The Department of Culture and Global Studies is a cross-faculty department linking together The Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Department researchers and lecturers draw on theories and methods from both the social sciences and the humanities in their efforts to understand culture and society: inter-human relations, relations between cultures, local and global relations, relations between the past and the future.
Department of Culture and Global Studies
Research activities within the Department of Culture and Global Studies cover a wide span, emphasising the interplay between cultural, social and political processes in a globalised world, and with a special focus on intercultural communication, transnational relations, creation of identity and the production of culture. Research at the department is organised in research groups and academic networks.
CGS has around 45 PhD students in the department’s two research training programmes Interdisciplinary Discourse Studies and Culture and Global Studies. These PhD students are investigating various fields of research from perspectives of discourse and culture studies, as well as transnational, cultural, political and economic processes.
The distinctive feature of the School of Culture and Global Studies is that its programmes are directed ‘towards the world’ – including Danish, Nordic, European and global perspectives. The programmes of the School focus on the interplay between global elements and national/regional relations – e.g. history and politics, cultural text studies, professional communication, media and language studies.
27.09.2018 at 09.30 AM - 03.30 PM
Invitation to workshop on 'Gramsci Today. Understanding a world in crisis’
The workshop is open for all interested!
09.10.2018 at 01.00 PM - 06.00 PM
Invitation to PhD defence by Helle Dalsgaard Pedersen
Title of the thesis: Touched by Place. Identity Construction, place attachment and place attractiveness from a life course perspective in the context of migration
Global Refugee Studies is looking for a Student Assistant for Communication and Impact.
The position is part-time with 8 hours a week and runs from 1.October 2018 or as soon as possible until 30.September 2019. 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/Impact Steering Group (Martin Lemberg-Pedersen, Steffen Jensen and Danny Raymond.
New book: Gender and Generational Division in EU Citizenship
Edited by Trudie Knijn and Manuela Naldini, and with contributions from professor Birte Siim, associate professor Lise Rolandsen Agustín and PhD fellow Anita Nissen from the Institute of Culture and Global Studies.