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Knut Aukland

Knut Aukland


Knut Aukland teaches and does research within religion didactics and religion education in teacher education. His research portfolio also includes study of religion and Indian culture and history. Within religion education his research interests include educational design research, VR and 360degree images in education, teachers on Facebook, theory, religion and education in India. He has also done ethnographic research in India on hinduism, jainism, pilgrimage, and religion and science. Aukland has one MPhil from University of Oslo, one Masters from University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of Bergen.

Scientific publications

Aukland, Knut (2022). Kunnskapsproblemet og utforsking med ulike metoder: Å lære om vis-a-vis å lære hvordan. Prismet . Vol. 73.

Aukland, Knut (2021). Å lære hvordan: Forslag til et nytt mål utover å lære om og av religion. Nordidactica . Vol. 11.

Aukland, Knut (2021). Bridging the research–practice gap on Facebook: a study of online communication between RE teachers and researchers. British Journal of Religious Education .

Aukland, Knut; Tandberg, Håkon Naasen (2020). Lærergrupper på Facebook II: RLE-lærergruppa og andre møteplasser. Prismet . Vol. 71.

Tandberg, Håkon Naasen; Aukland, Knut (2020). Lærergrupper på Facebook I: RLE-lærergruppa og religionslærerens profesjonsfaglige utvikling. Prismet . Vol. 71.

Aukland, Knut (2019). Hindu Pilgrimage and Modern Tourism. Brekke, Torkel (Ed.). The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism. 7. p. 125-140. Oxford University Press.

Aukland, Knut (2018). At the Confluence of Leisure and Devotion: Hindu Pilgrimage and Domestic Tourism in India. International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage . Vol. 6.

Stausberg, Michael; Aukland, Knut (2018). Introduction: On dragons and elephants: Religion in domestic and international tourism in China and India. International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage . Vol. 6.

Aukland, Knut (2018). Repackaging India’s Sacred Geography: Travel Agencies and Pilgrimage-Related Travel. Numen . Vol. 65.

Aukland, Knut (2017). Pilgrimage expansion through tourism in contemporary India: the development and promotion of a Hindu pilgrimage circuit. Journal of Contemporary Religion . Vol. 32.

Aukland, Knut (2016). Krishna's Curse in the Age of Global Tourism: Hindu pilgrimage priests and their trade. Modern Asian Studies . Vol. 50.

Aukland, Knut (2016). Retailing religion: Guided tours and guide narratives in Hindu pilgrimage. Tourist Studies . Vol. 16.

Aukland, Knut (2016). The scientization and academization of Jainism. Journal of the American Academy of Religion . Vol. 84.

Aukland, Knut (2015). Is the earth round? Traditional cosmography and modern science in Jainism. Keul, Istvan (Ed.). Asian Religions, Technology and Science. 4. p. 74-101. Routledge.

Aukland, Knut (2013). Connecting British and Indian, elite and subaltern: Arthur Crawford and corruption in the later nineteenth century Western India. South Asian History and Culture . Vol. 4.

Aukland, Knut (2013). Understanding Possession in Jainism: A Study of Oracular Possession in Nakoda. Modern Asian Studies . Vol. 47.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete