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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GRS gets a new visual expression
Today, Global Refugee Studies is launching a new graphic design, which illustrates the complexity and scope of the research center’s focus and activities.
Op-ed: Externalizing brutality to Libya is not an answer to displacement
Last week, GRS' Martin Lemberg-Pedersen wrote an op-ed for the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) about European co-responsibility for the tragedies of the Libyan migration system.
Exiles in Paris and the criminalization of solidarity (video)
“We are not in the midst of a migration crisis, but rather in a crisis of migration policies.” That is Post. Doc Carolina Sanchez Boe’s opening remark in this video about the consequences of European migration policies, as she sees them after having carried out research on border control, deportations and confinement in France and the USA over the past 15 years.
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.
Opening: The Right Livelihood Award Exhibition - Who Cares!
Please join us on November 30 for the launch of the Right Livelihood Award Exhibition, Who Cares!