Ulrika Trovalla

Researcher at NAI from December 2011
Cluster: Urban

Orcid ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-1855-965X

Subject areas
Urban Africa, infrastructure, landscape, uncertainty, conflict, religion, ethnicity, and anthropology.  

Geographical area
Nigeria

Contact
ulrika.trovalla@nai.uu.se
Tel: +46 18 471 52 90 (direct)

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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