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Mads Daugbjerg

Associate professor, head of department

Profile photoMads Daugbjerg
Associate professor, Head of department
School of Culture and Society - Department of Anthropology
Moesgård Allé 20
DK-8270 Højbjerg
Denmark
E-mail: mads.daugbjerg@cas.au.dk
Phone: 87162128

Education

2008PhD in Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities, Aarhus University
2004MA Research degree, Ethnography and Social Anthropology, Aarhus University
2000BA, Ethnography and Social Anthropology, Aarhus University

Employment and appointments

2018-Head of Department, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University
2015-18PhD program director, Anthropology, Global studies and the Study of Religion, Aarhus University
2013-Associate Professor of Anthropology, Aarhus University
2009-13Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Aarhus University
2008-09Post.doc., Aarhus University, Anthropology
2008Part-time lecturer, University of Southern Denmark, Cultural Studies
2006-08PhD student, Aarhus University, Anthropology

Fieldwork conducted

2017-18European heritage festivals and memory sites
2013Danish Arsenal Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012(with Matthew Amster and Vinni Bøgelund) Contemporary Danish "Viking" groups
2010-11Historical reenactment in the USA and Denmark
2009Bicycle tourism along the Old Danish Army Road [Hærvejen]
2006-07Heritage practices around the historical battlefield of Dybbøl, Denmark
2002Open air museum Den Gamle By, Aarhus, Denmark

Grants and distinctions

2015Collective research grant (2.500.000 €; with Chris Whitehead, Newcastle University (PI) and a string of other international partners) for the project "Critical Heritages (CoHERE): performing and representing identities in Europe", from EU's Horizon 2020 programme
2015Collective Research grant (5.500.000 DKK plus co-financing; with Jan Ifversen (PI) and others from Aarhus University, The Aarhus School of Architecture and Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality) for the project "Rethinking Tourism in a Coastal City: Design for new Engagements", from Innovation Fund Denmark
2014Seed money grant (93.000 DKK, with Casper Andersen and Tim Flohr Sørensen) for the project "Concrete Heritage Lab", from Aarhus University's RethinkIMPACTS 2017 program
2013The Tietgen research award (100.000 DKK) and gold medal, from the Danish Society for Education and Business
2012Collective research grant (5.124.000 DKK; with Birgitte R. Sørensen (PI) and Thomas Pedersen, University of Copenhagen) for the project "Soldier and Society: Exploring the Revival of Danish Warriorhood", from the Danish Research Council for the Humanities
2011Publication support grant (100.000 DKK) from the Aarhus University Research Foundation
2011Visiting Researcher grant (326.000 DKK; for six-month stay of Associate Professor Matthew Amster, Gettysburg College) from the Aarhus University Research Foundation
2009Funding for collaborative three-year project (4.300.000 DKK; with VisitDenmark and other tourism stakeholders), for the project "Den Gode Cykeloplevelse" , from the Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority
2008Two-year funding for individual post-doctoral project (1.530.000 DKK) for the project "The Semantics of Revival: enlightenment, experience and national sentiment in historical re-enactment", granted by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities
2005Two-year funding for individual PhD project (1.070.000 DKK) for the project "The Battle for Dybbøl: heritage, tourism and identity at a contested site", granted by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities

Research organisation and network collaboration

2015-18Director of Aarhus University's PhD programme in Anthropology, Global studies and the Study of Religion
2016-17Head of organising committee, Danish Anthropology's biannual MEGA seminar, Sandbjerg, 16-18 August 2017
2015-18Member of steering committee, RethinkIMPACTS 2017, Aarhus University's research and evaluation body related to Aarhus as European Capital of Culture 2017
2012-14Member of reference group, chaired by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities, providing national-level input for the EU-based Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change
2012-Member of The Association of Critical Heritage Studies
2009-11Research and fieldwork coordinator, cyclotourism project "Den Gode Cykeloplevelse"; heading team of 4 assistants conducting studies in Denmark, Germany and Austria, plus member of project steering group
2008-12Coordinating member of the Danish network of Cultural memory studies, Aarhus University and Copenhagen University, supported by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities

Editorial experience

2017-19Editor (with Chris Whitehead, Susanne Eckersley and Gönül Bozoğlu) of the edited volume "Dimensions of Heritage and Memory: Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis", Routledge
2017-18Editor (with Thomas Fibiger and Helene Ilkjær) of themed issue of Jordens Folk, vol. 53(3-4), "Afslutninger"
2015-16Guest editor (with Birgitte Refslund Sørensen) of Critical Military Studies, vol. 3(1), themed section,"Becoming a Warring Nation: adjusting to war and violence in Denmark"
2015-16Editor (with Cecil M.S. Pallesen and Thomas Søgaard) of themed issue of Jordens Folk, vol. 51(1-2), "Jord"
2015-18Member of editorial board, Jordens Folk
2015-Member of advisory board for the book series Explorations in Heritage Studies, Berghahn
2011-14Guest editor (with Britta Timm Knudsen and Rivka Syd Eisner) of The International Journal of Heritage Studies, vol. 20(7-8), special issue, "Reenacting the Past". Reprinted as book (2015) by Routledge
2009-11Guest editor (with Thomas Fibiger) of History and Anthropology, vol. 22(2), special issue, "Globalized Heritage"
2010Guest editor (with Thomas Fibiger) of themed issue of Jordens Folk, vol. 45(3), "Valfart"
2009-Member of editorial board of Nordisk Museologi – The Journal on Nordic Museums and Museology

Peer review tasks

Peer review tasks conducted for a number of academic publishers and journals, including publishing houses Routledge, Berghahn and Mattering Press; journals such as The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Ethnos, Anthropology in Action, Mobilities, Tourism Geographies, Museum and Society, and The International Journal of Heritage Studies; as well as for institutions such as the National Museum of Denmark, the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, the Swedish Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and the Research Council of Norway.

Supervision, external examination work, and PhD assessments

2009-Supervision of approximately 50 MA theses within Aarhus University's programmes in Anthropology, Experience Economy, Sustainable Heritage Management, and Human Security
2015-Supervision of six Phd students at Aarhus University; three as main supervisor and three as co-supervisor
2014-Member of external examiner board, Humanistic-technological BA programme, Roskilde University
2010-18Member of external examiner board, Cultural studies, University of Southern Denmark
2013-Assessment of five PhD dissertations at Aarhus University, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Southern Denmark

Teaching: courses taught

Fall 2018From Plans to Practice (PhD course, Anthropology), 2 ECTS
Spring 2018The Temporalities of Materials in Everyday Life (PhD course, Anthropology, at the University of Oslo), 5 ECTS
Fall 2017Kvalitative metoder i oplevelsesøkonomien (MA, Experience Economy), 10 ECTS
Spring 2017From Plans to Practice (PhD course, Anthropology), 2 ECTS
Fall 2016Socialantropologi (MA, Experience Economy) 10 ECTS
Fall 2015Antropologisk Analyse (BA, Anthropology) 20 ECTS
Fall 2015Socialantropologi (MA, Experience Economy) 10 ECTS
Spring 2015From Analysis to Text (PhD course, Anthropology) 3,5 ECTS
Fall 2014Socialantropologi (MA, Experience Economy) 10 ECTS
Fall 2014Sources and Methods (MA, Sustainable Heritage Management) 10 ECTS
Fall 2013Socialantropologi (MA, Experience Economy) 10 ECTS
Spring 2013Etnografisk metode og antropologisk analyse (BA supplement, Anthropology) 20 ECTS
Fall 2012Kulturantropologi (MA, Experience Economy) 10 ECTS
Fall 2012Kulturformidling (MA, ARTS profile) 20 ECTS
Fall 2011Antropologisk Analyse (BA, Anthropology) 20 ECTS
Fall 2010Antropologisk Analyse (BA, Anthropology) 20 ECTS
Fall 2009Antropologisk Analyse (BA, Anthropology) 20 ECTS
Spring 2009Vidensformidling (BA, Anthropology) 10 ECTS
Spring 2009Etnografisk Metodeøvelse (BA, Anthropology) 10 ECTS
Spring 2009Etnografisk Metodeøvelse (BA supplement, Anthropology) 10 ECTS
Fall 2008Kulturteori og -analyse (MA, Culture and Communication, University of Southern Denmark) 20 ECTS
Fall 2008Kulturarv: kampen om konsensus (MA, Culture and Communication, University of Southern Denmark) 10 ECTS
Spring 2006Vidensformidling (BA, Anthropology) 10 ECTS
Fall 2005Centrale Antropologiske Debatter (MA, Anthropology) 20 ECTS
Fall 2005Kulturteori og kulturanalyse (BA, Culture of Events) 20 ECTS
Fall 2005Feltstudieteknik (BA, Culture of Events) 10 ECTS
Fall 2005Museologisk Metode (BA, Museology) 10 ECTS
Spring 2005Museologisk Kommunikation (BA, Museology) 10 ECTS
Fall 2004Jagten på den danske kulturarv (MA, Culture and Communication, University of Southern Denmark) 10 ECTS