Ingvild Badhwar Valen-Sendstad

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Phone +47 22844279
Mobile phone 94018801
Room HW 427
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests 

  • Ethnographic methods, critical social theory, and discourse analysis
  • Gender, language ideologies, and language policy
  • Off/online communication between Norwegian social welfare institutions and multilingual women 
  • Health literacy in communication between women Norwegian second language speakers and welfare workers


  • Research assistant at IKOS, University of Oslo, 2018
  • Affiliate Scholar at East-West Center, Honolulu, 2017
  • MA in Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2017
    • Internship at the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)
  • Teaching experience with Norwegian as a second language, English, and English as a second language and experience as a copywriter in English and Norwegian. 
  • BA in Comparative Literature and Hindi, University of Oslo, 2014
    • Exchange program to The Nordic Center in Varanasi, India: Hindi course
    • Erasmus Exchange to Humbold University, Germany: German course 
    • Article based on BA thesis later published in Asia in Focus
Tags: Multilingualism, Ethnography, Language Ideologies, Language Policy and Planning, Gender Studies, Literacy
Published Aug. 9, 2018 11:02 AM - Last modified Apr. 28, 2020 11:35 AM