Åsne Håndlykken-Luz

Stipendiat

Fakultet for humaniora, idretts- og utdanningsvitenskap
Institutt for kultur, religion og samfunnsfag
Campus Drammen ()
Åsne is a PhD research fellow in Culture studies at the University of South-Eastern Norway where she is working on the research project “Cartographies of (in)visible cities: Exploring imaginary, biopolitics and resistance in Rio de Janeiro”. Her research explores urban cultures, urban experiences and politics, with a particular focus on everyday experiences, the role of the senses, social inequalities, citizenship, urban militarization and urban change in cities in the global south. She has undertaken ethnographic fieldwork in South Africa and Brazil. Åsne was a research fellow at the University of Bergamo in Italy and Universidade Federal Fluminense (2010-2014). She holds a master’s degree in European Studies on Society, Science and Technology from the University of Maastricht.

Kompetanse

  • Cultural studies
  • Urban sociology and urban anthropology
  • Everyday urban politics
  • Visual anthropology and visual methods
  • Ethics
  • Studies on Society, Science and Technology (STS)
  • Cities in the global South
  • Postcolonialism
  • Citizenship
  • Power and space
  • Peripheries
  • Social inequalities

Research interests

Urban cultures, urban experiences and politics, with a particular focus on everyday experiences, space, the role of the senses, social inequalities, citizenship, social media, racisms, power, social movements, peripheries, global south, urban militarization and urban change in cities.

CV

Arbeidserfaring

  • PhD researcher, ISCTE, Lisboa, Department of sociology (2019)
  • PhD research fellow, Culture Studies, USN (2018-2019)
  • Senior advisor, rectorate, USN (2018-2019)
  • Senior advisor, Department of research and innovation, USN (2016-2018)
  • Assistant project manager KLOK and advisor, Department of research and innovation, HSN (2015-2016)
  • Research fellow Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate, Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones, the University of Bergamo, the University Federal Fluminense (UFF), Rio de Janeiro (2010-2014). Experience from research and fieldwork in favelas/communities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Utdanning

  • PhD candidate, ISCTE, Lisboa Department of sociology (2019)
  • PhD Candidate, Culture studies, USN (2018-2019)
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate, Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones, the University of Bergamo, the University Federal Fluminense (UFF), Rio de Janeiro and the University of Barcelona (2010-2014). Experience from research and fieldwork in favelas/communities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • MA European Studies on Society, Technology and Science (ESST), Governance of Innovation and Technological Culture in the Global South, from the University of Maastricht (2010). Fieldwork in South Africa.
  • BA Culture and history of ideas, University of Oslo (The National University of Singapore (NUS), University of the Western Cape (UWC), South Africa, University of Bamako, Mali).
  • BA Design, nouvelle couture, cultures and identity, Ecole Supérieure de l’Art et Technique de la Mode, Paris.

 

Languages:

English, French, Brazilian Portuguese (fluent)

Spanish, Italian, German (basic)

Publikasjoner

Exploring the politics of Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) in the context of contemporary South Africa; how are open policies implemented in practice? (The Journal of Community Informatics - Special Issue: Community Informatics and Open Government Data Vol 8 No 2 (2012) ISSN: 1712-4441)

Digital Cities in the making: exploring perceptions of space, agency of actors and heterotopia (C-Legenda - n. 25, feb. 2012. ISSN 1519-0617)

Tecnologias digitais, redefinições do espaço e novas territorialidades (Estação Transmídia, in Ciberlegenda, no. 25. 2011. ISSN 1519-0617)

 

Stikkord

-Open Source, FLOSS, Free/Libre/Open/Source Software, Open contenet, Open Gouvernment Data, South Africa, politics, policy, freedom, inequalities
-Urban space, architecture, sentient cities, biopolitics, connectivity, heterotopia, Power, Foucault
-Favela, UPP (Police Pacification Unit), dispositif, polyhedron, everyday urban politics, urbanization in the global south