Walied Andreas Aarab Færevik

Doctoral Research Fellow - Historie
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Phone +47 22856518
Mobile phone 45470573
Room 303
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities (Student)

Academic interests

PhD project: The Oil Fund and Norway's self-image – the effects of the Oil Fund on Norwegian self-self-image and international profile

The project investigates how and to what extent the Government Pension Fund Global (The Oil Fund) affects Norway’s self-image.  

Has previously written about how the Troll field became part of Cold War geopolitics in the 1980s, and how the Troll field laid the premises for the formation of a Norwegian petroleum fund.

  • The Oil Fund
  • Petroleum policy and energy security
  • Economic and contemporary history
  • Foreign policy and geopolitics


Master of History from the University of Oslo (2018)

  • 2019-2022: Teacher of Geography, Social Studies and English at Persbråten Upper Secondary School
  • 2018-2019: Teacher of Social Sciences and English at Valler Upper Secondary School
  • 2017-2018: Master's candidate at the Statoil project


Tags: Energy security, Economic History, Geopolitics, Foreign policy, Petroleum History, sovereign wealth fund, Oil fund


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