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 

  • Linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics 
  • Ethnographic methods, (health) literacy as social practice, migration, multilingualism, knowledge, narratives, critical discourse analysis, gender, embodiment, lived experience.

Academic background

  • Research assistant, South Asia Studies, University of Oslo, 2018
  • MA in Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2017
    • Affiliate Scholar position, East-West Center in Hawai’i, 2017
    • Internship, the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), 2016
  • BA in Comparative Literature, additional major in Hindi, University of Oslo, 2014
  • BA level Philosophy courses, University of Oslo, 2009-10 
Tags: Multilingualism, Ethnography, Language Ideologies, Language Policy and Planning, Gender Studies, Literacy


  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Health literacy and investments in multilingual ‘employability’.
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Emotionality of Health Literacy Brokering between Spouses: A Comparative Case Study .
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Health literacy as hopeful practice .
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Language investments and health literacy as social practice .
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Linguistic repertoire and health literacy: small stories about health interactions.
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Helsekompetanse og kroppsbilde i narrativer om helse og arbeid.
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2021). Between health and work: constructing multilingual women’s health literacies .
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2020). Shame and self-regulation: Experiencing gaps in health literacy.
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2020). Constructing Health Literacy in Norwegian Social Welfare Institutions.
  • Valen-Sendstad, Ingvild Badhwar (2020). Indexing “health literate” stances: health literacy brokering, legitimacy, and access.

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Published Aug. 9, 2018 11:02 AM - Last modified Apr. 13, 2022 12:52 AM