Other tasks and qualifications
Editor of the International Journal Ethnologia Scandinavica, 1994 – 2005.
1993-1996 Professor and Chair, European Ethnology, University of Bergen Norway.
1996- 2001 Professor II, European Ethnology, University of Bergen, Norway.
1996- 2009 Professor and Chair: European Ethnology, University of Lund, Sweden.
2009 - Professor II, Agderforskning, Kristiansand, Norway
Experience from Evaluations:
Evaluating research projects within the calls 6th and 7th Framework Programmes of the European Commission. 2000 – 2010; Marie Curie 2009-2012.
On the Board of the Norwegian Reserach Council (NFR), Kön i förändring, Kultur och hälsa. Swedish Council for Sport Research (Idrottens forskningråd) ,Youth Research Council, Sweden (FRN), Humanities and Social Research, HSFR, division for Sociology, Applied Social Research, Anthropology and Ethnology, Sweden, and VR (Vetenskapsrådet).
From 1981 to today I have been managing 16 different research projects in Sweden, Norway and internationally; engaging more than 50 scholars.
The latest, Trygghetens variationer, (2004-2009) was dealing with regional differences in long-term sick-leave, and managed together with Professor Bo Rothstein, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. It resulted in two books, one dissertation, and twenty other scientific publications in Swedish, English and French.