Department of Culture and Global Studies
9220 Aalborg East
Phone: +45 9940 9208
VAT no: DK 29102384
20.11.2018Seminar: 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.
19.10.2018Arctic 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.
11.10.2018Confirmed keynote speaker: Barbara Reed, Recordkeeping Innovation Pty Ltd
Barbara Reed will give keynote speach at the International IRFD Network's opening conference: “Digitization and the Future of Archives”
03.10.2018GRS’ Martin Lemberg-Pedersen is part of a new Horizon2020 Consortium, who has received €3 million to research ’Advancing Alternative Migration Governance’
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.
01.10.2018Martin Lemberg-Pedersen selected for the Faculty of Social Sciences' Talent Programme for Younger Researchers
Project title: The Marketization of Displacement
24.09.2018New research project: Equality in isolated labour markets (EQUIL)
From 1 October 2018 a new research project, financed by a grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers, is starting up within FREIA - Center for Gender Research.
24.09.2018New book: Podemos and the New Political Cycle: Left-Wing Populism and Anti-Establishment Politics
Edited by Oscar Garcia Agustin and Marco Briziarelli.
24.09.2018New research project: Women and the company: Female agency in global trading companies, 1600-1800
My project 'Women and the company: Female agency in global trading companies, 1600-1800' (funded by the Carlsberg Foundation) examines women’s integral role in early modern global capitalism, investigates the gendered nature of long-distance trade and questions existing understandings of the formation of the global economy.
21.09.2018New book: Diversity and Contestations over Nationalism in Europe and Canada
Explores whether contemporary transformations in society can be understood as negotiating nationalism, rovides a critical comparison of the European Union and Canada with regard to the relationship between nationalism and multiculturalism, and attempts to establish a clearer understanding of contemporary nationalism through the topics of transnational nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and nationalist reactions
21.09.2018New book: Citizens' Activism and Solidarity Movements - Contending with Populism
Explores the democratic counterforces to right-wing populism amongst European citizens. Critically reflects upon citizenship, democracy, diversity and conflict, and focuses on intersectionality politics rather than identity politics and class politics
19.09.2018Global 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.
28.08.2018Roundtable: 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.
27.08.2018New 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.
21.08.2018Introducing 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.
05.07.2018New book: The Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic: Reconfiguring Identity, Space, and Time
Edited by Ulrik Pram Gad and Jeppe Strandsbjerg.
21.06.2018Steffen Jensen’s research has contributed to a new UN resolution
Earlier this year, GRS’ professor Steffen Jensen released a book entitled ’Corruption and Torture: Violent Exchange and the Policing of the Urban Poor’. The book is concerned with the relationship between torture, ill-treatment and corruption. It shows how the most vulnerable - sexual minorities, street traders, immigrants and refugees as well as the urban poor - are the most likely victims of both extortion and violence and that these two are never far apart.
19.06.2018New 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.
19.06.2018New project administrator: Berit Hvidberg Christensen
As of 1 June 2018, Department of Culture and Global Studies has a new project administrator.