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Mikkel Rytter

Professor with Special Responsibilities

Profile photoMikkel Rytter
Department of Anthropology
Moesgaard alle 20
8270 Hoejbjerg
Denmark
E-mail: mikkel.rytter@hum.au.dk
Phone: 87162126
Mobile: 25149892
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
2010 PhD from Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen
2003 MA from Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen

EMPLOYMENT RECORD
2013- Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University

2010-2013 Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University as part of the research programme: ‘Sufism and Transnational Spirituality’ (SATS).

2006-2009 PhD-fellow, The Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen as part of the research programme: ‘The Family as and Institution of integration among immigrants and refugees in Denmark’ (FiiD).

2005-2006 Research assistant, The Academy for Migration Research in Denmark (AMID).

2003-2005 Research assistant, The Danish Folklore Archives (DFS).

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
2016-2019 Director of the Anthropology Research Program

2015-2017 Deputy board member in the association, Nordic Migration Research

2012-2016 Head of CESAU - Centre for Sociological Studies, http://cesau.au.dk/en/about-cesau/employees/

2012- Member of the editor-group of Antropologiske studier, book-series published by Aarhus University Press.

2011-2012 Member of the management of CESAU - Centre for Sociological Studies.

2010-2015 Member of the editorial-board at Tidsskrift for Islamforskning (TIFO).

2006-2008 Ph.D.-representative at The Danish Research School for Ethnography and Anthropology.

2005-2007 Member of the board in The Association of Anthropologist in Denmark.


FURTHER EDUCATION IN TEACHING

2011 Course in Teaching for Assistant Professors, Aarhus University
2005 Course in Teaching for PhD students, Copenhagen University


RESEARCH GRANTS RECEIVED FROM:

Aarhus Universitets Forskningsfond
Migrationsinitiativet, Københavns Universitet
Det Danske Institut i Damaskus
Knud Højgaards fond
Christian and Ottilias rejselegat for yngre videnskabsmænd og kvinder

AWARDS and NOMINATIONS

2014 NAT-prize 2013. The article, “Bønner og burgere. Forbudte fristelser under itikaf blandt sufi-brødre i Pakistan”, 2013(1): 26-38, was selected as the article of the year in Norsk Antropologisk Tidsskrift.

2014 Nominated by Aarhus University, Faculty of Arts for Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Sølvmedalje.