News from Culture and Global Studies
Thomas Rasmussen is a new guest researcher at CIRCLA
Thomas Rasmussen is a PhD candidate from the University of Oslo. In his PhD project he wants to uncover late 19th and early 20th century representations of Inuit and Greenland in Norwegian satirical magazines, newspapers and novels.
New Professor with specific responsibilities: Steen Ledet Christiansen
As of 1 April 2019, the research group on Interdisciplinary Media Studies has a new Professor with specific responsibilities!
New associate professor: Csilla Weninger
As of 1 January 2019, the Centre for Discourses in Transition (C-DiT) has a new associate professor!
New assistant professor: Vilhelmiina Vainikka
As of 1 January, Culture and Consumption (CC) has a new assistant professor!
New postdoc: Vadims Murasovs
As of 1 November 2018, Center for the Study of Migration and Diversity (COMID) has a new postdoc.
Seminar: China's activities in Greenland - business, politics and the question of independence
With the publication of China’s white paper on Arctic strategy and the goal of establishing a Polar Silk Road, Chinese investment supported by the Chinese state is expected to increase in the coming years. Greenland has a prominent place in this strategy and Chinese companies view Greenland as a new frontier for business. There are also concerns, however, especially in Denmark and the US, that China is trying to boost its strategic position in the Arctic.
Arctic geopolitics is shifting, not least due to expectations of increased Chinese interest in the Region
AAU Arctic researchers and colleagues add perspective and context in a collection of articles on Chinese/Arctic relations.
Roundtable: Initiating a translation technology research network
On the 23th and 24th of August, together with colleagues at Aarhus University, Assistant Professor Kristine Bundgaard organized a roundtable to discuss the potential establishment of a network for researchers with a combined interest in translation studies and translation technology.
Introducing multicultural teams
The C-inter group is happy to announce that our "Introduction to PBL & multicultural teamwork" is now available for download from our web page.
New book: The Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic: Reconfiguring Identity, Space, and Time
Edited by Ulrik Pram Gad and Jeppe Strandsbjerg.
New PhD fellow: Sophie Lanng Gulstad
As of 1 May 2018, Procom (Communication and Culture in Professional Contexts) has a new PhD fellow. Sophie will be teaching at Language and International Business Communication.
– A supplementary course in oral Danish for academic staff at CGS. Course level: beginners and lower intermediate.
Valg til Inatsisartut, det grønlandske parlament
Baggrundsseminar for valget til Inatsisartut
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.
New PhD student: Patrik Andersson
As of 1 January 2018, the Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic (CIRCLA) and the Research Center on Development and International Relations (DIR) have a new PhD student!
New associate professor: Ole Izard Høyer
As of 1 January 2018, the Centre for Discourses in Transition (C-DiT) has a new associate professor!
Visiting Arctic Scholar: Minori Takahashi
Minori Takahashi has been working as a guest researcher at the Department of Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University since March 2017. During his 10-months-long stay at AAU, he is affiliated with the CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic.