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  • Universitetsvej 1, 14.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

  • Universitetsvej 1

    4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

19962020

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Personal profile

Research

Bjørn Thomassen is Professor (mso) at the Department of Social Sciences and Business within the programs of Socialvidenskab and Global Studies. With BA and MA degrees in anthropology (University of Copenhagen), a doctoral degree in political and social science (European University Institute, Florence), and a post.doc. in sociology (University College of Cork), Bjørn works broadly across the social and political sciences with a focus on global political anthropology and sociology. Research areas and interests include urban studies, cultural and political dimensions of globalisation, nationalism, religion, identity & memory politics, revolutions. Regions of specialization: Italy, Southern Europe, the Mediterranean area, Europe.

Bjørn teaches a variety of courses related to his research interests. He is coordinator of Sociology at the social science bachelor program at RUC, where he also teaches. 

Bjørn's primary research group is Global Political Sociology, of which he is co-founder. 

External positions

Visiting Scholar, Københavns Universitet

1 Feb 201630 Jun 2016

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Research Output

Avocadoen har ført vold, likvideringer og konflikt med sig

Thomassen, B., 5 Feb 2020, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

Enduring Crowds: The Ritual Molding of the Anthropos in the Prolonging of Political Protest

Thomassen, B., 2020, Crowds: Ethnographic Encounters. Steffen, M. (ed.). New York: Bloomsbury Academic

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Liminality and Experience: Rethinking the Theoretical Foundations of Memory Studies

Thomassen, B. & Forlenza, R., 1 Jan 2020, Ausdehnung der Zeit : Die Gestaltung von Erinnerungsräumen in Geschichte, Literatur und Kunst. Metzger, F. & Daphinoff, D. (eds.). 1 ed. Koln: Boehlau Verlag GmbH & Cie, Vol. 1. p. 73-92 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Pave Frans: Familiemåltidet er truet af mobiltelefonen

Thomassen, B., 8 Jan 2020, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

Sex, Vold og Samtykke

Thomassen, B., 19 Feb 2020, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

Projects

Activities

The Danish Research Council (External organisation)

Bjørn Thomassen (Member)

1 Jan 20191 Jan 2023

Activity: MembershipMembership in committee, council, board

Københavns Universitet

Bjørn Thomassen (Visiting researcher)

1 Jan 2018 → …

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Scientific Expert, Panel Member, European Research Council (ERC) (External organisation)

Bjørn Thomassen (Member)

22 Nov 2014 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership in review committee

Klummeskribent, Kristeligt Dagblad

Bjørn Thomassen (Participant)

2014 → …

Activity: OtherOther (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - Other

Reviewer til videnskabelige tidsskrifter (External organisation)

Bjørn Thomassen (Member)

1 Jan 2013 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership in review committee

Press / Media

Ny konstellation i italiensk politik

Bjørn Thomassen

29/08/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Den iranske revolution markerede enden på en æra

Bjørn Thomassen

11/02/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Pavens ord om abort og nazisme giver debat

Bjørn Thomassen

19/06/2018

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media