Nerina Weiss
Nerina Weiss
Researcher

    Academic background:

    PhD Social Anthropology, University of Oslo


Area of work:

Violence and conflict, gender, political anthropology, migration, torture and social suffering, asylum, radicalization.


Research areas:

Violence and Conflict | Migration | Inclusion of immigrants


Nerina Weiss is senior researcher at Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Studies. She holds a PhD in social anthropology (University of Oslo 2012), and worked as a Marie Curie IE Fellow at Dignity-Danish Institute against Torture from 2011 to 2013.

Much of her academic and applied research has focused on citizen-state relations, which she explored through a focus on political violence and migration, radicalization, as well as torture and trauma.

Regionally she has worked in the Mediterranean and Middle East, with extensive fieldwork experience from Cyprus and Eastern Turkey, as well as from Denmark, Norway and Austria. She is the co-editor of “Violence Expressed: An Anthropological Perspective” (2012 Routledge).

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Ragna Lillevik, Nerina Weiss og Cecilia Dinardi
Fafo-rapport 2022:16
Nerina Weiss, Anne Hege Strand og Hedda Flatø
Fafo-rapport 2022:09
Ragna Lillevik, Nerina Weiss og Lene Christin Holum
Barnefaglig kompetanse i utlendingsforvaltningen
En evaluering av utlendingsforvaltningens arbeid med barn og barnefaglig kompetanse
Fafo-rapport 2021:34
Cecilia Dinardi, Birgit Lie, Nora Sveaass og Nerina Weiss
Torturutsatte i den norske asylprosessen
En utredning av Norges forpliktelser, og anbefalinger til praksis
Fafo-rapport 2021:18
Nerina Weiss og Anne Hege Strand
Jeg vet og Snakke sammen: Verktøyenes endringsteorier
Evaluering av Jeg vet og Snakke sammen: Delrapport 1
Fafo-notat 2020:13
Ragna Lillevik, Nerina Weiss, Hanne Kavli, Gitte Haugnæss og Morten Stenstadvold
Fafo-rapport 2020:03
Nerina Weiss, Anne Britt Djuve, Wendy Hamelink og Huafeng Zhang
Opphold i asylmottak
Konsekvenser for levekår og integrering
Fafo-rapport 2017:07
Nerina Weiss
Normalitet i limbo
Asylbarn med endelig avslag
Fafo-rapport 2013:47

Nerina Weiss & Nina Gren

Mission Impossible?
The Moral Discomfort among Swedish and Norwegian Welfare Bureaucrats Encountering Refugees

Nordic Welfare Research , 2021

Nerina Weiss

The trauma of waiting: understanding the violence of the benevolent welfare state , 2020

I: Edited by Dalia Abdelhady, Nina Gren and Martin Joormann Refugees and the violence of welfare bureaucracies in Northern Europe

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup and Nerina Weiss

Introduction: The Generative Power of Political Emotions , 2018

Nazand Begikhani, Wendelmoet Hamelink, Nerina Weiss

Women and War , 2018

Nerina Weiss

Gender roles , 2018

Nerina Weiss

De gode radikale i kampen mot IS , 2017

Ludvig Foghammar, Suyoun Jang, Gulzhan Asylbek Kyzy, Nerina Weiss, Katherine A. Sullivan, Fawzia Gibson-Fall, Rachel Irwin

Challenges in researching violence affecting health service delivery in complex security environments , 2016

Nerina Weiss

Ønsket om å bli som andre barn
Hverdagen til barn med endelig avslag på sin asylsøknad , 2015

Maria Six-Hohenbalken and Nerina Weiss

Violence Expressed. An Anthropological Approach , 2011

Maria Six-Hohenbalken and Nerina Weiss

Introduction , 2011

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