Organising Committee

The Organising Committee includes local team members from across anthropology, design and architecture, together with convenors from the EASA Applied Anthropology Network.

Pavel Borecký

University of Bern / EASA Applied Anthropology Network

Laura Korčulanin


Hélène Veiga Gomes

LAA / EASA Applied Anthropology Network

Pardis Shafafi

EASA AAN / Designit

Karen Langvik


Niloufar Gharavi

Change by Design

Melina Hozhabri

Change by Design

Verónica Reyero

Antropología 2.0 / EASA Applied Anthropology Network

Executive advisory board

Dan Podjed is the founder of Why the World Needs Anthropologists. Dan and Meta have convened the Applied Anthropology Network and WWNA since its inception and continue to advise the network and the event as executive advisors.

Advisory Group

The Advisory Group is a team of high level experts and local stakeholders that provides guidance on key organisational issues.

Simone Abram (UiO, Social Anthropology)

Thomas Hylland Eriksen (UiO, Social Anthropology)

Alisse Waterston (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

Rikke Elisabeth Frederiksen (EGGS Design)

Aina Landsverk Hagen (Oslo Met)

Anna Kirah (Halogen)

Trude Lerfald (Halogen / AHO)

Per Gunnar Røe (UiO, Sociology and Human Geography)