Tanja Winther

Professor and Head of research centre Include
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Visiting address Sandakerveien 130 Bygg 2 0484 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1116 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Electrification, socio-technical and cultural aspects (Author of The impact of electricity:Development, Desires and Dilemmas, Berghahn Books, 2008)
  • Sustainable energy consumption
  • Gender relations
  • Fieldwork: Tanzania (Zanzibar), Kenya, India, Malawi, Norway

Current Projects

Former Projects

Current positions

  • Employed by the University of Oslo (2006-)
  • Board member UiO:Energy (2017-)

Courses taught

I currently teach in the following courses:

Previously course leader/lecturer:

Background and former positions of trust

 

Tags: Energy, Electricity, Gender, Practice, Sustainable development, Africa, Asia, Norway, Consumption and Wellbeing, India, Global South, Europe

Publications

  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Searching for variation and complexity. In Podjed, Dan; Gorup, Meta; Borecky, Pavel & Guerrón Montero, Carla (Ed.), Why the world needs anthropologists. Routledge. ISSN 9781350147133. p. 85–98.
  • Jackson Inderberg, Tor Håkon; Sæle, Hanne; Westskog, Hege & Winther, Tanja (2020). The dynamics of solar prosuming: Exploring interconnections between actor groups in Norway. Energy Research & Social Science. ISSN 2214-6296. 70, p. 1–11. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101816. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winther, Tanja; Ulsrud, Kirsten; Matinga, Margaret; Govindan, Mini; Gill, Bigsna & Saini, Anjali [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2020). In the light of what we cannot see: Exploring the interconnections between gender and electricity access. Energy Research & Social Science. ISSN 2214-6296. 60(101334). doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2019.101334. Full text in Research Archive
  • Matinga, Margaret N.; Gill, Bigsna & Winther, Tanja (2019). Rice Cookers, Social Media, and Unruly Women: Disentangling Electricity's Gendered Implications in Rural Nepal . Frontiers in Energy Research. ISSN 2296-598X. 6(140). doi: 10.3389/fenrg.2018.00140. Full text in Research Archive
  • Standal, Karina; Winther, Tanja & Danielsen, Katrine (2018). Energy Politics and Gender. In Hancock, Kathleen & Allison, Juliann (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Energy Politics. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190861360. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190861360.013.6. Full text in Research Archive
  • Westskog, Hege; Winther, Tanja & Aasen, Marianne (2018). The creation of an ecovillage: Handling identities in a Norwegian sustainable valley. Sustainability. ISSN 2071-1050. 10(6). doi: 10.3390/su10062074. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winther, Tanja; Westskog, Hege & Sæle, Hanne (2018). Like having an electric car on the roof: Domesticating PV solar panels in Norway. Energy for Sustainable Development. ISSN 0973-0826. 47, p. 84–93. doi: 10.1016/j.esd.2018.09.006. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winther, Tanja & Bell, Sandra (2018). Domesticating In Home Displays in selected British and Norwegian households. Science & Technology Studies. ISSN 2243-4690. 31(2), p. 19–38. doi: 10.23987/sts.56791. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winther, Tanja; Ulsrud, Kirsten & Saini, Anjali (2018). Solar powered electricity access: Implications for women’s empowerment in rural Kenya. Energy Research & Social Science. ISSN 2214-6296. 44, p. 61–74. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2018.04.017. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ulsrud, Kirsten; Rohracher, Harald; Winther, Tanja; Muchunku, Charles & Palit, Debajit (2018). Pathways to electricity for all: What makes village-scale solar power successful? Energy Research & Social Science. ISSN 2214-6296. 44, p. 32–40. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2018.04.027. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winther, Tanja; Matinga, Margaret N.; Ulsrud, Kirsten & Standal, Karina (2017). Women’s empowerment through electricity access: scoping study and proposal for a framework of analysis. Journal of Development Effectiveness. ISSN 1943-9342. 9(3), p. 389–417. doi: 10.1080/19439342.2017.1343368. Full text in Research Archive
  • Winther, Tanja & Gurigard, Kjell (2017). Energy performance contracting (EPC): a suitable mechanism for achieving energy savings in housing cooperatives? Results from a Norwegian pilot project. Energy Efficiency. ISSN 1570-646X. 10(3), p. 577–596. doi: 10.1007/s12053-016-9477-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • Standal, Karina & Winther, Tanja (2016). Empowerment Through Energy? Impact of Electricity on Care Work Practices and Gender Relations. Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 43(1), p. 27–45. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2015.1134642. Full text in Research Archive
  • Halvorsen, Bente; Larsen, Bodil Merethe; Wilhite, Harold Langford & Winther, Tanja (2016). Revisiting household energy rebound: Perspectives from a multidisciplinary study. Indoor and Built Environment. ISSN 1420-326X. 25(7), p. 1114–1123. doi: 10.1177/1420326X16629725. Full text in Research Archive

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  • Winther, Tanja (2022). Forbrukersperspektiver.
  • Winther, Tanja (2022). Refleksjoner rundt kjønn i energiomstillingen .
  • Winther, Tanja (2022). What is fair? Reflections on energy transitions and fairness from a bottom-up perspective .
  • Winther, Tanja (2022). Wider issues of social acceptance in the energy transition with learnings from cases.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). En grønn omstilling må være rettferdig (i bilag til Aftenposten).
  • Winther, Tanja; Inderberg, Tor Håkon Jackson; Røe, Per Gunnar & Smørdal, Ole (2021). Møte med rep. fra Energi- og vassdragsavdelingen i Olje- og energidepartementet (OED).
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). The Route from Energy Transitions to Social Transitions — Where do Women Stand? [Journal]. Energy and Gender in Asia: A regional review.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Socially inclusive transitions.
  • Stokstad, Sigrid; Enger, Johanne Heen; Winther, Tanja; Olsen, Pål Erik & Sæther, Bjørnar (2021). Møte med Lillestrøm kommune, Ullensaker kommune og Viken fylkeskommune i forbindelse med prosjekt Medvirkning og sommerstudie.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Hvorfor Include?
  • Inderberg, Tor Håkon Jackson & Winther, Tanja (2021). - Jeg skammer meg sånn Nina (61) lever på strøm- prisens nåde. [Newspaper]. VG.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Frykter ny nettleiemodell vil føre til at flere sliter med strømregningen. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Europower Energi.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Socially just energy transition.
  • Winther, Tanja; Westskog, Hege & Leikanger, Iris (2021). Arbeid med videreutvikling av maler for Midtveisrapportering.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). A socially just energy transition.
  • Winther, Tanja & Røe, Per Gunnar (2021). Møte med Include-partner A-lab.
  • Winther, Tanja; Inderberg, Tor Håkon Jackson; Smørdal, Ole; Westskog, Hege & Berge, Erik (2021). Møte med Include-partner Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune.
  • Winther, Tanja; Inderberg, Tor Håkon Jackson & Sundet, Øyvind (2021). Møte med Troms Kraft.
  • Winther, Tanja; Inderberg, Tor Håkon Jackson; Solnørdal, Mette Talseth & Nilsen, Elin Anita (2021). Include - Fellesmøte med partnere i Tromsø.
  • Winther, Tanja & Sundet, Øyvind (2021). Folks betalingsproblemer kan øke. Nationen. ISSN 0805-3782.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Searching for Variation and Complexity (Book Launch Interview). [Internet]. YouTube.
  • Winther, Tanja & Røe, Per Gunnar (2021). Innspill til Oslo Science City (mars, april, mai).
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Synergimøte Include - COJUST/NTRANS.
  • Winther, Tanja (2021). Møte med Lyse Kraft.
  • Winther, Tanja; Jordhus-Lier, David Christoffer & Westskog, Hege (2021). Presentasjon av Include.
  • Winther, Tanja (2020). Equitable energy transition.
  • Winther, Tanja (2020). Kan koronapandemien gjøre energibruken vår mer bærekraftig? [Internet]. SUMs Pandemipodcast - episode 14.
  • Winther, Tanja (2020). Bruk av solpaneler i Norge - resultater fra forskningen . [Internet]. Solenergiklyngens Podcast.
  • Holsten, Hilde; Jackson Inderberg, Tor Håkon; Westskog, Hege & Winther, Tanja (2020). Hvem skaffer seg solcellepanel hjemme? [Journal]. Forskning.no.
  • Winther, Tanja & Smørdal, Ole (2020). Dialgmøte med Utdanningsforbundet.
  • Hultgreen, Liv Randi; Kallbekken, Steffen; Marstein, Erik Stensrud; Tomasgard, Asgeir & Winther, Tanja (2020). Krisepakker som forsterker krisen. Forskning.no. ISSN 1891-635X.
  • Winther, Tanja (2020). Forskningssenteret Include: Det rasjonale, planer og potensielle utfordringer.
  • Winther, Tanja (2020). Frokostseminar - Inkluderende energiomstilling: temaer, perspektiver og erfaringer fra tidligere forskning. Frokostseminar arrangert av Include og CIENS.
  • Winther, Tanja; Westskog, Hege; Jackson Inderberg, Tor Håkon; Røe, Per Gunnar & Smørdal, Ole (2020). Møte med 22 brukerpartnere Include.
  • Aasen, Marianne; Jackson Inderberg, Tor Håkon; Standal, Karina; Sæle, Hanne; Westskog, Hege & Winther, Tanja (2020). Hvem kan jevne ut strømbruken sin? Teknisk Ukeblad. ISSN 0040-2354.
  • Winther, Tanja; Standal, Karina; Szulecki, Kacper & Abram, Simone Almond (2020). How to achieve a socially inclusive and just transition to a low-carbon society? Innspill til Kunnskapsdepartementet fra Include-forskere.
  • Winther, Tanja; Jackson Inderberg, Tor Håkon; Røe, Per Gunnar; Westskog, Hege & Smørdal, Ole (2020). Dialogmøte med OED om Include.
  • Jenkins, Kirsten & Winther, Tanja (2019). Energy justice – promises and limitations of a novel concept.
  • Bridge, Gavin & Winther, Tanja (2019). Opening remarks: The role of energy and infrastructure in reaching social, environmental and economic development.
  • Winther, Tanja (2019). Moderator during session "The role of energy and infrastructure in reaching social, environmental and economic Development".
  • Winther, Tanja (2019). Presentasjon av INCLUDE.
  • Böcker, Lars; Holtsmark, Katinka Kristine & Winther, Tanja (2019). Bærekraftige bilavgifter 2025 – innspill fra enkeltforskere tilknyttet INCLUDE til Finansdepartementet.
  • Winther, Tanja (2019). Establishing ‘INCLUDE’ as a transdisciplinary research centre on environmentally friendly energy in Norway: reflections on the process towards successful proposal – and some challenges ahead .
  • Winther, Tanja (2019). INCLUDE - INCLUsive Decarbonisation and Energy transition.
  • Winther, Tanja (2019). INCLUDE - et nytt FME Samfunn: planer, mål og forskningen senteret bygger på .
  • Holtsmark, Katinka Kristine; Böcker, Lars & Winther, Tanja (2019). Nei, vi har ikke glemt behovet for å kutte utslipp. Dagens næringsliv. ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Holtsmark, Katinka Kristine; Böcker, Lars & Winther, Tanja (2019). Er bilkjøring en rettighet på lik linje med god helsehjelp? Dagens næringsliv. ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Winther, Tanja; Kildal, Charlotte L & Bjerke, Lise (2018). Derfor kan strøm påvirke likestilling.
  • Winther, Tanja & Gill, Bigsna (2018). Key findings RA1.
  • Winther, Tanja (2018). Gender equality and Clean energy: Win-win or Conflicting goals? .
  • Winther, Tanja (2018). Nettselskaper og andre aktører Oppsummering av aktørenes perspektiver og forventninger til solstrøm i det norske kraftsystemet.
  • Winther, Tanja; Westskog, Hege & Sæle, Hanne (2017). Plusskundenes perspektiver. Oversikt og foreløpige funn fra dybdeintervjuer med plusskunder i Norge.
  • Westskog, Hege; Winther, Tanja & Aasen, Marianne (2017). The creation of and ecovillage.
  • Winther, Tanja (2017). Electricity as a social phenomenon. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Antropologia 2.0.
  • Winther, Tanja (2017). Energy and society.
  • Winther, Tanja (2017). Deltakelse i paneldiskusjon under lansering av Norads rapport "Norsk energisamarbeid 2007-15".
  • Winther, Tanja (2017). Sustainable Energy and Consumption, UiO .
  • Winther, Tanja (2017). Energy Anthropology Network Roundable and Discussion.
  • Winther, Tanja (2017). More nuanced approach to electricity needed to ensure access for all. Development Today. ISSN 0803-6209. p. 11–11.
  • Winther, Tanja & Palit, Debajit (2016). Strangely little is known about electricity's impact on Women’s Empowerment.
  • Standal, Karina & Winther, Tanja (2016). Equal Participation in Solar Projects Can Empower Women. [Internet]. The Quint.
  • Standal, Karina & Winther, Tanja (2016). Empowered by electricity. [Internet]. Kilden.
  • Standal, Karina & Winther, Tanja (2016). Elektrisitet redder liv. KILDEN : informasjonssenter for kjønnsforskning.
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Women's Empowerment in energy Projects: What is the meaning? .
  • Winther, Tanja; Standal, Karina & Hansen, Arve (2016). Gender, energy and consumption.
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Slik har teknologien endret livet for de fattige. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Bistandsaktuelt.
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Electrification in rural Zanzibar.
  • Winther, Tanja & Matinga, Margaret (2016). Women’s empowerment through electrification: what is (the) evidence? .
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Matching policy and People? Results from empirical Research in Norway on why measures for sustainable electricity consumption often fail.
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Electrification in the South: Strangely little is known about the impact on women's empowerment.
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Electrification has a gender impact. ScienceNordic.com.
  • Winther, Tanja & Bell, Sandra (2016). Do we want to know? Domesticating In-Home Displays in Norway and the UK.
  • Winther, Tanja (2016). Studying domestic practices.
  • Winther, Tanja; Wilhite, Harold Langford & Holsten, Hilde Hartmann (2015). Life changes with electricity. [Business/trade/industry journal]. ScienceNordic.
  • Winther, Tanja; Saini, Anjali; Ulsrud, Kirsten; Govindan, Mini; Gill, Bigsna & Matinga, Margaret N. [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2019). Women’s empowerment and electricity access: How do grid and off-grid systems enhance or restrict gender equality. ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy .
  • Westskog, Hege; Inderberg, Tor Håkon Jackson; Sæle, Hanne & Winther, Tanja (2018). Strøm fra folket? Drivkrefter og barrierer. CICERO Senter for klimaforskning. 2018(04).
  • Winther, Tanja; Palit, Debajit; Matinga, Margaret; Saini, Anjali; Govindan, Mini & Ulsrud, Kirsten [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). Exploring Factors that Enhance and restrict Women’s Empowerment through Electrification (EFEWEE). Scoping study report. ENERGIA.

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