Curriculum Vitae

Terje Walter Tvedt

PUBLICATIONS (1983-2017)

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2349-4731

Books

Tvedt , T. 2017. The History of Norway and Theories of Development (In Norwegian, tent. title). Oslo: Dreyer (In Press).

Tvedt, T. (2016). Water and Society. Changing Perspectives of Societal and Historical Development. London: Tauris (ISBN 9781784530792).

Tvedt, T. (ed.) (2016). Norske tenkemåter. Tekster 2002-2016 [Norwegian ways of thinking. Texts 2002-2016, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Aschehoug & Co. (ISBN 9788203295973).

Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (eds.) (2016). A History of Water: Series III : Vol. III: Water and Food – From hunter-gatherers to global production in Africa. (Series editor, Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris. (ISBN 978-1780768717).

Tvedt, T., McIntyre, O. & Woldetsadik, T. K. (eds.) (2015). A History of Water: Series III : Vol. II: Sovereignty and International Water Law. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris (ISBN 9781780764481).

Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (eds.) (2014). A History of Water: Series III : Vol. I: Water and Urbanization. (Series Editor, Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris (ISBN 978 1 78076 447 4).

Tvedt, T. (2013). A Journey in the Future of Water. I.B. Tauris, London/New York.

Tvedt, T. (2012). Nilen – Historiens elv [The Nile – the river of history, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Aschehoug & Co. (ISBN 9788203293726).

Tvedt, T., Hagen, R. & Chapman, G. (eds.) (2010). A History of Water: Series II : Vol III: Water, Geopolitics and the New World Order. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London: I.B. Tauris (ISBN 9781848853515).

Tvedt, T. & Coopey, R. (eds.) (2010). A History of Water: Series II : Vol. II: Rivers and Society: From early Civilizations to Modern Times. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris. (ISBN 978-1-84885-350-8).

Tvedt, T & Oestigaard, T. (eds.) (2010). A History of Water: Series II : Vol. I: Ideas of Water From Ancient Societies to the Modern World. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London, I.B. Tauris 2010 (ISBN 978-1-84511-980-5).

Tvedt, T. (ed.) (2010). The River Nile in the post-colonial Age: conflict and cooperation among the Nile Basin countries. London: Tauris (ISBN 978-1-84511-970-6). (Translated into and published in Arabic, Cairo 2017).

Tvedt, T. (2009). Utviklingshjelp, utenrikspolitikk og makt. Den norske modellen [Development aid, foreign policy and power. The Norwegian model, in Norwegian]. (2. ed.), Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk (ISBN 978-82-05-39199-4).

Tvedt, T. & Hovden, E. (2008). A Bibliography on the River Nile. Vol. III Nile Plans and Reports 1960-2006. Partially annotated. Bergen: BRIC.

Tvedt, T. & Hovden, E. (2008). A Bibliography on the River Nile. Vol. II Literature Published 2000-2006. Bergen: BRIC.

Tvedt, T. (2008). A Bibliography on the River Nile. Vol. I. The River Nile and its Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Role. An Annotated Bibliography. Bergen: BRIC.

Tvedt, T., Opku-Mensah, P. & Lewis, D. (eds.) (2007). Reconceptualising NGOs and their roles in Development: NGOs, Civil Society and the International Aid System. Aalborg: Aalborg Universitetsforlag. (ISBN 978-877307799-3).

Tvedt, T. (2007). En reise i vannets fremtid [A journey in the future of water, in Norwgian]. Oslo: Kagge forlag (ISBN 978-82-489-0698-8) (Translated into and published in Chinese, Ukrainian, Danish, Italian and Malayalam).

Tvedt, T. (2007). “River control and biodiversity”. Trondheim: Directorate for Nature Management, Trondheim, (ISBN 978-82-7072-725-4).

Tvedt, T. & Østigård, T. (eds.) (2006). A History of Water: Series I : Vol. III: The World of Water. (Series editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris (ISBN 1-85043-447-6).

Tvedt, T. (2006). The River Nile in the Age of the British. Political Ecology and the Quest for Economic Power. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press (ISBN 9774160460). (Re-published in paperback version in 2017, New York: Macmillan, London: Tauris)

Coopey, R. & Tvedt, T. (eds.) (2006). A History of Water: series I: Vol. II: The Political Economy of Water. (Series editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris. (ISBN 1850434468).

Tvedt,T. & Jakobsson, E. (eds.) (2006). A History of Water: series I: Vol. I: Water Control and River Biographies. (Series editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris (ISBN 185043445X)

Tvedt, T. (2004). The river Nile in the age of the British. Political ecology and the quest for economic power.London: Tauris. (ISBN 1-86064-835-5). (Translated into, and published in Arabic, Cairo 2017).

Tvedt, T. (2004). The River Nile: An annotated bibliography. (2nd edition), London: IB Tauris 2004 (ISBN 1860648797)

Tvedt, T. et al. (2004). Southern Sudan: An Annotated Bibliography. (2 Vols.), London: Tauris (ISBN 1860649378).

Tvedt, T. (2002). Verdensbilder og selvbilder: en humanitær stormakts intellektuelle historie [World images and self-images: A humanitarian superpower’s intellectual history, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget (ISBN 8215002129).

Tvedt, T. (2002). Angels of Mercy or Development Diplomats. NGOs & Foreign Aid. Trenton, US: Africa World Press (ISBN 0865436754).

Tvedt, T. (2001). The River Nile and its Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Role. An Annotated Bibliography. London: Tauris.

Tvedt, T. (2001). An annotated bibliography on the Southern Sudan 1850-2000. (2 Vols.), Bergen: University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1998). Angels of Mercy or Development Diplomats? NGOs & Aid. Oxford: James Currey Publishers (ISBN 0-85255-817-1).

Tvedt, T. (1997). En reise i vannets historie. Fra Regnkysten til Muscat [A journey in the history of water. From the raincoast to Muscat, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Cappelen (Republished in 2003, Bergen: Bric Publishing).

Tvedt, T. & Barkved, E. (eds.) (1995) Forskning om vann. Prosjektkatalog og litteraturoversikt [Research on water. Project catalog and literature overview, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Norsk forskningsråd. (ISBN 82-12-00419-8).

Tvedt, T. (1995). Den norske samaritan. Ritualer, selvbilder og utviklingshjelp [The Norwegian Samaritan. Rituals, self-esteem and development aid]. Oslo: Gyldendal (ISBN 82-05-23189-3).

Harir, S. & Tvedt, T. (eds.) (1994) A short cut to decay: the case of the Sudan. Uppsala: Nordiske Afrikainstituttet, (ISBN 91-7106-346-3) (Republished in Arabic, Cairo 1996).

Gjerdåker, S., Skålnes, T. & Tvedt, T. (eds.) (1994). Nasjonalstaten under press [The state under pressure, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Cappelen (ISBN 82-02-14139-7).

Tvedt, T. (ed.) (1993). Conflicts in the Horn of Africa: human and ecological consequences of warfare. Uppsala: EPOS, (ISBN 91-506-0972-6).

Tvedt, T. (1993). De frivillige organisasjonene som kanal for norsk bistand. En samling av 10 delstudier produsert i løpet av studien “Private organisasjoner som kanal for norsk bistand» [The NGOs as a channel for Norwegian aid. A collection of 10 part-studies produced during the study “Private Organizations as a Channel for Norwegian Aid”, in Norwegian]. Bergen: Universitetet i Bergen (ISBN 82-7453-010-1).

Tvedt, T., Brekke, H. & Bråten, E. (eds.) (1992). A bibliography on evaluation studies of Norwegian Development Aid 1980-1989. Bergen: CMI/DERAP.

Tvedt, T. (1991). A Partially Annotated Bibliography on the Nile River in Sudan and Ethiopia. (2 vol.), Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Bråten, E., Tvedt, T. & Brekke, H. (eds.) (1991). Bibliography on Norwegian development research 1980-1989: A compilation of Norwegian research on Africa, Asia, Latin-America, Oceania and North-South relations. Oslo: Ad Notam, (ISBN 82-417-0038-5).

Tvedt, T. (1990). Bilder av “De Andre”. Om utviklingslandene i bistandsepoken [Images of “the Other”. About Developiong Countries in the Era of Development Aid, in Norwegian].  Oslo: Universitetsforlaget (republished in 1991 and 2001).

Tvedt, T. (ed.) (1989). En bok om maoismen i Norge [A book about maoism in Norway, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Ad Notam.

Book chapters

Tvedt, T. (2017). “Rivers of History” in: Johannes, B., Koller, M & Lichtenberger, A. Mediterranean Rivers, in Global Perspective. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöning.

Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (2016). “Urban Water Systems – A conceptual Framework” in: History of Water: Series III: Volume I: Water and Urbanisation. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris, pp. 1-25, ISBN 978 1 78076 447 4.

Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (2016). “Approaches to African Food Production from a Water System Perspective” in: A History of Water: Series III: vol. III: Water and Food – From hunter-gatherers to global production in Africa. London: Tauris, pp. 1-29, ISBN 978-1780768717.

Tvedt, T. (2016). «Det norske samfunnet og det nasjonale godhetsregimet» [The Norwegian society and the national goodness regime, in Norwegian] in: Frønes, I. & Kjølsrød, L. (eds.) Det norske samfunn [The Norwegian society, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk, pp. 245-270, ISBN9788205490208.

Tvedt, T., McIntyre, O. & Woldetsadik, T. K. (2015). «Sovereignty, the Web of Water and the Development of International Water Law” in: A History of Water: Series III: Vol. 2: Sovereignty and International Water Law (Series Editor Terje Tvedt). London: Tauris, 3-27, ISBN 9781780764481.

Tvedt, T. (2012). «Kommunikasjonssituasjonen» [The communication situation, in Norwegian] in: Johansen, A. (ed.) Kunnskapens språk. Skrivearbeid som forskningsmetode [The language of knowledge. Writing as a research method, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Scandinavian Academic, pp. 49-64, ISBN 9788230400913.

Tvedt, T. (2010) «Bridging the gap: A Water System Approach” in: Østreng, W. (ed) Transference. Interdisciplinary Communications. Oslo: Centre for Advanced Studies.

Tvedt, T. (2010). “Water wars and water cooperation. An empirical critique of dominant schools of thought regarding water and geopolitics” in: Tvedt, T., Graham, C. & Hagen, R. (eds.) History of Water: Series II: Volume III: Water and Geopolitics in the New World Order. London: Tauris, New York/London, pp. 78-111.

Tvedt, T. & Coopey, R. (2010). “A “Water Systems” perspective on history” in: A History of Water: Series II: vol. II: Rivers and Society: From Early Civilizations to Modern Times. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris, pp. 1-36, ISBN 978-1-84885-350-8.

Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (2010) “A History of the Ideas of Water: Deconstructing Nature and Constructing Society” in Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (eds.) (2010). A History of Water: Series II : Vol. I: Ideas of Water From Ancient Societies to the Modern World. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London, I.B. Tauris 2010 (ISBN 978-1-84511-980-5).

Tvedt, T. (2010). “Water: A Source of Wars or a Pathway to Peace? An Empirical Critique of two Dominant Schools of Though on Water and International Politics” in: A History of Water: Series II: Vol III: Water, Geopolitics and the New World Order. (Series Editor Terje Tvedt), London: Tauris, pp. 78-111, ISBN 9781848853515.

Hagen, R., Chapman, G. & Tvedt, T. (2010). “Water, Geopolitics and Collective Power in the New World Order” in: A History of Water: Series II: Vol III: Water, Geopolitics and the New World Order (Series Editor Terje Tvedt). London: Tauris, 3-27, ISBN 9781848853515.

Tvedt, T. (2010). “Some conceptual issues regarding the study of inter-state relationships in river basins”in: The River Nile in the post-colonial Age : conflict and cooperation among the Nile Basin countries. London: Tauris, pp. 237-247, ISBN 978-1-84511-970-6.

Tvedt, T. (2010). “About the importance of studying the modern history of the Nile basin in a Nile perspective” in: The River Nile in the post-colonial Age : conflict and cooperation among the Nile Basin countries. London: Tauris, pp. 1-11, ISBN 978-1-84511-970-6.

Tvedt, T. (2007). “Development NGOs Revisited: A New Research Agenda” in: Reconceptualising NGOs and their roles in Development: NGOs, Civil Society and the International Aid System. Aalborg: Aalborg Universitetsforlag, pp. 25-55, ISBN 978-877307799-3.

Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. (2006). “Introduction” in: The World of Water: series I: vol III. London: Tauris, pp. 1-25, ISBN 1850435936.

Coopey, R. & Tvedt, T. (2006). “Water as a Unique Commodity” in: A History of Water: Series I: vol. II : The Political Economy of Water (Series Editor Terje Tvedt). London: Tauris, pp. ix-xxviii. ISBN 1850434468.

Tvedt, T. & Jakobsson, E. “Water History is World History” in: A History of Water: Series I: vol I: Water Control and River Biographies (Series Editor Terje Tvedt). London: Tauris, pp. x-xxiii, ISBN 185043445X.

Tvedt, T. (2006). «Den kommunikative situasjon» [The communicative situation, in Norwegian] in Hagen, B. (eds.) Hva skal vi med vitenskap [Why do we need science, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, pp. 63-74, ISBN 9788215011301.

Tvedt, T. (2005). «Det nasjonale godhetsregimet. Om utviklingshjelp, fredspolitikk og det norske samfunn» [The national goodness regime. About development aid, peace policy and the Norwegian society, in Norwegian] in: Frønes, I. & Kjølsrød, L. Det norske samfunn [The Norwegian society, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk, pp. 482-511, ISBN 8205348006.

Tvedt, T. (2003). «Eksport av normalisme og import av normalitet» [Export of normalism and import of normality, in Norwegian] in: Meyer, S. & T. Sirnes (eds.) Makt, demokrati og identitet [Power, democracy and indentity, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Ad Notam, pp. 116-130.

Tvedt, T. (1999). “Some Notes on the Relation between Research and Making a TV-Documentary” in: Simonsen, J., Myklebust, J.P. & Karlsen H. (eds.) North-South Co-operation in Higher Education and Research. Bergen: NUAS/NUS, pp. 54-57.

Tvedt, T. (1998). «Den gravalvorliges dominans og noen forskningsetiske spørsmål» [The dominance of the serious and some research ethical questions,in Norwegian] in: Miljø- og utvikling, Etikk og forskning i utviklingsland [Environment and development, Ethics and research in developing countries, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Norges Forskningsråd, pp. 45-58.

Tvedt, T. (1997). «Oppfatninger av “Den andre” i et historisk og komparativt perspektiv» [Concepts of “The Other” in a historical and comparative perspective, in Norwegian] in: Aase, T. H. (eds.) Metodologiske tilnærminger til studiet av fordommer og disk riminering [Methodological approaches to the study of prejudice and discrimination in Norwegian]. Oslo: Norges Forskningsråd, pp. 29-41, ISBN 82-12-00802-9.

Tvedt, T. (1997). “NGOs role at the End of History. Norwegian Policy and the New Development Paradigm” in: Myllylä, S. & Hossain, F. NGOs under Challenge. Dynamics and Drawbacks in Development. Helsinki, pp. 139-166.

Tvedt, T. (1995). «Frivillige organisasjoner og norsk utenrikspolitikk» [NGO’s and Norwegian Foreign Policy, in Norwegian] in: Knutsen, T.L., Gjerdåker S. & Sørbø, G.M. (eds.), Norges utenrikspolitikk [Norwegian foreign policy, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk Forlag, pp. 238-260.

Tvedt, T. (1994). “The collapse of the state in Southern Sudan after the Addis Ababa agreement. A study of internal causes and the role of the NGOs” in: Harar, S. & Tvedt, T. (eds.) A short cut to decay: the case of the Sudan. Uppsala: Nordiske Afrikainstituttet, pp. 69-105, ISBN 91-7106-346-3.

Tvedt, T. (1994). “A chronology of the Sudan 1972-1992” in: Harir, S. & Tvedt, T. A short cut to decay: the case of the Sudan. Uppsala: Nordiske Afrikainstituttet, pp. 256-277, ISBN 91-7106-346-3.

Tvedt, T. & Skålnes, T. (1994). «Nasjonalstatens gullalder eller overnasjonalitetens tidsepoke» [The golden age of the national state or the era of supranationalities, in Norwegian] in: Gjerdåker, S., Skålnes, T. & Tvedt, T. (eds.) Nasjonalstaten under press [The national state under pressure, in Norwegian]. Bergen/Oslo: Christian Michelsens Institutt/Cappelen, pp. 9-27.

Tvedt, T. (1993). “The river Nile as stick and carrot: changing water policies in the aftermath of the World War I” in: Tvedt, T. (ed.) Conflicts in the Horn of Africa: human and ecological consequences of warfare. Uppsala: EPOS, pp. 181-203. ISBN 91-506-0972-6.

Tvedt, T. (1993). “Introduction” in: Tvedt, T. (ed.) Conflicts in the Horn of Africa: human and ecological consequences of warfare. Uppsala: EPOS, pp. 1-14, ISBN 91-506-0972-6.

Tvedt, T. (1993). “Consequences of the First World War in the Blue Nile Basin” in: Tvedt, T. (eds.) Conflicts in the Horn of Africa: Human and ecological consequences of wars in Africa. Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Affairs, pp. 181-203.

Tvedt, T. (1992). “The management of water and irrigation: The Blue Nile” in: Doornbos, M., Cliffe, L., Abdel Gaffer, M. Ahmed, Markakis, J. (eds.) Beyond conflict in the Horn of Africa. The Prospects for Peace, Recovery & Development in Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritreaand Sudan. London: James Curry, pp. 79-92, ISBN 0-85255-360-9.

Tvedt, T. (1992). “Non-implemented Plans as a Barriere to Development: the Case of the Jonglei Project in the Southern Sudan” in: Darkoh, M. B. K. African river basins and dryland crises. Uppsala: OSSREA, Uppsala University, pp. 55-79.

Tvedt, T. (1992). «Etterord» [Epilouge, in Norwegian] in: Clarke, J. (eds) Vann: den egentlige krisen [Water: The real crisis, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Aschehoug, pp. 121-138.

Tvedt, T. (1991). “A ticking bomb in the Middle East – The struggle for water” in: Naguib, N. (ed.) The Middle East After the Gulf War. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, pp. 198-227.

Tvedt, T. (1989). “Maoismens kronologi i Norge” [The Chronology of Maoism in Norway, in Norwegian] In: (ml). En bok om maoismen i Norge [A book about Maoism in Norway, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Ad Notam, pp. 197-215.

Tvedt, T. (1989). “Kadervurderingene som kobling til det totalitære” [«Kader»evaluations as a link to the totalitarian, in Norwegian] in: (ml.) En bok om maoismen i Norge [ A book about Maoism in Norway, in Norwegian].Oslo: Ad Notam, pp. 105-135.

Tvedt, T. (1989). “Problemer med å forstå de fjerne men likevel så nære 1970-årene. En dialog mellom Historiens Dommer og Historiens Fange” [Problems in understanding the distant but nonetheless near 1970s, in Norwegian] in: (ml.) En bok om maoismen i Norge [a book about Maoism in Norway, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Ad Notam, pp. 13-27.

Tvedt, T. (1989). «Introduction» in: (ml.) En bok om maoismen i Norge [A book about Maoism in Norway, in Norwegian]. Ad Notam, Oslo, pp. 7-11.

Tvedt, T. (1989). “Det virkelige Kina i Jens Bjelkes gate” [The Real China in Jens Bjelke’s Street, in: Norwegian] in (ml). En bok om maoismen i Norge [A book about Maoism in Norway]. Ad Notam, Oslo, pp. 93-105.

Tvedt, T. (1987). “Islams historiske og politiske rolle” [The Historical and Political Role of Islam, in Norwegian] in Bauck, P. & Moren, G. (eds.) Afghanistan – søkelys på et folkemord [Afghanistan – spotlight on a genocide]. Oslo: Komiteen, pp. 132-143.

Articles in journals

Tvedt, T. (2017). The Nile River. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History.

Tvedt, T. (2015). Tausheten om Libya [The silence about Libya, in Norwegian]. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, 32(3), pp. 205-2016.

Waktole, T. U., Gufu, O. P. & Tvedt, T. (2013). An indigenous time-related framework for reconstructing the impact of disasters on ancient water systems in southern Ethiopia, 1560–1950. Journal of Historical Geography, 41, pp. 33-43.

Tvedt, T. (2012). Om metodologisk nasjonalisme og den kommunikative situasjon: en kritikk og et alternativ [About methodological nationalism and the communicative situation: criticism and an Option, in Norwegian]. Historisk Tidsskrift, 91(4), pp. 489-510.

Waktole, T. U., Gufu, O. P. & Tvedt, T. (2011). Human stewardship or ruining cultural landscapes of the ancient Tula wells, southern Ethiopia. Geographical Journal, 177(1), pp. 62-78.

Tvedt, T. (2011). Hydrology and empire: The Nile, water imperialism and the partition of Africa. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 39(2), pp. 173-194.

Tvedt, T. (2010). Why England and not China and India? Water systems and the history of the Industrial Revolution. Journal of Global History, 5(1), pp. 29-50.

Tvedt, T. (2010). Water systems, environmental history and the deconstruction of nature. Environmental History, 16(2), pp. 143-166. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2010.00369.x

Tvedt, T (2008). Speilbildenes speilbilde. Norsk mentalitetshistorie, NRK og journalistikkens sammenbrudd [The mirror image’s mirror image. Norwegian mentality story, NRK and the breakdown of Journalism, in Norwegian]. Samtiden, 4, pp. 6-20.

Tvedt, T. (2007). The British Empire and the Un-known Story of the Anglo-Egyptian Occupation of the Sudan. Sudan Studies, (36), pp. 28-49.

Tvedt, T. (2007). International Development Aid and Its Impact on a Donor Country: A Case Study of Norway. European Journal of Development Research, 19(4), pp. 614-635. doi: 10.1080/09578810701667672

Tvedt, T. (2006). Utviklingshjelp, utenrikspolitikk og den norske modellen [National consequences of Norway’s role in the International Aid System, in Norwegian]. Historisk Tidsskrift, 85(1) pp. 59-85.

Tvedt, T. (2006). Understanding the History of the International Aid System and the Development Research Tradition: The Case of the Disappearing Religious NGOs. Forum for Development Studies, 33(2), pp. 341-366

Tvedt, T. (2004) “The Natives strikes back”. Samtiden, 4, pp. 6-22

Tvedt, T. (2002). Development NGOs: Actors in a Global Civil Society or in a New International Social System?. Voluntas. International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 13(4) pp. 363-377.

Tvedt, T. & Nilsen, A. (2001). Introduksjon [Introduction, in Norwegian]. Sosiologisk tidsskrift, 9(1-2), pp. 3-5.

Tvedt, T. & Nilsen, A. (guest editors) (2001). Natur og samfunn. Noen teoretiske perspektiver [Nature and society. Some theoretical perspectives, in Norwegian]. Sosiologisk tidsskrift, (1-2).

Tvedt, T. (2001). Den ufrie bibliografiens dannende betydning [The formation of the non-existent Bibliography, in Norwegian]. Tidsskrift for skribenter.

Tvedt, T. (1999). Svar til to generalsekretærer [Answer to two secretary generals, in Norwegian]. Bistandsaktuelt, 3.

Tvedt, T. (1999). Social engineering and self reflexivity. Forum for Development Studies, 1, pp. 144-150.

Tvedt, T. (1999). Perspektiver på norsk utviklingshjelps historie [Perspectives on Norwegian development aid’s history, in Norwegian] Historisk Tidsskrift, 1. pp. 75-96.

Terje T. (1998). Some Notes on Development Research and Ethics. Forum for Development Studies, 25(2), pp. 211-227. doi: 10.1080/08039410.1998.9666083

Tvedt, T. (1998). Kommentarer til Jarle Simensen [Comments to Jarle Simensen, in Norwegian]. Internasjonalen, 2.

Tvedt, T. (1998). Perspektiver på bistandens historie [Perspectives on the history of aid, in Norwegian]. Internasjonalen, 2.

Tvedt, T. (1998). Kampen om vannet, Hva skjer? [The battle of water, what is happening?, in Norwegian] Norsk utenrikspolitisk institutt, 2.

Tvedt, T. (1998). Drikkevannshygiene i et globalt perspektiv [Drinking water hygiene in a global Perspective, in Norwegian]. Norsk Veterinærstidsskrift, 100, pp. 642-645.

Tvedt, T. (1994). Anvendt vassdragsforskning i et historisk perspektiv. Anvendt vassdragsforskning – en analyse av framtidige behov [Applied water research in a historical perspective. An analysis of future needs, in Norwegian]. NVE Publikasjon, 4.

Tvedt, T. (1994). Vann og samfunn. Vann, (2).

Tvedt, T. (1994). NGO’s role at “the End of History”: Norwegian Policy and the New Paradigm. Forum for Development Studies, (4).

Tvedt, T. (1994). Formens innhold. Svar til Randi Rønning Balsviks opponentinnlegg [The content of the Form. Answer to Randi Rønning Balsvik’s opponent post, in Norwegian]. Historisk Tidskrift, (3).

Tvedt, T. (1994). Et motstykke til “postmodernismen” – bilder av Kenya i fire norske aviser. Norsk Medietidsskrift, (4).

Tvedt, T. (1994). Økologihistoriske betraktninger: Om natur og meningsbærende materiale [Ecological History Considerations: About Nature and meaningful material, in Norwegian]. Historisk Tidsskrift,(4).

Tvedt, T. (1993). Uneven Regional Development in the Sudan: The Role of the Nile Waters. Sudan Notes and Records.

Tvedt, T. (1992). The struggle for water in the Middle East. Revue canadienne d’études du développement / Canadian Journal of Development Studies, pp. 13-33.

Tvedt, T. (1992). The Race to Fashoda: Robinson and Gallagher revisited. Forum for Development Studies, 2, pp. 195-211.

Tvedt, T. (1992). Conflict on the Upper Nile. Robinson and Gallagher revisited. Forum for Development Studies, 2.

Terje, T. (1991). En munnfull av Kina [A Mouthful of China, in Norwegian]. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, (1), pp. 11-27.

Tvedt, T. (1991). Om perspektiv og dikotomisering – svar til tre kritikere [About Perspectives and Dichotomization – an Answer]. Forum for utviklingsstudier, (1), 125-141.

Tvedt, T. (1991). Three Books – Three Histories. Forum for utviklingsstudier, 1, pp. 150-156.

Tvedt, T. (1991). On Representation and Dichotomization – An Answer to Three Critics. Forum for utviklingsstudier, 1, pp. 125-139.

Terje, T. (1990). Om å flytte lyskastere i norsk samfunnsforskning [About moving searchlights in Norwegian Social Science, in Norwegian]. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning, (5), pp. 403-421

Tvedt, T. (1990). Utviklingsforskning og norsk samfunnsforskning [Development Research and Social Science Research, in Norwegian]. [Guest editor] Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning (5).

Tvedt, T. (1989). Statens “bortdøen” og norsk utviklingsforskning [The collapse of the State and Norwegian Development Research, in Norwegian]. Forum for utviklingsstudier, (2), pp. 121-129.

Tvedt, T. (1989). Historie og utviklingsforskning [History and Development Research, in Norwegian]. Historisk Tidsskrift, (2) pp. 210-226.

Tvedt, T. (1989). Guest editor, special issue: Statens rolle i utviklingsprosessen [The Role of the State in the Development Process, in Norwegian]. Forum for utviklingsstudier, (2).

Tvedt, T. (1989). Sport i Afrika [Sport in Africa], in Norsk Idrettshistorisk Årbok by William Baker and James A Mangan (eds.): “Essays in Social History” pp. 184-188.

Tvedt, T. (1988). Islamsk revolusjon [Islamic Revolution]. Book review of Oliver Roys: Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan. Cambridge University Press, in Afghanistan-Nytt, (2).

Tvedt, T. (1987). Den Hvite Manns byrde [The White Man’s Burden]. Samtiden, (2), pp. 23-31.

Tvedt, T. (1987). Fra Henrik Sjøfareren til Vesla Vetlesen [From Henrik the Seafarer to Vesla Vetlesen, in Norwegian]. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, (3), pp. 28-46.

Tvedt, T. (1987). Norsk forskning om utviklingsland: Hvor står den? [Norwegian Development Research – where is It heading?, in Norwegian]. Norsk forening for utviklingsforskning, Forskningspolitisk serie (2).

Tvedt, T. (1987). Norsk forskning og den tredje verden [Norwegian Development Research and the Third World, in Norwegian]. Forum for utviklingsstudier, (6-10), pp. 13-32.

Tvedt, T. (1986). Avhengighetsteorien – avhengig av historisk empiri [The Dependency Theory –Dependent on Historical Empirical Data, in Norwegian]. Tidsskrift for Samfunnsforskning, 27, pp. 444-464.

Tvedt, T. (1985). Vannimperialisme – om den britiske okkupasjonen av Øvre Nilen [Water Imperialism – on the British Occupation of the Upper Nile, in Norwegian]. Historisk Tidsskrift, no. 1, pp. 416- 430.

Tvedt, T. (1983). Konflikten i Sudan og kampen om vannet fra Nilen [The Civil War in the Sudan and the Struggle for Water, in Norwegian]. Forum for utviklingsstudier, pp. 1-23.

Reports

Tvedt, T. (2003). Historiske perspektiver på bistand og utenrikspolitikk [Historical perspectives on aid and foreign policy, in Norwegian]. Oslo: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tvedt, T. (2003). The Ideas of Water. Notes from the editor of the first volume of the UNESCOs series: Water and Civilization, (paper presented at World Water Forum, Kyoto, Japan, 16.3.2003).

Tvedt, T. & Berg, K. G. (2002). Vann og utenrikspolitikk i Midtøsten[Water and foreign policy in the Middle East, in Norwegian]. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Jakobsson, E. & Tvedt, T. (2001). Rapport från vattenhistorisk konferens i Bergen den 10-12 augusti 2001 [Report from the Water History Conference in Bergen on 10-12 August 2001, in Swedish]. HIFO-nytt 2001 (6). Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. (2001). Å skape et bilde av verden gjennom en “Reise i vannets historie” : om fjernsyn, forskning og journalistikk. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Larsson, P., Kizito, Y. S., Kirumira, E. K., Miyingo-Kezimbira, A., Tvedt, T. & Steigen, A. L. (2001). Do we have methods for holistic studies of nature,society and water? – Prelimninary experience from a case study in Kampala and Lake Victoria, Uganda. The American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Aquatic science meeting.

Tvedt, T. (1999). The role of civil society in development. A slogan and its role. Helsinki: The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tvedt, T. (1997). NGOs – actors in a new international system. NGOs in Aid: A Reappraisal of 35 years of NGO Assistance.

Tvedt, T. (1996). Vassdragsperspektivet i forskningen. SFU publication series (5). Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. (1996). The Nile Waters and the Decline of British Imperialism: A History of the Aswan Power and Fertilizer Scheme 1935-1945. SFU publication series (6). Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. (1996). The NGOs’ Role at the End of History. Norwegian NGO-Policy and the “New Paradigm”. SFU Publication series (8). Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. (1996). The Collapse of the State in Southern Sudan after the Addis Ababa Agreement. A Study of Internal Causes and the Role Of the NGOs. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1996). Oppfatninger av “den andre” i et historisk og komparativt perspektiv [Concepts of «the other» in a historic and comparing perspective, in Norwegian]. SFU-publication, 3. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. (1996). Non-governmental Organisations in Aid. Some Case Studies from Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Nicaragua. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1996). Bistand og Vestliggjøring. Utenrikspolitiske utfordringer og norsk utviklingshjelp [Aid and Westernization. Foreign policy challenges and Norwegian development aid in Norwegian]. Centre for Development Studies, 4. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1995). Non-governmental organisations in four developing countries. Centre for Development studies, University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1995). NGOs in development aid. A critical analysis. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1995). NGOs as a channel in development aid. The Norwegian system. Evaluation Report 3/95. Oslo: Utenriksdepartementet [The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs].

Tvedt, T. (1995). Bistand og vestliggjøring. Utenrikspolitiske utfordringer og norsk utviklingshjelp. Oslo: Utenriksdepartementet [The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Norwegian].

Tvedt, T. (1993). Norske oppfatninger av den ikke-europeiske verden på 1970- og 1980 tallet. Et eksempel på krysskulturell representasjon [Norwegian perceptions of the non-European world in the 1970s and 1980s. An example of cross-cultural representation, in Norwegian]. Bergen: Det Samfunnsvitenskapelige Fakultet.

Tvedt, T. (1993). A partially annotated bibliography on the river Nile (5 vol). Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Barkved, E., Tvedt, T., Steen, O. I. & Manger, L. O. (1993). De private organisasjonene som kanal for norsk bistand [The private organizations as a channel for Norwegian aid, in Norwegian]. En tilleggsstudie. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T., Brekke, H. & Bråten, E. (1992). Norwegian Development Aid Evaluations 1980-1989. A Bibliography. Bergen: CMI, Department of Social Science and Development, 4.

Tvedt, T. (1992). De private organisasjoner som kanal for norsk bistand. Fase I [The private organizations as channel for Norwegian aid. Phase 1, in Norwegian]. Oslo: The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Development Cooperation, 3.

Terje, T. (1991). The Blue Nile and water politics. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies, 2. Bråten, E. & Tvedt, T. (1991) Norsk utviklingsforskning på 1980-tallet. En analyse av profil og kvantiteter [Norwegian Development Research. An Analysis, in Norwegian]. Oslo: Rådet for samfunnsvitenskapelig forskning RSF [Norwegian Research Council, in Norwegian].

Tvedt, T., Hødnebø, K. & Johnsen, T. C. B. (1991). A partially annotated bibliography on the Southern Sudan. (3 Volumes), Bergen: Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. & Bråten, E. (1991). Norwegian development research 1980-89. An analysis of profile and quantities. Oslo: Norwegian Research Council for Social Sci. and the Humanities.

Tvedt, T. (1990). Fra korsfarerne til Arild Asnes. Problem med representasjon og konseptualisering av “de andre”. Bergen: Centre for Development studies, University of Bergen ,Centre for Development Studies.

Tvedt, T. (1989). An annotated Bibliography on the Nile. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstituttet.

Tvedt, T. (1989) En evaluering av DUHs forskningsprogrammer: Kvinner og utvikling, teknologioverføring fra i-land til  u-land,forskningsrekrutteringsprogram [An Evaluation of the Research Programs of the Ministry of  Development Co-Operation, in Norwegian], Oslo: Utenriksdepartmentet [Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Norwegian].

Tvedt, T. (1987) Development Research at the Crossroads, (reprint from Norwegian Development Research Catalogue). Oslo/ Bergen: DUH/CMI.

Tvedt, T. (1986). Development Oriented Research at the University of Bergen: an Overview. Bergen: Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen.

Tvedt, T. (1986). Refugee Aid and Development. Geneva: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Tvedt, T. (1986) Water and Politics, a History of the Jonglei Project in the Southern Sudan. Bergen: CMI/DERAP Publications, no. 201.

Tvedt, T. (1985). The Colonial Officer and the Aid Consultant. Association for Development Research, Proceedings from the first Annual Conference of the Norwegian Association of Development Studies. Bergen: NFU, also in CMI/DERAP Working Papers.

Movies and documentaries

2014:  “Kampen om Nilen” [The Nile Quest, in Norwegian] (3:3). Made in cooperation with NRK (the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) and Panopticon. URL: https://vimeo.com/104642255 (translated into English and French)

2013: “De gode bombene” [The Good Bombs, in Norwegian]. Made in cooperation with NRK. URL: https://tv.nrk.no/serie/brennpunkt/mdup11000513/12-03-2013

2010: “En dråpe luksus” [A drop of luxury, in Norwegian]. Made in cooperation with TV2 (the largest commercial television broadcaster in Norway). URL: https://vimeo.com/88370589

2007: “A journey in the Future of Water” (3:3). With TV2 and Panopticon. URL: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/futureofwater (also available on Netflix). (Translated into English, French, Polish, Hungarian and Arabic, and distributed worldwide through major TV-channels such as: National Geographic, Discovery, Al Jazeera, Al Arabya and FranceCinq).

2007:  “De hvite hjelperne” [The white do-gooders, in Norwegian]. With TV2. URL: https://vimeo.com/88270594

2004: “De norske leiediplomatene” [The Hired Norwegian Diplomats, in Norwegian].With TV 2. URL: https://vimeo.com/87987556

2004: “De norske statsmisjonærene” [The Norwegian State Missionaries, in Norwegian]. With TV2. URL: https://vimeo.com/88368649

1997: “En reise i vannets historie” [A Journey in the History of Water, in Norwegian]. With NRK. URL: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/journeyinhistoryofwater (Translated into English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic and shown in about 150 countries. Some translations are dubbed, others are texted in national languages).

Selected interviews and chronicles in major Norwegian papers

Tvedt, T. (2016). «Trump, journalistikken og «Historiens slutt» [Trump, journalism and «the end of history», in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet, November 25th 2016.

Tvedt, T. (2016). «Clinton-stiftelsen og det nye Norge» [The Clinton-foundation and the new Norway, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, November 18th 2016.

Tvedt, T. (2016). «Bistandskonsulentene: Et åpenbart sugerør dypt ned i statskassen» [Aid consultant’s: an obvious straw into the public treasury, in Norwegian]. Interview in VG, October 6th 2016.

Tvedt, T. (2016). «Sivilisasjonen er truet av islamismen» [Civilization is threatened by Islamism, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, July 20th 2016.

Tvedt, T. (2016). “Halstarrig, jeg?” [Persistant, me?, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet, April 16th

Tvedt, T. (2016). «Derfor truer godhetstyranniet demokratiet selv” [This is why the goodness tyranny is a threath to democracy itself, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, March 13th 2016.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «En verden i stor uro krever en klar utenrikspolitikk» [A troubled world requires a clear foreign policy, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, October 3rd 2016.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «Et verdensbilde bryter sammen» [A world image is breaking down, in Norwegian]. Essay in Morgenbladet, Desember 24th 2015.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «Den politiske eliten ante ikke hva de gjorde da de gikk inn for å sende F16-fly til Libya» [The political elite did not know what they were doing when they agreed to send F-16 planes to Libya, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, September 17th 2015.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «Libya og den norske elitens sjel» [Libya and the soul of the Norwegian elite, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, September 17th 2015.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «Narsissismens triumf» [The triumph of narcissism, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet, May 20th 2015.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «Om Libya, gransking og enøydhet» [About Libya and scrunity, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, November 22nd 2015.

Tvedt, T. (2015). «Verdens gang og Libya». Chronicle in VG, November 11th 2015.

Tvedt, T. (2014). «Vannmannen» [The waterman, in Norwegian]. Interview in Bergens Tidende, December 11 2014.

Tvedt, T. (2011). «Om å forstå norsk utenrikspolitikk» [About understanding Norwegian foreign policy, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, May 3rd 2011.

Tvedt, T. (2011). «Godhetsregimet slipper bomber over Afrika» [The “goodness-regime” is dropping bombs over Africa, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, May 3rd 2011.

Tvedt, T. (2009). «Tid for en annerledes historie» [Time for a different story, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, October 25th 2009.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Høg vassføring» [High flods of water, in Norwegian]. Intervju in Bergens Tidende, November 10th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Vannets fremtid – Under Lupen» [The future of water, under the lupe, in Norwegian]. VG, October 28th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). “Vannmannen” [The aquarian, in Norwegian]. Interview in A-magasinet, October 27th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Glem oljen» [Forget about the oil, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, October 27th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Plageånden» [The tormentor, in Norwegian]. Dagens Næringsliv, May 19th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Et forsvar for forskningens frihet» [A defence for the freedom of research, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet and Bergens Tidene, May 11th and May 12th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Sirkulerende elite» [Circulating elite, in Norwegian]. Interview in Vårt Land, May 8th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «Lastebilhjelpen må stoppes» [The truck-assistance must be stopped, in Norwegian]. Feature in Aftenposten, March 22nd 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2007). «De hvite hjelperne i de hvite bilene» [The white helpers in the white cars, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, March 5th 2007.

Tvedt, T. (2006). «Finnes bokhandleren i Kabul?» [Does the bookseller in Kabul exist? in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, January 5th 2006.

Tvedt, T. (2005). «Nasjonens sjel på spill» [The nation’s soul at stake, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, December 31 2005.

Tvedt, T. (2004). «Erkjenner ikke forskjeller» [Do not regognize differences, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, March 5th 2004.

Tvedt, T. (2004). «Intellektuelle forstår ikke fundamentalisme» [Intellectuals do not understand fundamentalism, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, February 18th 2004.

Tvedt, T. (2004). «Selvforståelse som hindrer innsikt i fundamentalisme”[Self-perception that prevents insight into fundamentalism]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, March 15th 2004.

Tvedt, T. (2004). «Skatteordninger og misjon» [Tax schemes and mission, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, March 7th 2004.

Tvedt, T. (2004). «Utenrikspolitikk og statsmisjon» [Foreign policy and state mission, in Norwegian]. Chroncle in Dagbladet, March 1 2004.

Tvedt, T. (2003). «Dagbladets renomé» [The renomè of Dagbladet, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Dagbladet, November 23rd 2003.

Tvedt, T. (2003). «Norsk utenrikspolitikk – radikal omorganisering uten debatt» [Norwegian foreign policy – radical reorganization without debate, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, November 2003.

Tvedt, T. (2002). «Den nasjonale fortellingen om den norske samaritan» [The national story about the Norwegian samaritan, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Aftenposten, March 2002.

Tvedt, T. (2002). «Forfatteren som vil begrave tekstanalysen … når den rettes mot ham selv» [The author who wants to bury the text analysis … when it addresses himself, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet, September 13th 2002.

Tvedt, T. (2002). «Ground Zero. Jan Kjærstad elleve måneder etter» [Gorund Zero, Jan Kjærstad eleven months after, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet, August 30 2002.

Tvedt, T. (2002). «Om den abstrakte universalismens ortodoksi. Et sluttsvar om Jan Kjærstads verdensbilder og selvbilder» [About the abstract universalism orthodoxy. A final answer about Jan Kjærstads World images and self-images, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Morgenbladet, October 4th 2002.

Tvedt, T. (2001). “Konfliktene i vannet” [The conflicts in the water, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Bergens Tidende, August 11th 2001. (3:3 chronicle about the importence of water)

Tvedt, T. (2001). «Vannlandet Norge» [The water-country Norway, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Bergens Tidende, August 10th 2001. (2:3 chronicle about the importence of water)

Tvedt, T. (2001). «Bare den som har tørstet kjenner vannets verdi» [Only one who have thirsted knows the value of water, in Norwegian]. Chronicle in Bergens Tidende, August 9th 2001. (1:3 chronicle about the importence of water)

Tvedt. T. (2001). “Priset for sin vann-vitenskap” [The prize for his water science, in Norwegian]. Feature and interview in Aftenposten, March 22nd 2001.

Tvedt. T. (2000) “Film om verdens viktigste ressurs”  [Movie about the world’s most important resource, in Norwegian]. Interview in Aftenposten, September 18th 2000.

Tvedt. T. (1999). «NOBELS FREDSPRIS 1999 En nødhjelpsrebell er blitt stueren» [Nobel Peace Prize 1999: An aid rebellion has been accepted]. Interview in Aftenposten, October 16th 1999.

Tvedt, T. (1998). «Førstepris til norsk miljøfilm» [First prize to Norwegian environmental film, in Norwegian]. Feature in Aftenposten, November 25th 1998.

Tvedt, T. (1998). “Vannets historie” fikk pris [“The history of the water” was awarded]. Feature in Bergens Tidende, November 25th 1998

Aarre, E. (1995). Avvikler myter om norsk u-hjelp [Diasables myths about Norwegian u-help, in Norwegian]. Interview of Terje Tvedt in Bergens Tidende, March 25th 1995.

Strandhagen, S. (1995). Skarp kritikk av “Egeland-linjen” [Strong criticism of the “Egeland line”, in Norwegian]. Interview with Terje Tvedt in Dagens Næringsliv, March 25th 1995.

Tvedt, T. (1995). «NRK og UiB med “Vannets historie”» [NRK and UoB with «The History of Water, in Norwegian]. Interview in Bergens Tidende, February 6th 1995.

Tvedt, T. (1994). “Privat uhjelp i statens hender» [Privat aid help in the hands of the state, in Norwegian].  Interview in Aftenposten, March 14 1994.

AWARDS

2016: “Best Scientific Journal-article in Norway”; University Press of Norway.

2015: Prize for “excellent research” in water studies; International Water History Association.

2011: Best documentary, Water/Ocean Film Festival, Hluboká, Check Republic; The Future of Water.

2007: Gullruten, (the most prestigious documentary prize in Norway); A Journey in the future of Water,

2007: Freedom of Expression Award, Fritt Ord Foundation (www.fritt-ord.no/en).

2006: Shortlisted by BRISME (British Society for Middle Eastern Studies) for best book on the Middle East in the world irrespective of discipline (The River Nile in the Age of the British).

2006: Prize for best “Research Dissemination”, The Research Council of Norway.

1999: Grand Prix, 17th Festival International du Film d´Environment, Paris; A journey in the History of Water.

1998: Meltzer-fund’s jubilee-prize for “excellent research and popularisation”, University of Bergen