A new special issue probes how Copenhagen School Securitization Theory can help us make sense of both. In one of the articles, CIRCLA researcher Ulrik Pram Gad shows how the choices currently made in language policy about how to prioritize the Greenlandic, Danish, and English languages will put Greenland on very different routes towards and beyond independence. The article modifies the analytical strategy prescribed by Copenhagen School Securitization Theory to produce a nuanced picture of national identity politics, the tensions involved, and scenarios for the future."
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.
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DIR workshop on "Urbanizing Rural China: Challenges of Rural Governance"
February 23 to 25 the Development and International Relations Research Group hosted a workshop on "Urbanizing Rural China: Challenges of Rural Governance" at Klitgaarden in Skagen.
Why choose the Arctic Studies specialization at Aalborg University and what to gain from it?
Do the Arctic Studies specialization and get new Arctic competences.
Participating in Arctic Frontiers Student Forum
Arctic Frontiers Student Forum 2018 was an amazing experience to share with students from all over the world. Six days in Tromsø, Northern Norway turned into a developing experience, I will never forget.
International honour for AAU historian: Winner of the 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award
Carsten Hjort Lange and his Danish and international colleagues' conference volume "Cassius Dio: Greek Intellectual and Roman Politician" (Brill’s "Historiography of Rome and Its Empire" series), co-edited with Jesper M. Madsen, SDU, has just been named one of 2017's outstanding academic titles by the world’s largest and oldest library organization, the American Library Association.
Rethinking Global Care Chains through the Perspective of Heterogeneous States, Discursive Framings and Multi-Level Governance
GRS’ Associate Professor Marlene Spanger has co-written an article on Global Care Chains (GCC’s) published in the Nordic Journal of Migration Research as a contribution to the understanding of GCC’s. Spanger’s article investigates the role of the state in shaping GCC’s by combining feminist theory, discursive policy analysis and multi-level governance theories.