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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.
Project title: The Marketization of Displacement
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.
Edited by Oscar Garcia Agustin and Marco Briziarelli.
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.
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
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
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.
Maps the internal policy implications of the 'One Belt One Road’ (OBOR) initiative for all effected countries. Editors: Xing, Li (Ed.)
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.