Kathrine Johnsen

Kathrine I. Johnsen defended PhD thesis

February 14, 2019 • Svetlana Avelova

On 4 February 2019 Kathrine I. Johnsen defended her doctoral thesis in Ås, Akershus county, at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

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New Article from DÁVGGAS Project: Seeing Like the State or the Pastoralists?

July 29, 2015 • Philip Burgess

Finnmark_county_mapA new academic article has recently been  published from the DÁVGGAS project. Entitled “Seeing like the state or like pastoralists? Conflicting narratives on the governance of Sámi reindeer husbandry in Finnmark, Norway” The article is authored by by ,  and & Inger Marie Gaup Eira and will published in the Norwegian Journal of Geography.

From the abstract:

The article examines key actors’ perceptions on why Norwegian policy objectives aimed at securing sustainable reindeer husbandry through participation have failed in West Finnmark. Based on government documents, media debates, and interviews with the actors, the authors identify two competing narratives on why there are ‘too many reindeer’ despite continued state efforts at destocking.

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