Kristian Bjørkdahl

Postdoctoral Fellow and Head of Teaching
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https://www.kristianbjorkdahl.com/

Academic Interests

  • Rhetoric
  • Pragmatism
  • Reception Study

Courses taught

Background

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Centre for Development and the Environment, UiO (2017-)
  • Senior Researcher, Uni Research Rokkan Centre, (2014-2017)
  • Researcher, Centre for Development and the Environment, UiO (2013-2014)
  • PhD fellow (rhetoric), UiO (2008-2013)
  • MA (interdisciplinary cultural studies), UiO (2003-2005)
Tags: Rhetoric, Pragmatism

Publications

  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen Lykke (2022). From ritual loss of life to loss of living rituals: on judicialization of slaughter and denial of animal death. Food, Culture, and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. ISSN 1552-8014. doi: 10.1080/15528014.2022.2083883.
  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Introduction: On the Resilience of the Scandinavian Humanitarian Brand. In de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (Ed.), Do-Gooders at the End of Aid: Scandinavian Humanitarianism in the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9781108772129. p. 1–13. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1017/9781108772129.001.
  • Syse, Karen Lykke & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Ritual Loss of Life and Loss of Living Rituals: On Judicialization of Slaughter and Denial of Animal Death. In Hansen, Arve & Syse, Karen Lykke (Ed.), Changing Meat Cultures: Food Practices, Global Capitalism, and the Consumption of Animals. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISSN 978-1-5381-4265-3.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Kjeldsen, Jens Elmelund; Villadsen, Lisa Storm & Vigsø, Orla (2021). Argumentum ad solidaritatem: Rhetorical Leadership Strategies in Scandinavia During COVID-19. In Lewis, Monique; Govender, Eliza & Holland, Kate (Ed.), Communicating COVID-19: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-79734-8. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-79735-5.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Pipe Dreams of the Nouveaux Riches: How Norway Mixed Oil and Water at Expo ’92. Culture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research. ISSN 2000-1525. 13(1), p. 114–136. doi: 10.3384/cu.3376. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). The Nobel Savage: Norwegian Do-Goodery as Tragedy. In de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (Ed.), Do-Gooders at the End of Aid: Scandinavian Humanitarianism in the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9781108772129. p. 60–79. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen Lykke (2021). Welfare Washing: Disseminating Disinformation in Meat Marketing. Society & Animals. ISSN 1063-1119. doi: 10.1163/15685306-BJA10032.
  • Syse, Karen Lykke & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). The Animal That Therefore Was Removed from View: The Presentation of Meat in Norway, 1950-2020. In Grusovnik, Tomaz; Spannring, Reingard & Syse, Karen Lykke (Ed.), Environmental and Animal Abuse Denial: Averting Our Gaze. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISSN 978-1-7936-1046-1. p. 127–144.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Some Reflections on the Wideness of the Atlantic. In Mountford, Roxanne; Tell, Dave & Blakesley, David (Ed.), Reinventing Rhetoric Scholarship: Fifty Years of the Rhetoric Society of America. Parlor Press. ISSN 978-1-64317-098-5. p. 129–136.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Great Apes and Lesser Humans: Goodall and the Geographic Entangled in Uhuru. In Batra, Nandita & Wenning, Mario (Ed.), The Human-Animal Boundary: Exploring the Line in Philosophy and Fiction. Lexington Books. ISSN 9781498557825. p. 169–184.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen V Lykke (2019). Kjøtt, fremmedgjøring og fornektelse. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 36(3), p. 255–267. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-3053-2019-03-08.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Druglitrø, Tone (2019). When Authority Goes Viral: Digital Communication and Health Expertise on pandemi.no. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (Ed.), Pandemics, Publics, and Politics - Staging Responses to Public Health Crises. Palgrave Pivot. ISSN 978-981-13-2801-5. p. 75–91. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-2802-2_6.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (2019). Enacting Pandemics: How Health Authorities Use the Press — And Vice Versa. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (Ed.), Pandemics, Publics, and Politics - Staging Responses to Public Health Crises. Palgrave Pivot. ISSN 978-981-13-2801-5. p. 43–58. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-2802-2_4.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Kunsten å ikke lese: Hvorfor så få faktisk leser rapprter. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian (Eds.), Rapporten: Sjanger og styringsverktøy. Pax Forlag. ISSN 978-82-530-4052-3. p. 176–202.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Den innflytelsesrike nøytraliteten: Rapporten som demokratiets retoriske reisverk. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian (Eds.), Rapporten: Sjanger og styringsverktøy. Pax Forlag. ISSN 978-82-530-4052-3. p. 7–33.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Parrish, Alex (2017). Contextualizing Human Rhetorical Practice as Animal Behavior: An Invitation to Animal Rhetorics. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Parrish, Alex (Ed.), Rhetorical Animals: Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion. Lexington Books. ISSN 978-1-4985-5845-7. p. vii–xxiv.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2017). The Rhetoric of Nonanthropocentric Rhetoric. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Parrish, Alex (Ed.), Rhetorical Animals: Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion. Lexington Books. ISSN 978-1-4985-5845-7. p. 257–280.
  • Brekke, Ole Andreas; Ludvigsen, Kari & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2017). Handling og usikkerhet: Norske myndigheters kommunikasjon om svineinfluensapandemien i 2009. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 33(1), p. 54–77. doi: 10.18261/issn.2535-2512-2017-01-05. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (2017). Pandemic Rhetoric and Public Memory. What People (Don’t) Remember from the 2009 Swine Flu. In Kjeldsen, Jens Elmelund (Eds.), Rhetorical Audience Studies and Reception of Rhetoric. Exploring Audiences Empirically. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-61617-9. p. 261–283. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-61618-6_10.
  • Endreson, Thorunn Gullaksen; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen V Lykke (2017). "Kli-fi" på villspor: Klimakrisen i norsk samtidslitteratur. Norsk Litterær Årbok. ISSN 0078-1266. 52, p. 157–176.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (2017). Fear of the Fear of the Flu: Assumptions About Media Effects in the 2009 Pandemic. Science communication. ISSN 1075-5470. 39(3), p. 358–381. doi: 10.1177/1075547017709792.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Druglitrø, Tone (2016). Animal Housing/Housing Animals: Nodes of politics, practices and infrastructures. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Druglitrø, Tone (Ed.), Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations: Politics, Practices and Infrastructures. Routledge. ISSN 9781138854116. p. 1–14.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2016). When the Battery Cage Came to Norway: The Historical Path of an Agro-Industrial Artifact. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Druglitrø, Tone (Ed.), Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations: Politics, Practices and Infrastructures. Routledge. ISSN 9781138854116. p. 43–66.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2016). Det opplyste opinionsledervelde : kommentatorstanden under svineinfluensautbruddet i 2009. Norsk Medietidsskrift. ISSN 0804-8452. 22(1), p. 2–20. doi: 10.18261/issn.0805-9535-2016-01-04.
  • Borkfelt, Sune; Kondrup, Sara; Röcklinsberg, Helena; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Gjerris, Mickey (2015). Closer to Nature? A Critical Discussion of the Marketing of “Ethical” Animal Products. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. ISSN 1187-7863. 28(6), p. 1053–1073. doi: 10.1007/s10806-015-9577-4.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Metapanikk! Svineinfluensautbruddets retoriske forviklinger. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 32(2), p. 109–122.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Caged Welfare: Evading the Good Life for Egg Laying Hens. In Syse, Karen V Lykke & Mueller, Martin Lee (Ed.), Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life. Routledge. ISSN 978-1138013001. p. 204–223. doi: 10.4324/9781315795522-13.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen V Lykke (2013). Death and Meateriality. In Willerslev, Rane & Christensen, Dorthe Refslund (Ed.), Taming Time, Timing Death: Social Technologies and Ritual. Ashgate. ISSN 9781409450689.

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  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Franco Duharte, Adrian Santiago (2022). Academic Flying and the Means of Communication. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-981-16-4910-3. 365 p.
  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Do-Gooders at the End of Aid: Scandinavian Humanitarianism in the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781108772129.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (2019). Pandemics, Publics, and Politics - Staging Responses to Public Health Crises. Palgrave Pivot. ISBN 978-981-13-2801-5. 91 p.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Rapporten: Sjanger og styringsverktøy. Pax Forlag. ISBN 978-82-530-4052-3. 324 p.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Parrish, Alex (2017). Rhetorical Animals: Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion. Lexington Books. ISBN 978-1-4985-5845-7. 294 p.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Druglitrø, Tone (2016). Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations: Politics, Practices and Infrastructures. Routledge. ISBN 9781138854116. 215 p.

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  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2022). Accountability versus learning in aid evaluation: A practice-oriented exploration of persistent dilemmas. Evaluation: International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. ISSN 1356-3890. doi: 10.1177/13563890221100848.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2022). Kræsjkurs i forskningskommunikasjon. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2022). Forskningskommunikasjon og retorisk kvantitet. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Lohne, Kjersti; Karlsson Schaffer, Johan; Thorsen, Dag Einar & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Rights and democracy as Nordic brands.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Fagdannelse. Kairos (Oslo). ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Mouffsk ordbok. Kairos (Oslo). ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Bezosiering av akademia . Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Selvsentrert. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X. p. 72–77.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Digitale skyggesider - tekno-optimisme møter overvåkningskapitalismen. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 38(1-2), p. 124–138.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Tildelingsbrevet: En sjangeranalyse. Khrono.no. ISSN 1894-8995.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Når forskere flyr fra ansvaret. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Bullshit-bingo - i bold. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Vil kommunikatørene universitetets beste? Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Koronakommisjonen vitner om politikkens økende nærsynthet. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Oda til uskylden. Kairos (Oslo). ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Hvordan skape tillit. Kairos (Oslo). ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Vi, mennesker. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Jørgensen, Iben Brinch (2020). Lang lugg, skalla bak. Kairos (Oslo). ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Teori som krisetiltak. Kairos (Oslo). ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Rhetorica voluminosa. Rhetorica Scandinavica. ISSN 1397-0534. p. v–ix.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Donald Trump er et retorisk geni. Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Den definitive ikke-fortellingen om Norges forskningsråd. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X. 26(1), p. 64–67.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Brevitas ad absurdum. Forskning.no. ISSN 1891-635X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Forskningskommunikasjon 1 og forskningskommunikasjon 2. Forskning.no. ISSN 1891-635X.
  • Holsten, Hilde Hartmann; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Tønnesson, Johan (2019). Hvordan kommuniserer forskere, brukere og kommunikatører?
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Må vi hvite hvem vi er? Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). To tunge trender. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Forskeren som spåkone. Khrono.no. ISSN 1894-8995.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Fremtidens hermeneutikk. Khrono.no. ISSN 1894-8995.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Død eller doxa. Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Enhetsuniversitetet? Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen V Lykke (2019). Bullshit om gris. Dagens næringsliv. ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Kommentarfeltmotstand er uansvarlig, selvmotsigende og risikabelt snobberi. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116. p. 22–22.
  • Carlsen, Benedicte & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Enacting Pandemics: How Health Authorities Use the Press and Vice Versa.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (2019). Introduction: Pandemics, Publics, and Politics — Staging Responses to Public Health Crises. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (Ed.), Pandemics, Publics, and Politics - Staging Responses to Public Health Crises. Palgrave Pivot. ISSN 978-981-13-2801-5. p. 1–9.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Kunnskapsgrunnlag og kvikksand. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). En Dude for vår tid. Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Åndssnobber, adskill eder! Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Filosofiens begravelsesagent. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Syse, Karen V Lykke & Endreson, Thorunn Gullaksen (2018). Kamp om intensjonsrommet, Karlsvik? Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839. p. 29–29.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2017). Vi som burde elske Amerika. Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2017). Solidaritet i trollenes tid. Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Syse, Karen V Lykke & Endreson, Thorunn Gullaksen (2017). Ut av klima-melankolien! Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839. p. 22–23.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2017). Confronting the contradiction. An exploration into the dual purpose of accountability and learning in aid evaluation. Conference poster.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Hermansen, Erlend Andre T. (2017). Hvorfor skal vi tro på klimaforskningen? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2017). Bistandens læringsproblem. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2017). Vi måste prata om utvärderingarnas syfte. Biståndsdebatten.se.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Reinertsen, Hilde & McNeill, Desmond (2016). Confronting the contradiction: An exploration of the tensions between accountability and learning in aid evaluation. Conference presentation.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2016). Confronting the contradiction: An exploration of the tensions between accountability and learning in aid evaluation. Seminar presentation.
  • Ludvigsen, Kari; Brekke, Ole Andreas & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Mellom risiko og krise: Myndighetens kommunikasjon om svineinfluensapandemien i 2009.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Rapporten ingen har lest. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Anti-sublim. Vagant. ISSN 0802-0736.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Frykt og grønt. Bokvennen. ISSN 0802-1953.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Spisformulering: Intervju med Gunhild Stordalen. Tvergastein. ISSN 1893-5605. p. 14–21.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Det er utover vi må gå. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Selvhjelpslitteratur som tabu. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Om å overbevise underbevisstheten. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Syse, Karen V Lykke & Endreson, Thorunn (2013). Skitt og kanel i kjøkkenhagen. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2013). Bevisstløs i handlingsøyeblikket. Ytring : NRK.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2013). Ut i krigen. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2013). God geit - og et helvetes nytt år! Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2013). Pollanering. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2013). Usmakelig fra NRK. Dagsavisen. ISSN 1503-2892. p. 4–5.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2017). Confronting the contradiction: An exploration into the dual purpose of accountability and learning in aid evaluation. Expertgruppen för Biståndsanalys (EBA). ISSN 978-91-88143-28-0.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2016). Enlarging the Ethnos. Rorty, Redescription, and the Rhetorical Labor of Moral Progress. 07 Oslo Media.

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