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
Imagining Independence - Greenland's Postcolonial Politics of Comparison
Imagining Independence - Greenland's Postcolonial Politics of Comparison (IMAGINE PoCo) is a research project funded by The Independent Research Fund.
Nordisk poesi og sociale fællesskaber
Hvordan udfolder poesien sig i sociale fællesskaber? Det er et af de centrale spørgsmål i forskningsprojektet ”Nordisk poesi og sociale fællesskaber”, der skal udforske poesiens betydning på en række forskellige steder som studenterhuse, caféer, festivaler og internettet og undersøge, hvordan denne litterære kunstart bidrager til at etablere, styrke og udvikle sociokulturelle fællesskaber.
What can Greenland learn from Iceland’s experience with tourism?
AAU enters in collaboration with Icelandic and Greenlandic partners in order to systematize and draw on Iceland’s experience with tourism in responding to current and future tourism challenges in Greenland.
Culturally Sensitive Tourism in the Arctic
DIGINAUTS - Migrants' digital practices in and of the European border regime
Despite the ‘digital turn’ in migration research, there has been a lack of studies focusing on migrants’ usages of information and communications technology (ICT)
Resignifying the nation: The Catalan (and the Spanish) question
Research project by Malayna Raftopoulos and Oscar Garcia Agustín
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.
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.
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' (published 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?
Holiday Homes in Future
The purpose of this 3-year research project is to investigate motives and behavioural patterns of users of Danish holiday homes and the locations in which they are placed and on that basis contribute to the development of this significant tourism area in future.
Knowledge Processes in Tourism
Storytelling and Destination Development
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