Sidsel Roalkvam

Professor and Centre Director
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Sidsel Roalkvam is Director of the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM).

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Academic Interests

  • Global Health
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Crisis
  • Community Capacity
  • Religion and illness
  • Gender 

Background

  • Professor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) University of Oslo, 2018-

  • Centre Director, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) University of Oslo, 2017-

  • Associate Professor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) University of Oslo, 2007-2017

  • Associate Professor (20 %) of the Master Program Religion and Society at the Faculty of Theology University of Oslo, 2002-2009

  • Associate Professor / Head of Unit Department of Research and Development, International Unit, Diakonhjemmet University College Oslo, 1997-2002
  • Post.Doc.  The faculty of Medicine University of Oslo 1997-2002

Positions held

  • Academic Director of LEVE – Livelihoods in Developing Countries, an Interfaculty Research Area at UiO.
  • Project director, the interdisciplinary project SUM-Medic: Explaining Differential Immunization Coverage a Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Partners

Tags: Global Health, Africa, Asia, India, Global South, Malawi

Publications

  • Gottlieb, Alma; Roalkvam, Sidsel; Rosen, David M.; Spray, Julie & Taliani, Simona (2020). Writing about Children for a Public Forum. Public Anthropologist. ISSN 2589-1707. 2(1), p. 37–81. doi: 10.1163/25891715-00201002.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & McNeill, Desmond (2016). What Counts as Progress? the Contradictions of Global Health Initiatives. Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 43(1), p. 69–88. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2015.1134645.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2014). Health governance in India: Citizenship as situated practice. Global Public Health. ISSN 1744-1692. 9(8), p. 910–926. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2014.941900.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2014). The Reproductive Body and the State: Engaging with the National Rural Health Mission in Tribal Odisha. In Nielsen, Kenneth Bo & Waldrop, Anne (Ed.), Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in India. Anthem Press. ISSN 9781783082698. p. 123–137.
  • Mishra, Arima & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2014). The Reproductive Body and the State: Engaging with the National Rural Health Mission in Tribal Odisha. In Nielsen, Kenneth Bo & Waldrop, Anne (Ed.), Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in India. Anthem Press. ISSN 9781783082698. p. 123–137.
  • Ottersen, Ole Petter; Dasgupta, Jashodhara; Blouin, Chantal; Buss, Paulo Marchiori; Chongsuvivatwong, Virasakdi & Frenk, Julio [Show all 24 contributors for this article] (2014). The political origins of health inequity: Prospects for change. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 383(9917), p. 630–667. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2813%2962407-1.
  • Varghese, Beena; Roy, Reetabrata; Saha, Somen & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2014). Fostering maternal and newborn care in India the Yashodaway: Does this improve maternal and newborn care practices during institutional delivery? PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 9(1). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084145.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Blume, Stuart & Jani-Bølstad, Jagrati (2013). Saving childrens' lives: perspectives on immunisation. In Roalkvam, Sidsel; McNeill, Desmond & Blume, Stuart (Ed.), Protecting the World's Children: Immunisation policies and Practices. Oxford University Press. ISSN 978-0-19-966644-7. p. 1–30. doi: 10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780199666447.003.0001.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & Jani-Bølstad, Jagrati (2013). Rights and obligations in national health governance. In Roalkvam, Sidsel; McNeill, Desmond & Blume, Stuart (Ed.), Protecting the World's Children: Immunisation policies and Practices. Oxford University Press. ISSN 978-0-19-966644-7. p. 115–149. doi: 10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780199666447.003.0005.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Mishra, Arima & Hasjia, Shefali (2013). Numerical Narratives Accounts of lay health workers in India. In Mishra, Arima & Chatterjee, Suhita C. (Ed.), Multiple Voices and Stories: Narratives of Health and Illness. Orient BlackSwan. ISSN 8125053794. p. 121–140.
  • McNeill, Desmond; Roalkvam, Sidsel & Blume, Stuart (2013). Have means become ends? Getting children's health back in focus. In Roalkvam, Sidsel; McNeill, Desmond & Blume, Stuart (Ed.), Protecting the World's Children: Immunisation policies and Practices. Oxford University Press. ISSN 978-0-19-966644-7. p. 187–204. doi: 10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780199666447.003.0007.
  • McNeill, Desmond; Roalkvam, Sidsel & Blume, Stuart (2013). Concepts and Approaches. In Roalkvam, Sidsel; McNeill, Desmond & Blume, Stuart (Ed.), Protecting the World's Children: Immunisation policies and Practices. Oxford University Press. ISSN 978-0-19-966644-7. p. 31–58.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2012). Stripped of Rights in the Pursuit of the Good: The Politics of Gender and the Reproductive Body in Rajasthan, India. In Nielsen, Kenneth Bo & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (Ed.), Development and Environment: Practices, Theories, Policies. Akademisk Forlag. ISSN 9788232100330. p. 243–256.
  • Salomonsen, Jone & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2010). Making Strong. Women, Aids and Rites of Protection/Alteration. Journal of Constructive Theology. ISSN 1025-5648. 2(16), p. 25–47.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & Sandberg, Kristin Ingstad (2010). Special Section Introduction. Vaccines and the Global system /or Why Study Vaccines? Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 37(3), p. 293–300. doi: 10.1080/080394102010516385.
  • Nordfeldt, Cecilie & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2010). Choosing vaccination: Negotiating child protection and good citizenship in modern India :. Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 37(3), p. 327–347. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2010.513402.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2009). Protective Societies and Protective Spaces: Enduring AIDS in Mpophomeni. In Richardson, Neville (Eds.), Broken Bodies and Healing Communities, faith-based responses to HIV and AIDS in South African township. Cluster Publications Pietermaritzburg. ISSN 9781875053827. p. 13–22.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2006). Hvordan det umulige blir muliggjort på "Go shopping@fertilemarket.com". In Grimen, Harald & Ingstad, Benedicte (Ed.), Kulturelle perspektiver på sykdom og helse. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 9788215009537. p. 111–127.

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  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; McNeill, Desmond & Blume, Stuart (2013). Protecting the World's Children: Immunisation policies and Practices. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-966644-7. 248 p.
  • Johannessen, Kai Ingolf; Molven, Olav; Roalkvam, Sidsel & Aakre, Marie (2007). Godt, rett, rettferdig. Etikk for sykepleiere. Akribe Forlag. ISBN 9788279501176. 375 p.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2003). Oceanic socialities and cultural forms : ethnographies of experience / edited by Ingjerd Hoëm and Sidsel Roalkvam. Berghahn Books. ISBN 1571815589. 214 p.

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  • Strang, Johan Emil; Roalkvam, Sidsel; Neumann, Iver Brynild & Larsen, Eirinn (2021). Nordic cooperation, identities and branding.
  • Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; Roalkvam, Sidsel & Asaduzzaman, Muhammad (2019). Action to protect the independence and integrity of global health research. BMJ Global Health. ISSN 2059-7908. 4. doi: 10.1136/%20bmjgh-2019-001746.
  • Kildal, Charlotte L; Holsten, Hilde Hartmann; de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2017). Norges ebola-repons endret seg da en norsk kvinne ble smittet. [Journal]. Forskning.no.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & Kloster, Maren Olene (2016). NGOs and the transfer of global maternal health policies (NGOMA).
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & Pot, Hanneke (2016). Global policies, local fragmentation: the impact of International NGOs on health development.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Pot, Hanneke & Kloster, Maren Olene (2016). Global policies, local fragmentation: the impact of International NGOs on health development.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & Kloster, Maren Olene (2016). State practices or studying up?
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; Chunga, Joseph; Mvua, Peter; Pot, Hanneke & Kloster, Maren Olene [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). NGOs and the transfer of global maternal health policies.
  • Kloster, Maren Olene; Pot, Hanneke & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2015). NGOMA - an overview.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Kloster, Maren Olene & Pot, Hanneke (2015). The Girl Effect - What Happened to Gender and Development?
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2015). Ebola-krisen kunne vært unngått. [Newspaper]. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2014). Mangel på tillit skaper epidemier. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Ottersen, Ole Petter; McNeill, Desmond; Dasgupta, Jashodhara; Scheel, Inger B. & Roalkvam, Sidsel (2014). Authors' reply. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 383(9926), p. 1380–1381.
  • Torheim, Liv Elin; Eide, Wenche Barth; Granheim, Sabrina IDO; Oshaug, Arne; Roalkvam, Sidsel & Afrim-Narh, Abraham Tetteh [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2014). “Big Food”challenges: Can the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights serve to promote the human rights to adequate food and health? .
  • Vogt, Yngve; Roalkvam, Sidsel; Jani-Bølstad, Jagrati; Gjøstein, Dagrunn Kyte & Mæstad, Ottar (2012). Belønner fødselshjelpere og fødende kvinner.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel & Sandberg, Kristin Ingstad (2010). Vaccines and the global system/or Why study vaccines? Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 37(3), p. 293–299. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2010.516385.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Nordfeldt, Cecilie & Flikke, Rune (2008). An anthropological approach to understanding differences in Immunization coverage.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2005). Shielding Against Othering: Being Church in a South African Township. The Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo 10-11 November 2005.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2005). Protective Societies and Protective Spaces.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2005). The Children left to stand alone.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel (2005). Spiritual and Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS and other Life Crisis in Mpophomeni Township, South Africa.
  • Roalkvam, Sidsel; Johannessen, Kai Ingolf & Molven, Olav (2004). En fremtidsrettet evaluering av Faglig etisk råd i Norsk Sykepleierforbund. Norsk sykepleierforbund.

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Published Aug. 15, 2011 2:53 PM - Last modified Sep. 7, 2019 6:47 PM