Department of Culture and Global Studies
9220 Aalborg East
Phone: +45 9940 9208
VAT no: DK 29102384
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.
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.
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.
The C-inter group is happy to announce that our "Introduction to PBL & multicultural teamwork" is now available for download from our web page.
Edited by Ulrik Pram Gad and Jeppe Strandsbjerg.
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.
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.
As of 1 June 2018, Department of Culture and Global Studies has a new project administrator.
GRS’ Martin Lemberg has co-written a catalogue of solutions alongside Michala Bendixen (from refugees.dk). The catalogue contains a number of alternatives to the current political stance, which is focusing on deterring refugees and exporting the responsibility for them away from Denmark and Europe.
– A supplementary course in oral Danish for academic staff at CGS. Course level: beginners and lower intermediate.
In May and June 2018 Hanna Kara from University of Helsinki is visiting FREIA.
Instead of bringing the world into the classroom, we should bring the classroom into the world: New paper on ‘Alternative Learning Experience: Co-creation of knowledge in new contexts’.
Anja Kublitz has co-written an article alongside Lars Højer, Stine Simonsen Puri and Andreas Bandak published in Anthropology Theory titled ’Escalations: Theorizing sudden accelerating change’. The article investigates not only acceleration in terms of scale and numbers, but also how it is ‘culturally measured’, recognizing that an increase in quantity may lead to new qualitative scales and imaginaries
Danwatch has examined hundreds of EU contracts. The investigation has shown that the EU has provided Turkey with armoured surveillance vehicles for more than 600 million kr. GRS’ Martin Lemberg-Pedersen was interviewed by Danwatch on the matter.
Baggrundsseminar for valget til Inatsisartut
In March 2017 Creative Learning Lab by Helene Balslev Clausen and Vibeke Andersson (GRS) invited a group of 17 Master students from the Global Tourism Development specialisation to conduct fieldwork in Cuba.
Race has an ambiguous and contentious presence in contemporary Denmark. In the broader public issues concerning racialization and neo-colonialist discourses and policies are often seen as belonging to the past and with no relevance in a post-racial present.
February 23 to 25 the Development and International Relations Research Group hosted a workshop on "Urbanizing Rural China: Challenges of Rural Governance" at Klitgaarden in Skagen.