Invisible Minority? Experiences of Young Norwegian Jews in School

28.01.2021 12:00 - English

Kristoffer Løkken Økland (UiB)

Scholars argue that anti-Semitism in Norway has decreased over the past ten years. Yet, many Jews view anti- Semitism as an increasing problem in Norway. Although many studies have started to address Jews’ experiences of discrimination and anti-Semitism in Norway, there is still little research about their experiences in school.

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In this seminar, PhD candidate Kristoffer Løkken Økland will present findings from his narrative interview study about school and youth experiences of nine young Norwegians Jews. In his study, Kristoffer explores how young Jews negotiate their identity in the context of their interactions with their peers and their prejudices against them.

Kristoffer Løkken Økland
is a PhD candidate at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR) at the University of Bergen. He holds bachelor and master’s degree in Sociology from Aalborg University.

Photo credit:
Susan Jane Golding

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Bergen Global
Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

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