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Jo Helle-Valle

Jo Helle-Valle

About

Jo Helle-Valle is Professor in Development Studies at OsloMet. He holds a Dr. polit. in social anthropology (from 1996), based on fieldwork in a local community in the Botswana part of the Kalahari. He has also conducted fieldwork in Uganda and Ethiopia, and has been a Visiting Scholar in Oxford, Gaborone and Vancouver. From 2015 to 2016 he was a Visiting Professor at Harvard.
He has published on a wide variety of topics, on issues relating both to Africa (politics, globalisation, change, gender) and to media. He is currently the PI of the research project New media practices in a changing Africa, financed by the Research Council of Norway (FriPro) and with partners from Harvard, LSE, University of Cape Town, University of Botswana, University of Birmingham and the University of Oslo.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Social sciences

Subject areas

Globalization   Quanitative research methods   Ethnicity   Nationalism   Qualitative methods   New Media   Gender and Gender studies   Development studies   Media in southern Africa   Gender and ICT   Visual Theory   Ontology   African politics   Gender and sexuality   Ethnographic fieldwork   African economy

Regions

East Africa   Southern Africa   The Nordic Countries

Countries

Botswana   Norway   Uganda   South Africa

Collaborations

Visiting Professor at Department of African and Africn American Studies, Harvard University (from Sept. 1st 2016 to Aug 31st 2017.

Scientific publications

Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Helle-Valle, Jo (2020). Botswana’s digital revolution: What’s in it?. Helle-Valle, Jo; Storm-Mathisen, Ardis (Ed.). Media Practices and Changing African Socialities - Non-Media-Centric Perspectives. 2. p. 60-90. Berghahn Books.

Helle-Valle, Jo; Storm-Mathisen, Ardis (2020). Introduction: A Social Science Perspective on Media practices in Africa – Social Mechanisms, Dynamics and Processes. Helle-Valle, Jo; Storm-Mathisen, Ardis (Ed.). Media Practices and Changing African Socialities - Non-Media-Centric Perspectives. Introduction. p. 1-32. Berghahn Books.

Helle-Valle, Jo (2020). From No Media to All Media: Domesticating New Media in a Kalahari Village. Helle-Valle, Jo; Storm-Mathisen, Ardis (Ed.). Media Practices and Changing African Socialities - Non-Media-Centric Perspectives. 7. Berghahn Books.

Helle-Valle, Jo; Storm-Mathisen, Ardis (2020). Media Practices and Changing African Socialities - Non-Media-Centric Perspectives. ISBN: 978-1-78920-661-6. 250 p. Berghahn Books.
https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/Helle-ValleMed...

Helle-Valle, Jo (2019). Advocating causal analyses of media and social change by way of social mechanisms. Journal of African Media Studies . Vol. 11.

Helle-Valle, Jo; Mjaaland, Mari (2018). Reklame i nettaviser – et leserperspektiv. Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Jacobsen, Eivind; Tangen, Karl-Fredrik; Helle-Valle, Jo (Ed.). Markedsføring og forbrukerne – samfunnsvitenskapelige blikk. Kapittel 11. p. 170-184. Universitetsforlaget.

Jacobsen, Eivind; Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Tangen, Karl-Fredrik; Helle-Valle, Jo (2018). Markedsføring - samfunnsvitenskapelige perspektiver. Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Jacobsen, Eivind; Tangen, Karl-Fredrik; Helle-Valle, Jo (Ed.). Markedsføring og forbrukerne – samfunnsvitenskapelige blikk. 1. p. 11-22. Universitetsforlaget.

Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Jacobsen, Eivind; Tangen, Karl-Fredrik; Helle-Valle, Jo (2018). Markedsføring og forbrukerne – samfunnsvitenskapelige blikk. ISBN: 978-82-15-02591-9. 217 p. Universitetsforlaget.
https://www.universitetsforlaget.no/nettbutikk/mar...

Helle-Valle, Jo; Borchgrevink, Axel (2018). Household histories and methodological triangulation. Forum for Development Studies . Vol. 45.

Helle-Valle, Jo (2017). Media culture in Africa? A practice-ethnographic approach. Willems, Wendy; Mano, Winston (Ed.). Everyday Media Culture in Africa. Kapittel 2. Routledge.





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