Tone Sommerfelt: All news

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Monday, 21 Mar 2022
Tone Sommerfelt On Her Father’s Unique Anthropological Work

​The journal History and Anthropology has dedicated a special section to Norwegian anthropologist Axel Sommerfelt and his previously unpublished paper on ethnic groups and boundaries. The section has been put together by PRIO researcher Tone Sommerfelt – Axel Sommerfelt's daughter – Marek Jakoubek and Thomas Hylland Eriksen.

Saturday, 5 Feb 2022
New Series of Video Portraits from West Africa

The lives and dreams of young adults in three cities are explored in the project Future Migration as Present Fact (FUMI).

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021
What makes people want to migrate?

Thousands of people have responded to surveys with questions about their wishes or plans for migration and researchers have analyzed the data to identify the drivers. But until now, the results have been fragmented. In the first-ever systematic literature review four PRIO researchers map out what makes people want to migrate. 

Thursday, 15 Oct 2020
New team takes mixed methods to the next level

​With the hiring of Maryam Aslany, the three-person core team of the project Future Migration as Present Fact (FUMI) is in place. The team composition reflects the project's uique ambitions.

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