Geographies of Populism in Europe
The 3-year project ‘Geographies of Populism’ in Europe focuses on populism in Europe and the importance of its spatiality. The project argues that “the people”, as the center of populist ideology, need to be understood in connection to the space they act in. The aim of this project is to analyze how populist parties construct “the people” through places and spaces and how they operate through local, national and transnational scales.
Urban Sanctuary, Migrant Solidarity and Hospitality in Global Perspective
This 7-year interdisciplinary partnership between 36 academics and 36 partner organizations in Global North and Global South explores migrant and refugee inclusion.
Enacting Citizenship and Solidarity in Europe -From Below- Local Initiatives, Intersectional Strategies and Transnational Networks (ECSEURO)
This 3-year European based project includes ten city-based cases and has for the aim to examine the relevance of cities as political actors in increasing of transnational cooperation and social cohesion in Europe across the fields of migrant rights, housing and care work.
Risk, working environment and adverse events: Young people in digital labour markets (RADAR 2)
The project deals with a new branch of work research, namely working conditions for young people in the new digital labour markets. The project builds on the results of the previous project RADAR, which showed that digitally mediated work can have negative consequences for the psychosocial well-being of young people. The project also showed that psychosocial risks are often exacerbated when work is unregulated and digitally mediated. Digitally mediated employment is thought to be growing rapidly, especially among young people. The new project will continue the studies and also find and communicate solutions consisting of preventive measures aimed at young people.
Mobilizing for Democracy: People, Borders and Imagination
This 2-year project is a part of the international collaboration between Danish and Brazilian institutions that explores the role of social movements in strengthening democracy.
Sustainable Arctic Cruise Communities
The Research Council of Norway has awarded 7,9 million Norwegian kronor to researchers from CIRCLA together with six other universities/research institutions for the 3-year project Sustainable Arctic Cruise Communities: from Practice to Governance. At CIRCLA, Carina Ren and Laura James will be involved in conceptual work on practice theory in cruise tourism and fieldwork in Greenland.
What meaning does local affiliation have for the youth in rural areas?
What makes the danish youth stay in rural areas, despite the centralization of job and education opportunities in the cities? The Center for Youth Research at Aalborg University will be researching this in collaboration with VIVE – The Danish Center for Social Science Research. The research collaboration between AAU and VIVE is supported by the Independent Research Fund of Denmark.
Researchers from AAU and ITU are mapping the digital everyday of the Danes during the corona crisis
A new research project with researchers from AAU and ITU will map the digital life that has emerged because of the corona crisis. The researchers are seeking participants for the project, that will contribute to getting an idea of how the Danish people are using digital media to withhold their everyday lives.
Education access under the reign of testing and inclusion
Across the globe, education today takes place in a setting between competing agendas: one is the testing agenda and the other is the inclusion agenda. These agendas hold major implications in terms of access to education for students all over the world.
The Global History of the OECD in Education
The project brings together researchers from five continents and draws on interviews with key agents as well as archival sources collected in the OECD archive in Paris and the national archives of a number of selected case countries.
New research project about the younger generation’s failure to thrive at their first job
A new research project is going to investigate the mental well-being of the younger generation when they start their first job after their education. The research project is a collaboration between Center of Youth Research (CeFU), Aalborg University and Occupational Medicine Clinic (Arbejdsmedicinsk Klink), Regional Hospital Herning.
Imagining Independence - Greenland's Postcolonial Politics of Comparison
Through a close reading of current and historical texts on core developmental sectors, IMAGINE PoCo shows how application, rejection and forgetting of categories for comparison closes off some futures, making others selfevident.
Technologies of Death and Dying at the Beginning of Life
Today, technological developments in relation to prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care are changing how the deaths of fetuses and infants take place and how their dead bodies are managed and cared for until their disposal or burial. An example is the implementation of prenatal screening, which became a nationwide offer to all pregnant Danish women in 2004.
Muskox Pathways. Ecologies and Resources in Greenland
Even though muskoxes has existed in Greenland for centuries, they have only been used by humans as a resource for a short moment in history. In these moments, the muskoxes have been essential for human survival.
What can Greenland learn from Iceland’s experience with tourism?
AAU enters in collaboration with Icelandic and Greenlandic partners in order to systematize and draw on Iceland’s experience with tourism in responding to current and future tourism challenges in Greenland.
Culturally Sensitive Tourism in the Arctic
Doing Data Together
The talent project "Doing Data Together - how to make Humanistic Sensibilities Count in Data-Driven Planning" is focused on city planning, because the way we develop our cities have huge consequences for how we live together in an increasingly urbanized world.
Wearable Technologies and Sustainability
Wearable technologies, or wearables, is an emerging object of a rapidly developing interdisciplinary research field.