Frida Hastrup
Frida Hastrup

In this episode of AnthroTalking we interview Frida Hastrup, assistant professor at the Ethnology Department at the University of Copenhagen’s Saxo-Institute. We talk about her latest project on apples and wild berries as part of the Natural Goods? research group. We also discuss Frida’s previous involvement in the University of Copenhagen’s Waterworlds project, which dealt with local and social responses to environmental disasters related to water. Frida talks about who has influenced her theoretically, and shares with us some of the methodological practices employed in her current research project.

Published on:

May 20, 2015

Created by:

Kelsey Oldbury and Sanna Poelman


water, environment, apples, generative ethnography, environmental anthropology, Frida Hastrup, Norway

Further information:


  • Brichet, Nathalia and Frida Hastrup 2014. Producing Gold from a Greenlandic Mountain. More Than Human: AURA Working Papers/ Volume 2. Wreckage and Recovery, pp 80-90.
  • Haraway, Donna 1988. Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective. Feminist Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 575-599.
  • Tsing, Anna 2004. Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connections. Princeton University Press.

Cite as:

Oldbury, Kelsey and Sanna Poelman “Frida Hastrup on Norwegian apples and generative ethnography” AnthroTalking: Podcasts at Stockholm University’s Department of Social Anthropology, online May 20, 2015,


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