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Birgitte Romme Larsen

Associate professor

EDUCATION
*2017, Dec: Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Program (TLHE), University of Copenhagen [UCPH] (Undervisningspædagogikum)
*2011, June 27: Ph.D.-degree in Anthropology from UCPH
*2004, April 4: MA-degree in Anthropology from UCPH
*2001, June 22: BA-degree in Anthropology from UCPH

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS 
*2018, Oct- : Associate Professor, Danish School of Education (DPU), Section of Educational Anthropology, Aarhus University. 
*2018 June - Sept: External lecturer, The Saxo Institute, Section of Ethnology, and Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS), UCPH.
*2015 June - 2018 May: Postdoc, The Saxo Institute, Section of Ethnology, and Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS), UCPH. 
*2015 Feb - 2015 May: Postdoc, Department of Anthropology, UCPH. 
*2013 Oct - 2015 Jan: External lecturer, Department of Anthropology, UCPH. External lecturer, Danish School of Education (DPU), Section of Educational Anthropology, Aarhus University. 
*2013 April - Sept: Project Manager, Danish Red Cross’ Asylum Department. Responsible 
for EU-funded research project on social inclusion of asylum seekers.
*2013 Jan - April: External lecturer, Department of Anthropology, UCPH. 
*2012 April - Dec: Postdoc, Department of Anthropology, Section of AnthroAnalysis (Antropologisk Analyse), UCPH. 
*2012 Jan - April: External lecturer, Department of Anthropology, UCPH. 
*2006 Mar - 2011 June: Ph.D.-fellow, Department of Anthropology, UCPH. 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
*2019-2021: Principal Investigator (PI) of collaborative research project: "Remote Relocations: Work, Precarity and the Inclusion of Newcomers on Lolland". Co-participants: Zachary Whyte, Helene Ilkjær, Martin Ledstrup, and Trine Brinkmann. Funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark. 
*2015-2018: Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Saxo Institute, Section of Ethnology and Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS), UCPH: "Practicing Neighborliness in Public Space: An Ethnographic Study of Everyday Social Encounters among Asylum Seekers and Local Residents in Rural Denmark". Funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark.
*2015: Postdoctoral Fellowship in collaborative project, Department of Anthropology, UCPH: "The New Rural: The Significance and Impact of Asylum Centers on Local Communities in Danish Rural Areas". Co-researchers: Zachary Whyte and Karen Fog Olwig. Funded by Landdisktriktspuljen under the Danish Ministry of Housing, Urban and Rural Affairs.
*2012: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Anthropology, Section of AnthroAnalysis (Antropologisk Analyse), UCPH. Research responsible for study on ethnic minorities in Denmark, funded by and carried out in collaboration with the Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Copenhagen.
*2006-2011: Ph.D.-Fellowship, Department of Anthropology, UCPH: "Getting into Denmark: Creations of Place and Belonging among Newly Arrived Refugee Families Settled in Danish Rural Communities". Part of collective research project with Karen Fog Olwig and Mikkel Rytter on refugees and immigrants in Denmark, funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark.

ACADEMY RESPONSIBILITIES 
*2019- : Member of the Steering Committee for the cross-institutional research centre Migration and Integration Research Aarhus University (MIAU), Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University. 

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS 
*2018: Encountering Refugees beyond Urban Europe: Everyday Interactions, Pragmatics and Outcomes, research workshop at the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) 15th Biennial Conference. Stockholm, August 2018. Convenor.
*2013: Young Asylum Seekers and Refugees Volunteering for Social Inclusion, research conference, Brussels, Red Cross EU Office, September 2013. Convenor. 
*2008: Being Human, Being Migrant: Dealing with Memory, Dreams and Hopes in Everyday Life, research workshop at the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) 10th Biennial Conference. Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 2008. Co-convenor.
*2007: Migrating for 'improvement': Migrants and Refugees between Transnational Family Networks and the Receiving Society, research workshop at the 14th Nordic Migration Researchers Conference. Bergen, Norway, November 2017. Co-convenor.

MAJOR COLLABORATIONS 
*2019-2021: Principal investigator of the collaborative research project ‘Remote Relocations: Work, Precarity and the Inclusion of Newcomers on Lolland’. Funded by Independent research Fund Denmark. Co-researchers: Zachary Whyte (University of Copenhagen), Helene Ilkjær (Aarhus University), Martin Ledstrup (University of Copenhagen), and Trine Brinkmann (Copenhagen University College). International academic collaborators: Ann Allison (Duke University), Ben Rogaly (Sussex University), Gregory Feldman (University of Windsor), Johan Fredrik Rye (Trondheim University), Kate Kirk (Leiden University), Penelope Harvey (Manchester university), and Stefan Kordel (Friedrich-Alexander University).