Ingvild Bergom Lunde

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Phone +47 22855627
Mobile phone +47 48150763
Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Female genital cutting
  • Ritual circumcision of boys
  • Intimate cosmetic surgery
  • Genital surgery for intersex infants
  • Genital surgery for transpersons
  • Genital piercing as part of erotic activity
  • National identity
  • Global health
  • Sexuality
  • Minority health
  • Stigma and empowerment
  • Violence in close relationships
  • Kurdistan
  • Somaliland

Courses taught


  • Postdoctoral fellow (2020-): Genital cutting: (re)constructing what? Comparing the medicalisation of six different genital cutting practices. Department of Community Medicine and Global Health, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo. 
  • PhD in Medicine and Health (2014-2020): A qualitative study on female genital cutting among Kurdish-Norwegians. Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies/University of Oslo.
  • Project coordinator (2019): National guideline for the health care and social services' work on violence in close relationships. Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies. 
  • Higher executive officer/Advisor in study- and research administration at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo (2012-2014, 2019-2020).
  • MPhil in International Community Health (2010-2012): Eradicating female genital cutting: Understanding reality conceptions : A study on perceptions of female genital cutting in Hargeisa, Somaliland (Somalia). Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo. 
  • BA in Anthropology and Development Studies (2008-2010). Victoria University of Wellington, New Zeland.
  • Arabic language, 60 ECTS (2007). Centre for Arabic Language and Eastern Studies, Yemen.


  • Nominated for best master thesis of the year with a gender perspetive 2012 Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo.


  • Norwegian Women's Public Health Association
Published Aug. 31, 2020 9:58 AM - Last modified Dec. 16, 2020 3:51 PM