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 (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.
  • Syse, Karen Lykke & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). The Animal That Therefore Was Removed from View: The Presentation of Meat in Norway 1950-2015. 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 & Syse, Karen Lykke (2021). Welfare Washing: Disseminating Disinformation in Meat Marketing. Society & Animals. ISSN 1063-1119. doi: 10.1163/15685306-BJA10032.
  • 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.
  • 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 & 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 & 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 (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 (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 (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 & 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 & 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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 & 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.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2012). The Rhetorical Making of a Crime Called Speciesism: The Reception of "Animal Liberation", Eco-global Crimes: Contemporary problems and Future Challenges. Ashgate. ISSN 978-1-4094-3493-1. p. 71–90. doi: 10.4324/9781315578651-5.

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  • 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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  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Digitale skyggesider - tekno-optimisme møter overvåkningskapitalismen. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 38(1-2), p. 124–138.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Selvsentrert. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X. p. 72–77.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Bezosiering av akademia . Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Koronakommisjonen vitner om politikkens økende nærsynthet. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Oda til uskylden. Kairos. ISSN 2703-822X.
  • 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). Når forskere flyr fra ansvaret. Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Tildelingsbrevet: En sjangeranalyse. Khrono.no. ISSN 1894-8995.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Fagdannelse. Kairos. ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Mouffsk ordbok. Kairos. ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Lohne, Kjersti; Karlsson Schaffer, Johan; Thorsen, Dag Einar & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Rights and democracy as Nordic brands.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Vi, mennesker. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Teori som krisetiltak. Kairos. ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Jørgensen, Iben Brinch (2020). Lang lugg, skalla bak. Kairos. ISSN 2703-822X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2020). Hvordan skape tillit. Kairos. ISSN 2703-822X.
  • 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 (2020). Rhetorica voluminosa. Rhetorica Scandinavica. ISSN 1397-0534. p. v–ix.
  • 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.
  • Carlsen, Benedicte & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Enacting Pandemics: How Health Authorities Use the Press and Vice Versa.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Forskningskommunikasjon 1 og forskningskommunikasjon 2. Forskning.no.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2019). Brevitas ad absurdum. Forskning.no.
  • 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). Enhetsuniversitetet? Uniforum. ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Syse, Karen V Lykke (2019). Bullshit om gris. Dagens næringsliv. ISSN 0803-9372.
  • 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). Kommentarfeltmotstand er uansvarlig, selvmotsigende og risikabelt snobberi. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116. p. 22–22.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Syse, Karen V Lykke & Endreson, Thorunn Gullaksen (2018). Kamp om intensjonsrommet, Karlsvik? Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839. p. 29–29.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Filosofiens begravelsesagent. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Kunnskapsgrunnlag og kvikksand. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). Åndssnobber, adskill eder! Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2018). En Dude for vår tid. Agenda Magasin.
  • 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 & McNeill, Desmond (2017). Vi måste prata om utvärderingarnas syfte. Biståndsdebatten.se.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2017). Bistandens læringsproblem. Vårt land. ISSN 0805-5424.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Hermansen, Erlend Andre T. (2017). Hvorfor skal vi tro på klimaforskningen? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Syse, Karen V Lykke & Endreson, Thorunn Gullaksen (2017). Ut av klima-melankolien! Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839. p. 22–23.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2017). Vi som burde elske Amerika. Agenda Magasin.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2017). Solidaritet i trollenes tid. Agenda Magasin.
  • Reinertsen, Hilde; Bjørkdahl, Kristian & McNeill, Desmond (2016). Confronting the contradiction: An exploration of the tensions between accountability and learning in aid evaluation. Seminar presentation.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Reinertsen, Hilde & McNeill, Desmond (2016). Confronting the contradiction: An exploration of the tensions between accountability and learning in aid evaluation. Conference presentation.
  • Ludvigsen, Kari; Brekke, Ole Andreas & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Mellom risiko og krise: Myndighetens kommunikasjon om svineinfluensapandemien i 2009.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Anti-sublim. Vagant. ISSN 0802-0736.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2015). Rapporten ingen har lest. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Spisformulering: Intervju med Gunhild Stordalen. Tvergastein. ISSN 1893-5605. p. 14–21.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Selvhjelpslitteratur som tabu. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Frykt og grønt. Bokvennen. ISSN 0802-1953.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2014). Det er utover vi må gå. 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). Pollanering. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X.
  • 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). Bevisstløs i handlingsøyeblikket. Ytring : NRK.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2013). Usmakelig fra NRK. Dagsavisen. ISSN 1503-2892. p. 4–5.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Syse, Karen V Lykke & Endreson, Thorunn (2012). Selvdyrking er selvdyrking. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847. p. 20–21.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2012). Skyttergravskrig ved forskningsfronten. Forskerforum. ISSN 0800-1715. p. 34–35.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2012). Mannen som ville redde verden. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2012). Kan vi redde verden med grønnsaksuppe? Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X. p. 21–27.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2012). Cash, kuler og krutt. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. ISSN 0805-276X. p. 46–48.
  • Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2012). Trusler mot demokratiet. Dagsavisen. ISSN 1503-2892.
  • 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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