Virginie Amilien

Food2gather : Strength2food :

fields of research

Sociology Ethnology Anthropology Cultural history
Work in progress
Food culture
Contemporary period (1945 - today)
Northern Europe
Terroir and local produce
Contemporary period (1945 - today)
Northern Europe
Consumption Agricultural policy Manufacturing

Institution / Research unit

Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), Consumption Research Norway (SIFO)
Norway (NO)


  • Virginie Amilien with E. Krogh « The cultivated food – A book about food culture in Norway » Fagbokforlaget Bergen 2007
  • Virginie Amilien as editor « The rise of obesity in Europe - a twentieth century Food History » in D. Oddy, PJ. Atkins Ashgate 2009 pp. 262
  • Virginie Amilien « The dimensions of "traditional food" in reflexive modernity Norway as a case study » in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture volume 93 issue 14 2013 pp. 3455-3463
  • Virginie Amilien « Typical Food in Norway. A developper of History and Tradition » in G. Ceccarelli, A. Grandi, S. Maganoli in European Food Issues "Typicality in History" 4 Peter Lang Bussels 2013 pp. 129-149
  • Virginie Amilien « The political role of restaurants and Chefs in the construction of national food culture, Traditional and typical food identities in Norway 1980-2011 » in Food & History Brepols volume 10 issue 2 2012 pp. 155-172
  • Virginie Amilien with S. Bergflødt, S. Skuland « Nordic Food Culture(s) : Thoughts and perspectives by way of introduction » in Anthropology of food 2012
  • Virginie Amilien « From territory to terroir? : the cultural dynamics of local and localized food products in Norway » in Sosiologisk Årbok volume 3 issue 4 2011 pp. 85-106
  • Virginie Amilien « Du champ cultivé au champ culturel, les transformations de la pomme de terre en Norvège » in M. De Ferrière Le Vayer, JP. Williot in La pomme de terre de la Renaissance au XXIe siècle Presses Universitaires de Rennes Paris 2011 pp. 101-114
  • Virginie Amilien as editor « Introduction : from local food to localised food » in G. Holt in Anthropology of food 2007
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  • Virginie Amilien as editor « Preface » in Anthropology of Food 2005
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« Les créatures surnaturelles dans les contes norvégiens »
1994 - Supervised by Régis Boyer.
Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), Consumption Research Norway (SIFO) / France (FR)