Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

Associate professor

Maj Nygaard-Christensen
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences - Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research
Bartholins Allé 11, 1322, 333
8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Email: mnc.crf@psy.au.dk
Phone: +4587165769

Academic positions

Assistant Professor (2018 - )
Research assistant (2016 - 2018), Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University
External lecturer (2015-2016), Anthropology and Human Security, Aarhus University
Postdoc (2011-2014 incl maternity leave), Anthropology, Aarhus University
PhD (2006-2010), Anthropology, Aarhus University

Selected publications

Social udsathed som ressource? Brugerperspektiver på COVID-19-krisen på varmestuer og hjemløseherberger

Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Pedersen, S. M., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Psyke & Logos.

Action Plan on Youth Drinking and on Heavy Episodic Drinking (Binge Drinking) (2014-2016) Endorsed by CNAPA: Progress Evaluation Report

Bloomfield, K., Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Helland Boelskifte, L., Jul 2019, WHO, Regional Office for Europe. 97 p.

Litteraturgennemgang om stoftest i nattelivet: metoder, services og effekter

Oute, J., Lindholst, C. & Nygaard-Christensen, M., 10 May 2019, Aarhus: Center for Rusmiddelforskning, Aarhus Universitet. 60 p.

Cannabis Regulation in Europe: Country Report Denmark

Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Frank, V. A., Feb 2019, 13 p.

Cannabis in the City: Developments in local cannabis regulation in Europe / Cannabis en la ciudad: avances en la regulación local del cannabis en Europa

Blickman, T., Sandwell, K., Putri, D., Arena, X., Decorte, T., Frank, V. A., Korf, D. J., Michels, I. I., Nygaard-Christensen, M., Pfeiffer-Gerschel, T., Stöver, H., Werse, B. & Zobel, F., 2019, Amsterdam: Transnational Institute (TNI). 64 p.

Om at ”strikke” sociale tilbud sammen til borgere med komplekse problemstillinger

Bjerge, B., Oute, J., Christensen, L. & Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2019, Rusmiddelbrugere i krydsfeltet mellem sektorer og fagligheder. Bjerge, B. & Houborg, E. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 19-44 (Samfund og Rusmidler).

Shifting Ground: Flexible Alliances and Generational Change in Post-Independence Politics

Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Bexley, A., 2019, Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste. McWilliam, A. & Leach, M. (eds.). Abingdon : Routledge, p. 46-59 14 p.

A Case Study of Casework Tinkering

Nygaard-Christensen, M., Bjerge, B. & Oute, J., 2018, In: Qualitative Studies. 5, 2, p. 57-71 15 p.

Petroleum Planning as State Building in Timor-Leste

Bovensiepen, J. & Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2018, In: The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. 19, 5, p. 412-431 20 p.

Fieldwork in Timor-Leste: Understanding social change through practice

Nygaard-Christensen, M. (ed.) & Bexley, A. (ed.), 2017, Copenhagen: NIAS Press. 261 p. (NIAS Studies in Asian Topics; No. 59).

Fieldwork in a New Nation

Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Bexley, A., 2017, Fieldwork in Timor-Leste: Understanding social change through practice. Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Bexley, A. (eds.). Copenhagen: NIAS Press, p. 1-31 31 p. (NIAS Studies in Asian Topics; No. 59).

The UN document leak: The production of political controversy

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2017, Fieldwork in Timor-Leste: Understanding social change through practice . Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Bexley, A. (eds.). Copenhagen: NIAS Press, p. 191-207 17 p. (NIAS Studies in Asian Topics; No. 59).

Timor-Leste in 2015: Petro-Politics or Sustainable Development?

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2016, In: Southeast Asian Affairs. 2016, p. 345-359 15 p.

Konfliktanalyse og Antropologi: Humanitær Intervention i Østtimor

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2015, In: Jordens Folk. årg. 50, 1-2, p. 28-35 8 p.

Activism, Research, and Ownership in a New Nation: A Review of the East Timor Action Network Mailing List

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2014, In: Asian Politics and Policy. 6, 4, p. 635-639 5 p.

Engaging Processes of Sense-Making and Negotiation in Contemporary Timor-Leste

Bexley, A. & Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2013, In: The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. 14, 5, p. 399-404 5 p.

Negotiating Indonesia: Political Genealogies of Timorese Democracy

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2013, In: The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology. 14, 5, p. 423-437 15 p.

Timor-Leste’s Proclaimer of Independence: An Interview with Francisco Xavier do Amaral

Nygaard-Christensen, M., Sep 2012, In: Critical Asian Studies. 44, 3, p. 493-498 6 p.

The Rebel and the Diplomat: Revolutionary Spirits, Sacred Legitimation, and Democracy in Timor-Leste

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2012, Varieties of Secularism in Asia: Anthropological Explorations of Religion, Politics and the Spiritual. Bubandt, N. O. & van Beek, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 209-229 (Anthropology of Asia).

'Building from scratch': aesthetics of post-disaster reconstruction

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 1 Dec 2011, In: Anthropology Today. 27, 6, p. 8-10 3 p.

When Utopia Fails: Political Dreams and Imaginaries of Democracy in Timor-Leste

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2010, Institut for Antropologi, Arkæologi og Lingvistik, Aarhus Universitet.

"Loven er kun for de små folk": Sandhedskommissioner og fremstillinger af (u)retfærdighed i nationsop bygningsprocessen i Østtimor

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2009, In: Tidsskriftet Antropologi. 57, p. 25-47

Timor Leste: Unity and Divisions under New Leadership

Nygaard-Christensen, M., 2007, In: Asian Analysis.

Prizes

The Wenner-Gren Foundation: Post-ph.d.-forskningslegat

Nygaard-Christensen, Maj (Recipient), 2012

Press/Media

Fretilinpartiets inflydelse og betydning

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

06/07/2006

1 Media contribution

Manglende retsopgør i Østtimor

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

31/05/2005

1 Media contribution

P4 Morgen Trekanten

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

13/08/2020

1 Media contribution

P4 Radioavisen

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

13/08/2020

1 Media contribution

Voldsom uro i Østtimor

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

13/03/2007

1 Media contribution

Østtimor har afholdt præsidentvalg

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

10/04/2007

1 Media contribution

Østtimor i undtagelsestilstand

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

20/02/2008

1 Media contribution

Østtimor ligner en falleret stat

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

21/09/2009

1 Media contribution

Østtimor takker nej til flygtningecenter

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

13/09/2010

1 Media contribution

Projects

"Covid-19 Lockdown Responses among Socially Marginalized Citizens: Social Distancing in Networks of Accelerated Intimacy"

Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Pedersen, S. M.

01/05/202031/10/2021

NAHRPP: New Approaches in Harm Reduction Policies and Practices

Frank, V. A. & Nygaard-Christensen, M.

01/09/201701/04/2019

NISN: Nordic Indonesia Studies Network

Eilenberg, M., Nygaard-Christensen, M., Trane Ibsen, J., Raith Nilsson, D., Hansen, K. & Fog Skriver, M.

02/01/2009 → …

Policy-Driven Development

Nygaard-Christensen, M., Vohnsen, N. H. & Eilenberg, M.

01/01/2014 → …

Poverty-work: an ethnographic study of the relationship between low-income lives and policy effects

Vohnsen, N. H., Bjerge, B., Nygaard-Christensen, M., Cova, V. S. & Kennild, S. J.

01/02/201931/01/2022

Voldsofre blandt socialt udsatte grønlændere i Danmark

Bjerge, B., Nygaard-Christensen, M. & Houborg, E.

01/01/201931/12/2021