Wendelmoet Hamelink

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Phone +47 22858704
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 30 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1040 Blindern 0315 OSLO


Cultural Anthropology, Turkish and Kurdish Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Linguistics

Academic interests

  • Women’s history and activism
  • Oral history
  • Narrativity
  • Nationalism and political anthropology
  • Conflict studies
  • Gender
  • Migration and displacement
  • Religious anthropology
  • Sociolinguistics, postcolonial studies
  • Kurdish and Middle Eastern Studies


  • Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Researcher, STK
  • Guest Reseacher, Fafo Oslo
  • Reseacher, Max Weber Foundation
  • Researcher, Orient-Institut Istanbul
  • PhD candidate, Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University
  • MA in Cultural Anthropology, Leiden University


Associate Editor Kurdish Studies Journal


Challenging representations of Syrian Kurdish women in Scandinavia - Centre for Gender Research (uio.no)

You can read more about Wendy Hamelink on her personal website:  Wanderings of an Anthropologist (wordpress.com)

Tags: Feminist theory, Social anthropology, Gender studies, Religion, Subjectivity, Narrative research, Syria, Middle East, Kurds, Diaspora, Refugee studies
Published Mar. 14, 2017 2:33 PM - Last modified June 4, 2021 9:50 AM