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Johnny Laursen


Curriculum Vitae

Education, Employment and Elected Offices

1985Cand.phil. in History, University of Aarhus  
1987-90Research fellow, Department og History, University of Aarhus    
1991-93 Research scholar at The European University Institute, Florence    

1986-87, 1993-96

Lecturer in history and European studies, University of Aarhus  

1992PhD, University of Aarhus  
1996 Associate professor in Contemporary History, The History Department, Aalborg University    
1999Associate professor in Contemporary European History, University of Aarhus 
2006Vice dean for research, The Faculty of the Humanities   
2011-14Head of Graduate School, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University
2014-15Acting dean, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University
2015- Dean, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University




Research and Teaching Fields

European interwar history, European integration history, The Cold War, Nazism and fascism i Europe, contemporary Danish political history, European Union studies

Other Academic Activities

1997ff    Member of the Liaison Group of Professors of History at the European Commission and the editorial board of Journal of European Integration History    
2000-07    Member of the Commission of Inquiry concerning the Danish Police Intelligence Unit (PET) etc.    
2004-07    Member of the steering committee for the Danish Research Agency research project Germany and Europe after 1945    

Membership of governing bodies, councils, committees etc.

2000-02, 2003-06    Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Arts and the Academic Council of the Faculty of Humanities, respectively    
2004-05    Coordinator for international exchange programmes, Institute of History and Area Studies    
2004    Member of the corps of censors of the basic degree programmes of the Social Sciences