Lise Bjerke

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Phone +47 22858929
Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)

Doctoral Research Fellow on the project titled Generics across the ocean: Production, regulation, and export of Indian antibiotics for African markets at Institute of Health and Society, UiO.

Other affiliations: Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), UiO, 25 % position.

Academic interests

  • Global health
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • Anthropology of pharmaceuticals
  • Medical anthropology
  • Medical history
  • India and South Asia studies
  • State, bureacracy and politics
  • Food security
  • Food and sustainability
  • Environment and development studies


  • M.Phil Culture, Environment and Sustainability, Centre for Development and the Environment, UiO
  • Bachelor, India area studies, UiO, exchange to SOAS, University of London
  • Research and communications adviser, SUM, UiO
  • Winner of UiO's award for best master thesis on sustainability, 2018
Tags: Global health, Antimicrobial resistance, AMR, Medical anthropology, India, South Asia, food security


  • Bjerke, Lise (2020). Generics across the ocean: A framework for exploring South-South antibiotic trajectories (conference paper).
  • Bjerke, Lise (2020). How I wrote my MA thesis: What to expect when writing your thesis? (seminar presentation).
  • Bjerke, Lise (2020). Medical globalisation and India’s pharmaceutical industry: New trajectories in the global trade of antibiotics (conference paper).
  • Bjerke, Lise (2019). What to expect from fieldwork? My experiences from fieldwork in India (seminar presentation).
  • Bjerke, Lise (2018). Targeting food insecurity of Indians on the move: Access to food security entitlements among internal migrants in Bangalore. Show summary
  • Winther, Tanja; Kildal, Charlotte L & Bjerke, Lise (2018, 23. november). Derfor kan strøm påvirke likestilling. [Internett].

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