Bjørn Thomassen
  • Universitetsvej 1, 14.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde


  • Universitetsvej 1

    4000 Roskilde


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Personal profile


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, University of Copenhagen

1 Feb 201630 Jun 2016

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