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  • Universitetsvej 1, 23.1

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

  • Universitetsvej 1

    4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

19962019
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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 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.

External positions

Visiting Scholar, Københavns Universitet

1 Feb 201630 Jun 2016

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Research Output 1996 2019

Brug for kirkens stemme, når det gælder kunstig intelligens

Thomassen, B., 20 Feb 2019, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

Open Access

De hjemløse fryser ihjel, derfor er der brug for hjertevarme

Thomassen, B., 6 Feb 2019, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

De indiske kvinder har fået nok

Thomassen, B., 9 Jan 2019, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

Open Access

Den katolske sociallære og tidens socio-økonomiske udfordringer

Thorsen, J. E. & Thomassen, B., 2019, Økonomi og Kristendom: Hvad guds er. Østerlund Nielsen, A., Jørgensen, J. A. & Ishøy, M. (eds.). Frederiksberg: Eksistensen, p. 97-112 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Fasten er begyndt, men hvad skal vi bruge den til?

Thomassen, B., 6 Mar 2019, In : Kristeligt Dagblad.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

Open Access

Projects 2008 2017

Activities 2008 2019

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

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

Liminality - transition and change

Bjørn Thomassen

04/01/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media