On "Glocal" governance

2011–2015

Thie research project On "Glocal" governance: On the meanings and consequences of the "vernacularization" of Human Rights Concepts aimed at understanding of how minority rights are vernacularized in municipalities where inhabitants belong to different majority and minority populations. The special focus was to consider the power of transnational networks influencing the local interpretations of international rights discourses. Anthropological field research was conducted in Inari, Laksev and Lovozero, which are all multiethnic and multilingual municipalities in the Barents Sea area.