About the lecture:
Professor Dr. Svein JentoftSvein Jentoft is a sociologist and professor at the Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Norway. He specializes in social and institutional aspects of fisheries and coastal governance, and has published extensively within areas such as fisheries co-management, industrial organization, community development, and indigenous peoples. Among Dr. Jentoft’s recent books are The Ulwa People: Identity and Environment in a Multiethnic Context (co-editor, Managua, Nicaragua: URACCAN 2008); and In Disciplinary Border Lands: On Interdisciplinarity. Fagbokforlaget (co-editor, in Norwegian, 2007). Dr. Jentoft was also co-editor of Indigenous Peoples: Resource Management and Global Rights (2008); and Indigenous Peoples: Self-determination, Knowledge and Indigeneity (2008) (both Eburon Academic Publishing); as well as Fish for Life. Interactive Governance for Fisheries (Amsterdam University Press 2005). His most reacent book is Poverty Mosaics: Realities and Prospects in Smal-Scale Fisheries (co-editor), Springer, 2011.