Guro Warhuus Samuelsen

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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 P. A. Munchs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities

Academic Interests

Indian political culture, political leadership, culture and power, caste, the Dalit movement.

Higher education and employment history

  • Seminar Leader "Religion and Power in South Asia", Culture Studies, Puducheri, India 2012.
  • MA South Asian Studies from the University of Oslo 2011. Thesis: "The Remaking of Caste Identity: Dalit Activists in New Delhi"
  • BA South Asian Studies from the University of Oslo 2008. Subjects: Hindi, political science, area studies.

PhD project

"Challenging Structures of Dominance? Understanding Popular Democracy and ‘New’ Local Leaders in Contemporary North India" (pdf)

Tags: South Asia, Political culture, Caste, Hindi, Religion and politics, India


  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2013). Exclusion as Common Denominator: Investigating ‘Dalit-hood’, In Kenneth Bo Nielsen; Uwe Skoda & Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger (ed.),  Navigating Social Exclusion and Inclusion in Contemporary India and Beyond: Structures, Agents, Practices.  Anthem Press.  ISBN 9780857283221.  6.  s 97 - 117

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  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2017). India til urnene 2017 . FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2017). India til urnene: Uttar Pradesh - dagen før valgstart . FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2017). India til urnene: Uttar Pradesh og ungdommen. FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2017). Performing politics: Women political leaders in a male dominated political sphere.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2017). What happens in UP, happens in all of India . Dhaka Tribune.
  • Ruud, Arild Engelsen; Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus & Nielsen, Kenneth Bo (2016). India sett fra Rødt .
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2016, 27. juli). 14-åring døde etter voldtekt i India . [Internett].
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2016). B. R. Ambedkar: Fra radikal lavkastetenker til hindunasjonalistenes yndling?. FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2016). Caste as political qualifier: The organising principles of the Bahujan Samaj Party.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2016, 29. august). Indisk minister til turister: -Ikke gå med skjørt . [Internett].
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2016). Performance, spectacle and the politics of the visual in contemporary North India.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2015). Delhi 2015: Modi-bølgens siste skvulp?. FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2015). Hvem kan snakke for Indias "døtre"?. FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2014). Capital: A portrait of twenty-first century Delhi - Rana Dasgupta (2014). FokusIndia.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2014). Ethical guidelines and participatory observation: Challenges in the field and beyond.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2014). Myth-making and fear in the politics of Uttar Pradesh: The case of 'Raja Bhaiya'.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2014). Når matvaner blir politikk: vegetarianisme, biff og Indias "hellige kuer" .
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2014). Oppdrag: Rent India .
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2013, 06. februar). Intervju om sikkerhetssituasjonen for kvinner i dagens India og potensialet for sosial endring gjennom protester. [TV].  TV2 Nyhetskanalen.
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2011). The remaking of caste identities: Dalit activists in New Delhi .
  • Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2009). De kasteløses stolthet. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.  s 16- 16

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Published Jan. 29, 2013 9:05 AM - Last modified Feb. 13, 2017 12:57 PM