Sunniva Engh

Associate Professor - History
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Sunniva Engh is Associate Professor of History, affiliated with the interdisciplinary strategic research area UiO:Nordic.

Engh holds a DPhil in Modern History from the University of Oxford (2006), with the dissertation 'Population Control in the 20th Century: Scandinavian Aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme'. She also holds an MPhil in Economic and Social History (2000), University of Oxford. Engh was a postdoctoral fellow with the project 'Den norske fredstradisjonen' at the Forum for contemporary history, IAKH, University of Oslo from 2006. She was Fulbright Research Fellow at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Relations at the City University of New York. From 2012, Engh has been a senior fellow at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (IFS). At IFS, she worked at the Centre for Asian Security Studies with the Projects 'Myanmar in Indian security policy' and 'China in Indian strategic thinking'.

Research interests

My research interests include Norwegian and Nordic foreign policy and international engagement, the idea of the 'Nordic Model' in international politics, the international history of aid and development with particular emphasis on population policy and health, India's foreign and security policy, and Myanmar and great power relations in Asia.

Teaching and supervision

  • The Nordic countries' international engagement
  • The 'Nordic Model' concept, and the idea of a Nordic model in international relations
  • The history of Norwegian and Nordic development aid
  • International population and health policy, and Scandinavian engagement in this area
  • Modern South Asian history
  • India-China relations
  • Myanmar's political history, and the democratisation process

Ongoing research projects at IAKH

  • The book project 'Scandinavia and South Asian population control, 1950-1995'
  • Participant in the interdisciplinary project 'Nordic Branding', supported by UiO:Nordic

 

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Publications

  • Engh, Sunniva & Bekkevold, Jo Inge (2017). Silk Road Diplomacy: China's Strategic Interests in South Asia, In Sten Rynning (ed.),  South Asia and the Great Powers: International Relations and Regional Security.  I.B. Tauris.  ISBN 9781784537531.  5.  s 147 - 173
  • Engh, Sunniva (2013). The Rockefeller Foundation, Scandinavian Aid Agencies and the "Population Explosion", In Klaus Petersen; John Stewart & Michael Kuur Sørensen (ed.),  American Foundations and the European Welfare States.  Syddansk Universitetsforlag.  ISBN 9788776746100.  8.  s 181 - 202
  • Engh, Sunniva & Vik, Hanne Hagtvedt (2013). Utviklingshjelp - idealisme og stormaktspolitikk, I: Hilde Henriksen Waage; Rolf Tamnes & Hanne Hagtvedt Vik (red.),  Krig og fred i det lange 20. århundre.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-02-43191-4.  14.  s 333 - 355
  • Engh, Sunniva (2009). The Conscience of the World? Swedish and Norwegian Provision of Development Aid. Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction.  ISSN 0165-1153.  33(02), s 65- 82 Show summary
  • Engh, Sunniva & Pharo, Helge (2009). Nordic cooperation in providing development aid, In Norbert Götz & Heidi Haggrén (ed.),  Regional Cooperation and International Organizations. The Nordic model in transnational alignment.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-45964-8.  6.  s 112 - 130
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008). From northern feminists to southern women. Scandinavian population aid to India, In Helge Pharo & Monika Pohle Fraser (ed.),  The Aid Rush. Aid Regimes in Northern Europe during the Cold War Volume 1.  Unipub forlag.  ISBN 9788274772939.  6.  s 253 - 283
  • Engh, Sunniva (2007). Det internasjonale folkhemmet? Styringsmentalitet i velferdsstat og bistand, I: Gro Hagemann; Elisabeth Elgán & Christina Florin (red.),  Den självstyrande medborgaren? Ny historia om rättvisa, demokrati och välfärd.  Institutet för Framtidsstudier.  ISBN 978-91-85619-03-0.  8.  s 131 - 155
  • Engh, Sunniva (2007). Worlds Apart? Scandinavian Aid Agencies and Women in Development, In Christina Folke Ax; Anne Folke Henningsen; Niklas Thode Jensen; Leila Koivunen & Taina Syrjamaa (ed.),  Encountering Foreign Worlds - Experiences at Home and Abroad.  University of Iceland Press.  ISBN 978-9979-54-755-6.  9.  s 145 - 165
  • Engh, Sunniva (2002). Donors' Dilemmas - Scandinavian Aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme 1970-80. Social Scientist.  ISSN 0970-0293.  30(5-6), s 39- 61

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  • Engh, Sunniva (2016). Indian interests in Myanmar.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2016). India's Myanmar Policy and the "Sino-Indian Great Game". Asian Affairs.  ISSN 0306-8374.  47(1), s 32- 58 . doi: 10.1080/03068374.2015.1130307
  • Engh, Sunniva (2016). India's Security Policy and the China Factor.
  • Bekkevold, Jo Inge & Engh, Sunniva (2015). Et anstrengt naboforhold. Dagsavisen.  ISSN 1503-2892.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015, 19. mai). Avgjørende år for Myanmar.  Dagsavisen.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015). Bistand til befolkningstiltak. Norgeshistorie.no.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015). Bistand: de store prosjektenes tid. Norgeshistorie.no.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015). Den afrikanske utopien. Dagsavisen.  ISSN 1503-2892.  s 6- 6
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015, 01. april). India viser militære muskler.  Dagsavisen.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015, 21. mars). Kinesere håner eliten i Beijing: For veikt svar til Myanmar.  Aftenposten.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015). Norsk utviklingshjelps historie, 1940-1970. Norgeshistorie.no.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015). Oxford-Cambridge regattaen 2015 - et stort steg for kvinneidrett. Dagbladet.  ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2015). Utviklingssamarbeid, 1945-2015.
  • Engh, Sunniva & Pharo, Helge Ø. (2015). Den nordiske modellen i nordisk bistandssamarbeid.
  • Engh, Sunniva & Vik, Hanne Hagtvedt (2015). Norsk utviklingshjelp etter 1970. Norgeshistorie.no.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2014). Herskap og tjenere. Dagsavisen.  ISSN 1503-2892.  s 4- 5
  • Engh, Sunniva (2012, 25. oktober). Dagsnytt Atten. [Radio].  NRK P2.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2012). India og Kinas samarbeid. Forsvarets forum.  ISSN 0809-845X.  (10), s 57- 57
  • Engh, Sunniva & Bekkevold, Jo Inge (2012). Globale konkurrenter. Dagsavisen.  ISSN 1503-2892.  s 4- 4
  • Engh, Sunniva & Bekkevold, Jo Inge (2012). Snur seg mot vest. Dagens næringsliv.  ISSN 0803-9372.  s 42- 42
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008). Apostel fra en fredsnasjon? - om Trygve Lie og hvordan FN ble et mantra i norsk utenrikspolitisk retorikk.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008). Bistandens nærsynthet. Ny tid.  ISSN 0803-3498.  (18), s 38- 39
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008). Idealisten Egeland. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter.  ISSN 0805-276X.  2, s 36- 38
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008, 09. mai). Kontroversiell sterilisering.  Ny Tid.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008, 07. mars). Norad betalte for sterilisering.  Dagbladet.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008, 07. mars). Norad tonet ned det kontroversielle: brutal massesterilisering av indere.  Apollon.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008, 09. mai). Norges mørke historie.  Ny Tid.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008, 07. mars). Norsk bistand til sterilisering av indere. [Radio].  Mariannes morgen, Kanal 24.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008). Scandinavian and American co-operation on family planning in developing countries.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008). Scandinavian assistance to family planning programmes in India, 1965-95. Acceptability in development aid.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2008, 01. september). Sterilisera dom fattiga!.  Arena.
  • Tønnesson, Øyvind & Engh, Sunniva (2008). Problemstillinger og perspektiver i en studie av “den norske fredstradisjonen”.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2007). Befolkningskontroll, bistand og velferdsstat: de skandinaviske landenes møte med ’befolkningseksplosjonen’.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2007). En humanitær stormakt blir til? Fra norsk utviklingshjelps historie.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2007). Fra flyktninghjelp til engasjementspolitikk. Kirkens Nødhjelps historie. Norsk Teologisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0029-2176.  (3), s 198- 204
  • Engh, Sunniva (2007). Worlds Apart? Scandinavian Aid Agencies and Women in Development.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). 'Development Aid History - Lessons in Good Governance?'.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). 'Northern Feminists and Southern Women: Scandinavian aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme'.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). 'Northern Feminists and Southern Women: Scandinavian aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme 1970-95'.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). 'On a Different Journey: early Scandinavian Development Aid'.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). 'Scandinavian Development Aid and the Welfare State Utopia - a folkhem for all?'.
  • Engh, Sunniva & Pharo, Helge (2006). 'Scandinavian Aid Co-operation - Promises to Keep?'.
  • Vik, Hanne Hagtvedt & Engh, Sunniva (2006). Dårlig klima for debatt. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.  s 5- 5
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). Bistand: kristelig og humanitær 'snillisme,' eller maktpolitisk instrument?.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). Northern Feminists and Southern Women: Scandinavia's 'special role' in family planning aid.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). Population Control in the 20th Century: Scandinavian Aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2006). Population control, Scandinavian Aid and Indian Family Planning. Wellcome History.  ISSN 1477-4860.  31
  • Engh, Sunniva & Vik, Hanne Hagtvedt (2006). Manglende vilje til debatt i UD. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2004). People, politics and population - American Agency and Scandinavian Support in the OECD population policy.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2003). Scandinavian Aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme 1970-95.
  • Engh, Sunniva (2001). Donors' Dilemmas - Scandinavian Aid to the Indian Family Planning Programme 1970-80.

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