Guro Warhuus Samuelsen

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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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  • Ruud, Arild Engelsen; Nielsen, Kenneth Bo; Heierstad, Geir; Flåten, Lars Tore & Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus (2017). Demokratisk jubileum med bismak. Avisa Vårt land.
  • Ruud, Arild Engelsen; Samuelsen, Guro Warhuus; Flåten, Lars Tore; Heierstad, Geir & Nielsen, Kenneth Bo (2017). De usikre alliansenes tid. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.
  • 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