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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 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Andersen, B. (2017). Careful Words: Nursing, Language, and Emotion in Papua New Guinea. Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness. , 1-14
[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). Review of 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). Review of the book Out of Place: Madness in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea by Michael Goddard. Contemporary Pacific. 12(2), 460-462
[Book Review]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, QLD
[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.The Relatives are Always Watching: Surveillance and Subjectivity in a Papua New Guinea Nursing School.. . Brussels
[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
CoSupervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Lynne McDonald - PhD
    Missionaries on Choiseul, Solomon Islands, 1904-1978

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2017 - Hanny Savitri Hartono - PhD
    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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