Organizers and contact

Kultrans is an interdisciplinary research network at the University of Oslo, Norway, that investigates processes of change in society – similarity and difference, continuity and disruption, tradition and innovation – within different contexts of communication and opinion and in different cultures. The focus of the research is the local and global effects of globalization, from both historic and contemporary perspectives.

Organizing committee

Espen Ytreberg, Professor, Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.

Helge Jordheim - Academic director Kultrans, University of Oslo.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen - Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo.


Research officers

Beate Trandem - Administrative coordinator Kultrans.

Katrin Wolstein - Erasmus intern, Kultrans and Department of Social Anthropology.