Researchers at the Department of Culture and Global Studies are involved in a number of research projects, internally with colleagues as well as externally with national and international partners.
Projects from Culture and Global Studies
Entrepreneurs and Bureaucrats: Agricultural Enterprises in Sichuan, China
Research project by Jesper Willaing Zeuthen
Resignifying the nation: The Catalan (and the Spanish) question
Research project by Malayna Raftopoulos and Oscar Garcia Agustín
Leaving the Ivory Tower: PBL, internships and employability for international studies students
Research project by Malayna Raftopoulos and Ane Bislev
Sustainable business and demography: Exploring critical links between gender youth and small-scale business development in fisheries and tourism in South Greenland
The overall objective of this project is to support sustainable business and demographic development in and for South Greenland by exploring and illuminating the role that local small-scale business operations play in creating a desirable and valuable business development for themselves and their community.
Creative Learning (by Doing)
Teaching and researching with PBL: Integrating students in research and teaching.
Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities REXSAC - A Nordic Centre of Excellence
REXSAC is organized as a consortium with fifteen partners as well as affiliated individual scholars from in a range of institutions across the Nordic countries and other parts of the world.
Understanding the formation and distribution of national-religious Jewish radicalism in the Jewish state and beyond
This project aims to trace the associations between the religious rabbinical interpretation and contextualization of Jewish history in conjunction with the establishment of the Jewish state and the on-going power struggle defining the state and its’ boundaries.
The current refugee situation in Denmark calls for new ways of welcoming and integrating refugees, which recognise the knowledge, skills and potential they bring.
Foranalyse. Turismeudvikling i Grønland – afdækning og inspiration
De seneste år har turismeerhvervet i Grønland oplevet en stigende politisk og samfundsmæssig interesse som løftestang for Grønlands fremtidige økonomiske udvikling. En række strategier og tiltag er blevet sat i søen med henblik på at stimulere særligt krydstogtturisme og etablere transatlantiske lufthavne for at tiltrække international turister.
Spaces, Borders, Bodies. A Postcolonial Inquiry into Danish Politics on Forced Migration
This three-year project examines continuities and ruptures between current and colonial Danish politics on spaces, borders and bodies.
Affective Events: An Anthropological Study of Danish Foreign Fighters
This research programme will contribute new knowledge on why and how Danish youngsters are mobilized by foreign wars.
Gender dynamics, family life and violent conflict: Women’s everyday maneuvering within the Muslim insurgency in the Philippines
In contexts of armed conflict and war, women are predominantly depicted as civilians if not victims, whereas men are conceived as active participants; those engaged in violent action.
Greenland as a case of Postcolonialism
While the Arctic seems to gradually open up in regards to commerce, minerals extraction and possible international conflict, Greenland continues to be decolonizing only in slow-motion.
National Identity Politics and Postcolonial Sovereignty Games : Greenland, Denmark, and the EU
This project unfolds the Greenlandic case of a larger project in Museum Tusculanum's book series 'Monographs on Greenland / Man & Society' (forthcoming September 2016
Politics of Postcoloniality and Sustainability in the Arctic (POSUSA)
The project analyzes the diverse political consequences of 'sustainability' becoming pivotal for politics in the Arctic - without a consensus on what the concept should refer to.
New kinds of experiences are needed to boost Danish coastal tourism
How can we develop location-anchored and competitive outdoor attractions that appeal to active tourists in both nearby and distant markets? How can we translate the cultural and culinary potential of Danish coastal towns into experiences that live up to international standards?
The Future of Feminisms in The Nordic Region
How do feminist movements react upon global crises and increases in mobility, diversities and inequalities? Which challenges are feminist movements (including feminist activism in other social movements) in the Nordic countries facing today?
Escalations: A Comparative Study of Accelerating Change
This collaborative research project aims to understand and theorize escalating processes from an anthropological perspective.