Various other writings

Musings on the Nature of Religion [.pdf]
– a remix of an old anthropology essay on religion. Works much better when not intentionally academic.

Uddannelsessystemets hvide elefant – eller: Lad lærelysten råde [.pdf]
– Opinion piece on the Danish education system. In Danish.

Hvorfor Carsten Jensen ikke er antropolog [.pdf]
– Essay examining both the practical and literary differences between ethnography and travelogues – using the example of the famed Danish literary critic Carsten Jensen’s travel writings. Published in the Institute of Anthropology magazine “Den Vilde Tanke” in November 2004. In Danish.

Formidling af antropologi: Den store verden i Elfenbenstårnet [.pdf]
– Critical interview with anthropology lecturers Mark Vacher and Jonathan Schwartz about the role of anthropology and anthropologists in the public debate. Published in the Institute of Anthropology magazine “Den Vilde Tanke” in March 2002. In Danish.

En Sminket Affære [.pdf]
– A story of out-of-sorts anthropology: Wondering why women wear make-up, and ending up on TV asking that question. Published in the Institute of Anthropology magazine “Den Vilde Tanke” in March 2002. In Danish.

En juleføljeton [.pdf]
– An anthropological christmas carol describing the issues that may arise when a Danish/Norwegian couple both want to celebrate christmas in their own country’s tradition. Published in the Institute of Anthropology magazine “Den Vilde Tanke” in December 2001. In Danish.

Kreativ Antropologi [.pdf]
– A couple of articles on Creative Anthropology – the concept of inventing tribes and rituals instead decribing actual ones. Much like Social Science Fiction. Published in the Institute of Anthropology magazine “Den Vilde Tanke” in March 2001. In Danish.

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