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photographer/social anthropologist

About: Thera Mjaaland

Curriculum Vitae

Information is also registered in Cristin and at Academia.edu

Education

2017:            2-weeks course in ethnographic film-making, Manchester University, UK

2008-2012:  PhD-degree, Gender and Development, University of Bergen (UiB)

2001-2004:  Cand. Polit.-degree social anthropology, UiB

1998-2000:  Cand. Mag.-degree social anthropology and philosophy (including feminist philosophy), UiB

1977-1980:  Diploma in Photography, Bournemouth & Poole College of Art and Design, UK

Occupation

2015-           Independent researcher affiliated to UiB Global, University of Bergen

2016-2016:  Researcher (temporary position), Dept. Global Public Health and Primary Care, UiB

2015-2015:  Researcher (temporary position), CMI

2013-2015:  Associate professor, M-Phil. program Gender and Development, UiB

2008-2012:  PhD-candidate (stipendiat), Gender and Development, UiB

2001-2007:  Freelance teaching, Bergen Academy of Art and Design (Kunst- og designhøgskolen i Bergen)

2003-2004:  Teaching assistant, Institute of Social Anthropology, UiB

1999-2000:  Dean for the Department of Specialised Arts, Bergen Academy of Art and Design

1996-1999:  Assistant professor, Section Photography, Bergen Academy of Art and Design

1992-1995:  Member of Kvinnejournalen’s collective as photographer and editorial assistant, Oslo

1994:           Exhibition leader 'Photography as artistic expression' touring Norway, Riksutstillingene

1991-1995:  Teaching photography in self-organised courses and workshops, Oslo

1988-1992:  Teaching photography courses, Friundervisningen/Open University, Oslo

1988-1989:  Office/production assistant for Høvik Ballett, Oslo

1985-1986:  Starting and running Gallery Bogenloftet, Stokke

1979-1998:  Art photographer

Academic publications and exhibited art work

Academic publications

Art exhibitions

Other activities and published art work