Fields of study
Ninkova, Velina (2022). Mother-tongue education for the Omaheke Ju|'hoansi in Namibia: Between policy and practice. Olsen, Torjer Andreas; Sollid, Hilde (Ed.). Indigenising Education and Citizenship: Perspectives on Policies and Practices from Sápmi and beyond. 11.
Ninkova, Velina; Paksi, Attila
Learning to aspire, aspiring to subvert: Namibian San youths' narratives about the future as mimetic work of resistance.
Diaspora, Indigenous and Minority Education
The state as a whiteman, the whiteman as a /’hun: personhood, recognition, and the politics of knowability in the Kalahari.
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
Perpetuating the myth of the "wild Bushman": Inclusive multicultural education for the Omaheke Ju|'hoansi in Namibia.
Comparative Education Review
Hays, Jennifer; Ninkova, Velina; Dounias, Edmond (2019). Hunter-gatherers and education: Towards a recognition of extreme local diversity and common global challenges. Hunter-Gatherer Research . Vol. 5.
Hays, Jennifer; Ninkova, Velina (2018). Vertical and Horizontal Mobility among the Ju|’hoansi of Namibia. Simonsen, Jan Ketil; Larsen, Kjersti; Engebrigtsen, Ada I. (Ed.). Movement and Connectivity: Configurations of Belonging. Chapter 4. p. 99-130. Peter Lang Publishing Group.
Ninkova, Velina; Hays, Jennifer (2017). "Walking in your grandfather's footsteps": Kinship and knowledge transmission among the Ju/'hoansi (Namibia). AnthropoChildren.
Not foragers, not not-foragers: The case of the Omaheke Ju/'hoansi.
Senri Ethnological Studies
Ninkova, Velina (2017). "Now that we have development": Change, resilience and education for the Omaheke Ju/'hoansi. 251 p.
Ninkova, Velina (2015). Evaluation of the Namas-supported San Education Project in Tsumkwe, Otjozondjupa, Namibia. Evaluation for Namibiaforeningen. 67 p.
Viestad, Vibeke Maria; Ninkova, Velina (2022). San tortoise-shell boxes, past and present. San tortoise-shell boxes, past and present. KwaZulu-Natal Museum.
Viestad, Vibeke Maria; Ninkova, Velina (2022). !’Hurasi – Ju/’hoansi beaded tortoise shell boxes from past and present in the Omaheke, Namibia. Weaving Histories from Below in the Global South. Needlework, Gender and Empowerment.. IFAS recherche and University of the Witwatersrand.
Ninkova, Velina (2022). Hunter-gatherer and formal education: Challenges and opportunities. CHAGS13. International Society for Hunter Gatherer Research.
Ninkova, Velina (2022). Ju|'hoansi dress as protection. CHAGS13. International Society for Hunter Gatherer Research.
Ninkova, Velina (2022). Colonial encounters from an animist perspective in the Western Kalahari. Kalahari Basin Area Network online seminar series. Kalahari Basin Area Network.
Ninkova, Velina; Hays, Jennifer; Lavi, Noa; Ali, Aishah; da Silva Macedo, Silvia Lopes; Davis, Helen; Lew-Levy, Sheina (2022). Hunter-gatherer children at school: A view from the Global South. PsyArXiv.
Ninkova, Velina (2021). When culture becomes nature: Observations from the Namibian context. Årskonferanse i Norsk antropologisk forening. Norsk antropologisk forening.
Ninkova, Velina (2021). Towards decentralized anthropological scholarship: Some ethical considerations. Anthropology of Technology Conference. University of Aarhus.
Ninkova, Velina (2021). Environmental disruption as cosmic instability in the Kalahari. Anthropology and Conservation Conference. Royal Anthropological Institute.