Department of Culture and Global Studies
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SAROBMED (Search and Rescue Observatory for the Mediterranean) is an international, multi-disciplinary consortium of researchers, civil society groups, and other organisations working in the field of cross-border maritime migration, either on the ground, or through advocacy, research and/or strategic litigation.
Berfin Gurini is the new research assistant at Global Refugee Studies. She will be doing research about EU’s entry and exit policies with particular focus on Germany, Sweden and Denmark in relation to the Advancing Alternative Migration Governance (ADMIGOV) project.
Marlene Spanger has edited an anthology exploring the epistemological field of sex for sale alongside May-Len Skilbrei with contributions from authors from a range of different disciplines.
As of 1 January 2019, the Centre for Discourses in Transition (C-DiT) has a new associate professor!
The newspaper, Information held a panel debate in November in connection to their other three TRANSIT events with focus on migration and refugees.
As of 1 January, Culture and Consumption (CC) has a new assistant professor!
In collaboration with the Danish Arab Partnership Project and DIGNITY - The Danish Institute Against Torture, GRS' Steffen Jensen hosted a conference on Urban Violence and Security in the Maghreb.
The Interdisciplinary Journal of International Studies (IJIS) is a student-driven academic journal within the Department of Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University in Aalborg and Copenhagen. It combines student publications from the Master Programs of Development and International Relations, European Studies and Global Refugee Studies.
Creative Learning Lab is a new initiative introduced on GRS 9th semester Mobility Studies during fall semester 2018.
Associate professor, Stine Thidemann Faber, has, on behalf of Minister for Gender Equality, Eva Kjer Hansen, been nominated as the Danish representative as an independent member of the Expert’s Forum of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).
A Two-Level Comparative Study.
The Great War belongs to one of modern world history’s most important periods, rivaled only by the Thirty Years’ War and its peace agreement in Westphalia in 1648.
Exploring to what extent the BRICS group is a significant actor challenging the global order, this book focuses on the degree and consequence of their emergence and explores how important cooperation is to individual BRICS members’ foreign policy strategies and potential relevance as leaders in regional and global governance.
As of 1 November 2018, Center for the Study of Migration and Diversity (COMID) has a new postdoc.
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.
AAU Arctic researchers and colleagues add perspective and context in a collection of articles on Chinese/Arctic relations.
Barbara Reed will give keynote speach at the International IRFD Network's opening conference: “Digitization and the Future of Archives”
Martin Lemberg-Pedersen will take part in two research packages on entry- and exit policies over the next 4 years under the title ’Advancing Alternative Migration Governance (ADMIGOV)’ and will investigate the forward-looking alternatives to European migration policy.