Department of Culture and Global Studies
9220 Aalborg East
Phone: +45 9940 9208
VAT no: DK 29102384
Arctic geopolitics is a moving target – and Greenland, determined to emerge as a sovereign nation state, is a particularly dynamic case.
Global Refugee Studies is looking for a Student Assistant (Student Communication Officer). The position is part-time with 10 hours a week and runs from mid-December until 20 May 2018. The position is based at the Global Refugee Studies research group at Frederikskaj 10B, at Aalborg University’s South Harbour Campus. You will be reporting to the GRS Media Steering Group.
Last Friday Global Refugee Studies and Aalborg University’s Law Department co-organized a side-event at COP23 on climate change, human rights and forced displacement.
Last week GRS’ Associate Professor Anja Kublitz co-organised the international conference “Slippery Suffering – A comparative ethnography of the encounter between survivors of violence from the Arab world and representatives of the Welfare state”.
Associate Professor Anja Kublitz from Global Refugee Studies co-organized an international conference from October 11th to 12th together with Copenhagen University attracting researchers from across the world.
Mads Christiansen, adjunkt i tysk ved CGS, modtog den 17. oktober 2017 ”Jacob- und Wilhelm-Grimm-Förderpreis“
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.
Last week GRS hosted an international workshop from October 11th to 12th at Aalborg University's Copenhagen Campus.
New research project by Malayna Raftopoulos and Óscar García Agustín.
New research project by Malayna Raftopoulos and Ane Bislev
Giovanni Bettini, lecturer at Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University discusses the discourse, increasingly heard in media and among humanitarian actors and politicians, which justifies the necessity of border control by positing a future conditional of impending climate migration. Bettini speaks about the usefulness of taking a critical stance towards the term climate migration, rather than trying to find a solution to it.
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.
As of 1 July 2017 Cultural Encounters in Pre-modern Societies (CEPS) has a new PhD student!
Migrants are dying at borders in increasing numbers due to the policies and practices of states. As a result, humanitarian organisations and grassroots activists are increasingly intervening at borders to save lives and provide assistance.
As of 1 October 2017 Interdisciplinary Media Studies (Media) has a PhD fellow!
As of 1 September 2017 Research Center on Development and International Relations (DIR) has a new assistant professor!
In recent years there has been a rise in policies externalising border control between the EU and surrounding countries
As of 1 August 2017 Centre for Discourses in Transition (C-DiT) has a new PhD student!