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Dr Barbara Andersen

Lecturer in Social Anthropology

School of People, Environment and Planning

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Andersen, BA. (2018). GENDER VIOLENCE & HUMAN RIGHTS: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. Edited by Aletta Biersack, Margaret Jolly, Martha Macintyre and TRANSFORMATIONS OF GENDER IN MELANESIA. Edited by Martha Macintyre and Ceridwen Spark,. Pacific affairs. 91(1), 204-208
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, B. (2017). Careful Words: Nursing, Language, and Emotion in Papua New Guinea. Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness. 36(8), 758-771
[Journal article]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2017). Intimate economies of development: Mobility, sexuality and health in Asia. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. 18(2), 191-192
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2016). Wives and wanderers in a New Guinea highlands society: Women's lives in the Waghi Valley by Marie Olive Reay. Francesca Merlan, ed. American Anthropologist. 118(4), 952-953
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, B. (2016). Temporal circuits and social triage in a Papua New Guinean Clinic. Critique of Anthropology. 36(1), 13-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Kowal, E., Meyers, T., Raikhel, E., Redfield, P., Abramowitz, S., Andersen, B., . . . Grant, J. (2015). The Open Question: Medical Anthropology and Open Access. Medicine Anthropology Theory. 2(1), 75-94
[Journal article]Authored by: Andersen, B.Contributed to by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, B. (2015). Style and self-making: String bag production in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Anthropology Today. 31(5), 16-20
[Journal article]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2015). Book review: Alice Street, biomedicine in an unstable place: Infrastructure and personhood in a Papua New Guinean hospital. Anthropological Quarterly. 88(2), 581-586
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2014). Review of the book Interpreting Corruption: Culture and Politics in the Pacific Islands by Peter Larmour. Pacific Affairs: an international review of Asia and the Pacific. 87(2), 404-406
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2014). Working together in Vanuatu: Research Histories, Collaborations, Projects, and Reflections by ed. John Taylor and Nick Thieberger (review). Collaborative Anthropologies. 7(1), 84-87
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, B. (2013). Tricks, Lies, and Mobile Phones: 'Phone Friend' Stories in Papua New Guinea. Culture, Theory and Critique. 54(3), 318-334
[Journal article]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2012). Fieldnote: “Reflections from Papua New Guinea: Making ‘friends’ and the desire for ‘white men’”. : Anthropology Now
[Internet publication]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA. (2012). Book review: Out of place: Madness in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea by Michael Goddard. The Contemporary Pacific. 12(2), 460-462
[Book Review]Authored by: Andersen, B.

Book

Andersen, BA. (2017). Learning to believe in Papua New Guinea. In K. Rio, M. MacCarthy, & R. Blanes (Eds.) Pentecostalism and Witchcraft: Spiritual Warfare in Africa and Melanesia. (pp. 235 - 255). : Palgrave Macmillan
[Chapter]Authored by: Andersen, B.

Thesis

Andersen, BA. (2014). Our people are still out there: Nursing education and dilemmas of development in Papua New Guinea. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Andersen, B.

Conference

Andersen, BA.Home in the 'siggy state': Housing and security in Papua New Guinea. . Munich, Germany
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA.In the place of other people: Labour & mobility in the PNG health sector. . Cairns, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA.Friendship and the securitization of everyday life in Papua New Guinea. . San Diego, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA.On 'Showing Respect': Order and Disorder in the Papua New Guinea Health Sector. . San Diego, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA.Relational infrastructures in Papua New Guinean nursing education. . Denver, Colorado
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.Contributed to by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA.(2015). The relatives are always watching: Surveillance and subjectivity in a Papua New Guinea nursing school. . Brussels, Belgium
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.
Andersen, BA.Learning to believe: Education and the reproduction of witchcraft beliefs among Pentecostal youth in PNG. . Washington DC
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Andersen, B.

Other

Andersen, BA. (2014). Thinking with Kuru.
[Other]Authored by: Andersen, B.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 1

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Lynne McDonald - Doctor of Philosophy
    Missionaries on Choiseul, Solomon Islands, 1904-1978

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Hanny Hartono - Doctor of Philosophy
    Media Consumption in Contemporary Urban Indonesia and Everyday Life: Muslim Women, Parenting and Media

Media and Links

Media

  • 22 Mar 2017 - Online, Newspaper
    New York Times: "India's 'Phone Romeos'.."
    "Tricks, Lies, and Mobile Phones: 'Phone Friend' Stories in Papua New Guinea" linked in online version of New York Times Article, March 22, 2017.
  • 16 Apr 2016 - Online
    Interview with Dr Barbara Andersen
    Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa New Zealand blog interview

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