Ulrika Trovalla

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Filmed interview with Ulrika Trovalla

Coping with failures

In the Nigerian city of Jos it is necessary to predict the infrastructure in order to cope with everyday life. NAI researchers Erik and Ulrika Trovalla are there to learn more about how the imperfect infrastructure shapes people’s lives. Click here to...

Scientific publications

  • Trovalla, Ulrika. 2015(forthcoming). Competing prayers: the making of a Nigerian urban landscape. Anthropology Southern Africa 38(3-4).
  • Trovalla, Ulrika, and Eric Trovalla. 2015. Infrastructure Turned Suprastructure: Unpredictable Materialities and Visions of a Nigerian Nation. Journal of Material Culture 20(1).
  • Trovalla, Eric and Ulrika Trovalla. 2015. Infrastructure as a Divination Tool: Whispers from the Grids in a Nigerian City. City 19(2).
  • Trovalla, Ulrika. 2015. Haunted by Absent Others: Movements of Evil in a Nigerian City. In: Walter E.A. van Beek & William C. Olsen (ed.) Encountering Evil: Anthropology in Everyday Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Trovalla, Ulrika, Victor Adetula & Eric Trovalla. 2014. Movement as Mediation: A Divided Nigerian City. Nordic Journal of African Studies 23(2).
  • Andersson Trovalla, Ulrika. 2011. Medicine for Uncertain Futures: A Nigerian City in the Wake of a Crisis. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Uppsala Studies in Cultural Anthropology no 50.
  • Andersson, Ulrika. 2010. Landscapes of Absence and Presence: Ethno-religious Conflicts in the Nigerian city of Jos. Africa Programme Report. Stockholm: Swedish National Defence College.

Popular science publications

Trovalla, Ulrika and Trovalla Erik. 2013. Suprastructure: A Photo Exhibition. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. Available at: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1757.

Trovalla, Ulrika. 2013. Infrastructure becomes Suprastructure. Annual Report: 2012: Development Dilemmas. 2012: 9-12.

Trovalla, Ulrika. 2013. Predicting an Uncertain Infrastructure. Embassy Newsletter – Economic and Promotional News from West Africa. Available at: http://ud.carmamail.com/mail/OBS?muid=309jwJKve905504076.

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