Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of social anthropology at the University of Oslo and the author of numerous books on anthropological and cultural issues, including Small Places, Large Issues and Tyranny of the Moment, which have both enjoyed tremendous success in Norway and abroad.From 1993 to 2001 he was affiliated with the Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture at the University of Oslo. His research spans ethnic relations, nation building and cultural dynamism in multicultural societies and he has written several books on such subjects. He has carried out field work in Mauritius and Trinidad.
Hva er sosialantropologi, 2003.
Øyeblikkets tyranni, 2001.
Flerkulturell forståelse, 2001 (Ed.).
Egoisme, 1999 (with Dag O. Hessen).
Små steder – store spørsmål, 1998.
Et langt kaldt land, nesten uten mennesker, 1998.
Kampen om fortiden, 1996.
Kulturelle veikryss, 1994.
Us and Them in Modern Societies, (in English) 1992.