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Department of Culture and Global Studies

Research groups at Culture and Global Studies

Each staff member with research obligations is a member of at least one research group. With point of departure in a strategy plan, the individual research groups organises various activities such as: academic seminars, joint publications, applications for externally financed projects and cooperation with external and international partners.

CC - Culture and Consumption

CC - Culture and Consumption

The C&C research group conducts research in consumer culture and the consumer society focusing on different aspects of consumption in everyday life as well as in situations of extraordinary consumption (special occasions and holidays). The research group seeks to link their study of individual consumption to overall social, cultural and political changes and to view consumers as actors in global/local markets. 

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C-DiT - Centre for Discourses in Transition

C-DiT - Centre for Discourses in Transition

The Centre for Discourse in Transition supports research that investigates different perspectives on discourse in our contemporary, turbulent world. 

 

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CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic

CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic

The Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic (CIRCLA) is a cross-disciplinary centre with the purpose to communicate, organize and support the development of Arctic research at Aalborg University.

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ComOrg : Communicating Organizations

ComOrg : Communicating Organizations

ComOrg is dedicated to identifying, analyzing, discussing, and evaluating current issues relating to the core communicative activities of organizations. ComOrg favors an explorative and a reflexive view on the organization’s communicative activities.

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DEMOS

DEMOS (Democracy, Migration and Movements)

DEMOS focuses on the study of democracy from an interdisciplinary perspective. Through theoretical frameworks and empirical analyses, the group critically addresses issues such as rights, migration, social change, intercultural dialogue and sustainability.

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IRGIL - Interdisicplinary Research Group in Literary Studies

IRGIL - Interdisicplinary Research Group in Literary Studies

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Literary Studies focuses on literature’s cultural and societal engagement and on its interaction with other media forms, as well as on literature in itself: its variable forms of expressions, its genres and its history.

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Media - Interdisciplinary Media Studies

Media - Interdisciplinary Media Studies

Interdisciplinary Media Studies focuses on the role of media as culture-producing and -affirming elements in a globalized, mediatized society. Predominantly interested in film and tv, the group is also interested in digital media and the interaction of texts across platforms. The dialectical relationship between media and cultural history is essential for the research group’s activities.

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LangLing – Languages and Linguistics

LangLing – Languages and Linguistics

The research group Language and Linguistics provides a setting for language research in the Department of Culture and Global Studies and comprises linguistic basic R&D and applied language research in foreign languages and in Danish.

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