Visiting Arctic Scholar: Minori Takahashi
Minori Takahashi has been working as a guest researcher at the Department of Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University since March 2017. During his 10-months-long stay at AAU, he is affiliated with the CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic.
New assistant professor: Richard Madsen
As of 1 December 2017, the Research Group in Languages and Linguistics (LangLing) has a new assistant professor!
Book Launch: Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic
With increased geopolitical importance and independent foreign policy ambition, Greenland is making its mark on the Arctic. Still, the international politics of the Arctic is changing.
What Kind of Nation State will Greenland be?
Arctic geopolitics is a moving target – and Greenland, determined to emerge as a sovereign nation state, is a particularly dynamic case.
Tysk forsknings- og undervisningspris til CGS-adjunkt
Mads Christiansen, adjunkt i tysk ved CGS, modtog den 17. oktober 2017 ”Jacob- und Wilhelm-Grimm-Förderpreis“
ANGRY INUK documentary offers something to think about for everyone: An interview with Naja D. Graugaard (PhD Fellow at AAU)
ANGRY INUK (2016), an award-winning documentary directed by an Inuk filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Nunavut), sheds a powerful light on global anti-seal hunting campaigns’ damaging impact on Inuit communities. The film encounters the long-established negative perceptions of seal hunting and offers an eye-opening insight into its substantial importance in the Inuit life.
Smartphonen er et vigtigt redskab for mennesker på flugt
Et helt nyt forskningsprojekt vil de næste to år bl.a. undersøge, hvordan flygtninge bruger informations- og kommunikationsteknologi til at planlægge deres rejse gennem Europa og skabe netværk undervejs. Projektet er netop blevet støttet med seks mio. kr. af Velux Fonden.
New PhD fellow: Louise Thomsen Kristensen
As of 1 October 2017 Interdisciplinary Media Studies (Media) has a PhD fellow!
New book on eco-poetry in Scandinavia
Larsen, Peter Stein, Louise Mønster and Hans Kristian Rustad (ed.): Økopoesi. Modernisme i nordisk lyrikk 9.
Invitation to course: Conversational Danish
A supplementary course in oral Danish for academic staff at CGS.
New book: Locating Nordic Noir: From Beck to The Bridge
This book, written by Kim Toft Hansen and Anne Marit Waade (AAU), has just been published.
New book: Cultural Forms of Protest in Russia
Edited by Birgit Beumers, Alexander Etkind, Olga Gurova and Sanna Turoma.
Blog post: The Geo-politics of Arctic Sustainability
Having spent a very pleasant few days in Nuuk Greenland (as part of a University of Aalborg-led project called ‘POLITICS OF POSTCOLONIALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN THE ARCTIC’) I have refined my thinking about what such a topic might entail. Blog post by professor Klaus Dodds.
New research project: Sustainable business and demography: Exploring critical links between gender youth and small-scale business development in fisheries and tourism in South Greenland
The overall objective of this project is to support sustainable business and demographic development in and for South Greenland by exploring and illuminating the role that local small-scale business operations play in creating a desirable and valuable business development for themselves and their community.
New assistant professor: Kristine Bundgaard
As of 1 August 2017 LangLing - Research group in Language and Linguistics and ProCom - Research group in Communication and Culture in Professional Contexts has a new assistant professor!
New assistant professor: Vibeke Thøis Madsen
As of 1 August 2017 COB - Crossing Organizational Boundaries has a new assistant professor.
New PhD Fellow: Verena Gisela Huppert
As of April 1st, 2017, CIRCLA has a new PhD fellow!
Book release: Heritage and Change in the Arctic
Editors: Robert Chr. Thomsen and Lill Rastad Bjørst, members of CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic, Department of Culture and Global Studies.