Jonas Larsen

Professor, PhD

  • Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde



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Personal profile


Jonas Larsen is professor in mobility and urban studies at Roskilde University, Denmark and PhD.-program leader for the PhD programme Society, Space and Technology.
He has a long-standing interest in tourist photography, tourism and mobility more broadly. More recently, he has written extensively about urban cycling and running. He is currently writing a book on urban marathons (2021, Routledge) and is the key academic expert in a new huge research project on urban walkability and new methods (wih COWI) 
His work is translated into Chinese (both in China and Taiwan), Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Czeh, Korean (in process) and Turkish (in process), and he is on the editorial board of MobilitiesTourist Studies and Photographies.



Jonas Larsen is involved in the masters program Spatial designs and society (SDS) and the bachelor program HUM-TEK. He was head of studies of SDS from 2015-2019.  


  • Geography, Geology, Topography
  • mobilities
  • globalization
  • place and space
  • material culture
  • networks
  • Communication, Journalism, Media
  • Photography
  • digital culture
  • The Internet
  • mobile phones
  • Traffic, Transportation
  • Mobility
  • Event, Tourism, Performance

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