Nerina Weiss
Nerina Weiss

    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

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).

Download Curriculum Vitae (CV): Nerina Weiss-03-2020

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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
Fafo-rapport 2017:07
Nerina Weiss
Fafo-rapport 2013:47

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup and Nerina Weiss

Introduction: The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Nazand Begikhani, Wendelmoet Hamelink, Nerina Weiss

Women and War

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

Nerina Weiss

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

Maria Six-Hohenbalken and Nerina Weiss


Project manager: Nerina Weiss
End of project: 2021
Current projects

Project manager: Ragna Lillevik
End of project: 2020
Completed projects

Project manager: Inger Marie Hagen
End of project: 2019
Completed projects

Project manager: Nerina Weiss
End of project: 2018
Completed projects
Anne Britt Djuve
End of project: 2016
Completed projects