Ulrikke Bryn Wethal

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Visiting address Sandakerveien 130 Bygg 2 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1116 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Consumption and sustainability
  • Social practices, systems and consumption
  • Chinese-African relations (particularly Mozambique)
  • Economic-, development- and labour geography
  • Industry, production and employment in low- and middle-income countries
  • Globalisation, competition and business strategies

Courses taught

Background

  • PhD (2012-2017): Human geography, UIO. Title When China builds Africa. Linking construction projects and economic development in Mozambique.
  • MA (2009-2011): Human geography, UIO. Title Strategies of Avoidance – value chain reactions in the Durban clothing industry
  • BA (2005-2009): African Studies, Sub-Saharan Africa, UIO
Tags: Sustainable consumption, Africa, Asia, Poverty and Development, Rights, China, Global South, Mozambique

Publications

  • Hoolohan, Claire; Wertheim-Heck, Sigrid; Devaux, Fanny; Domaneschi, Lorenzo; Dubuisson-Quellier, Sophie & Schafer, Martina [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). COVID-19 and socio-materially bounded experimentation in food practices: insights from seven countries. Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. ISSN 1548-7733.
  • Volden, Johannes & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2021). What Happens When Cultured Meat Meets Meat Culture? (Un)Naturalness And (Un)Familiarity In The Meat Of Today And Tomorrow. 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. p. 185–206.
  • Hansen, Arve; Jakobsen, Jostein & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2021). New Geographies of Global Meatification: The BRICS in the Industrial Meat Complex. 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. p. 35–58.
  • Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2020). Practices, provision and protest: Power outages in rural Norwegian households. Energy Research & Social Science. ISSN 2214-6296. 62. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2019.101388. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2019). Building Africa’s Infrastructure: Reinstating History in Infrastructure Debates. Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 46(3), p. 473–499. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2019.1616609.
  • Efstathiou, Sophia; Korsnes, Marius; Gabrielsen, Ane Møller; Finstad, Terje; Giæver, Fay & Driessen, Clemens [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). lnvestigating the elasticity of meat consumption for climate mitigation: 4Rs for responsible meat use. In Vinnari, Eija & Vinnari, Markus (Ed.), Sustainable governance and management of food systems. Wageningen Academic Publishers. ISSN 978-90-8686-341-9. p. 19–25. doi: 10.3920/978-90-8686-892-6_1.
  • Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2018). Beyond the China factor: challenges to backward linkages in the Mozambican construction sector. The Journal of Modern African Studies. ISSN 0022-278X. 56(2), p. 325–351. doi: 10.1017/S0022278X18000150. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2017). Passive Hosts or Demanding Stakeholders? Understanding Mozambique’s Negotiating Power in the Face of China. Forum for Development Studies. ISSN 0803-9410. 44(3), p. 493–516. doi: 10.1080/08039410.2017.1317660. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2017). Workplace regimes in Sino-Mozambican construction projects: resentment and tension in a divided workplace. Journal of Contemporary African Studies. ISSN 0258-9001. 35(3), p. 383–403. doi: 10.1080/02589001.2017.1323379. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2015). Searching for sustainability in Mozambique's development strategy. In Hansen, Arve & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (Ed.), Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability: Theories, strategies, local realities. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-74732-5.
  • Hansen, Arve & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2015). Global sustainability and the rise of the south: development patterns and emerging challenges. In Hansen, Arve & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (Ed.), Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability: Theories, strategies, local realities. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-74732-5.
  • Hansen, Arve & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2015). Emerging economies and challenges to sustainability. In Hansen, Arve & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (Ed.), Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability: Theories, strategies, local realities. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-74732-5.

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  • Hansen, Arve & Wethal, Ulrikke Bryn (2015). Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability: Theories, strategies, local realities. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-74732-5. 304 p.

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Published Aug. 30, 2011 11:37 AM - Last modified Jan. 12, 2021 2:44 PM