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  • Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

19992019
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Personal profile

Research and teaching information

 

Ph.d. Jonas Larsen is:

1) professor in mobility and urban studies at Roskilde University, Denmark.

2) study leader for spatial designs and society https://ruc.dk/en/spatial-designs-and-society-singlesubject-master

3) Ph.d.-program leader for Sanfund, Rum og Teknologi https://ruc.dk/phdprogrammet-samfund-rum-og-teknologi

 

 

He has a long-standing interest in tourist photography, tourism, mobility and urban design more broadly. More recently, he has written extensively about urban cycling and is now also  conducting research on running, events urban marathons and sport tourism.

His latest books are the Tourist Gaze 3.0 (2011, with John Urry) and Digital Snaps: The New Face of Snapshot Photography (2014, with Mette Sandbye).

Jonas Larsen’s work is translated into Chinese (both in China and Taiwan), Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Czeh and Korean (in process), and he is on the editorial board of MobilitiesTourist Studies and Photographies.

Some of his recent work is available here https://independent.academia.edu/JonasLarsen

 Some of his more recent work is available here https://independent.academia.edu/JonasLarsen

Upcoming and recent key-notes and invited seminar talks

 

 

2018 (29 September) ATLAS Annual Conference 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark, http://www.atlas-euro.org/event_2018_copenhagen/tabid/280/language/en-US/Default.aspx(2018) (19 february) Ritsumeikan University, Japan, Japan

2018 (8-10 February) international congres on transversal tourism and lanscape, Torremolinos and Mallorca University. https://www.touriscape.org/en/

2017 (31 August – 1 September) Lucerne University, Switzerland. International Conference on Tourism and Business (ICTB) https://www.hslu.ch/en/lucerne-school-of-business/calendar/events/2017/08/31/ictb-2017/key-notes-and-programme/

2017 (11 & 12 Maj), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Georg-Simmel-Zentrum für Metropolenforschung, Germany. ‘Touristified everyday life – mundane tourism’. https://www.gsz.hu-berlin.de/de/gsz/programconference

2016 Ritsumeikan University, Japan. Annual meeting for Japan Society of Tourism Studies.

2016 Wakayama University, Japan.

https://www.wakayama-u.ac.jp/en/ctr/news/2016062800043// og https://www.wakayama-u.ac.jp/en/ctr/news/2016062800036/

2016 Kent University, UK.

2015 University Rovira i Virgili, Spain.

2014 Bergen University, Norway. Norwegian Network on the Geographies of Mobilities

2014 Aarhus University, Denmark 

2013 University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

2013 1st international conference on Porto as a tourism destination, Porto, Portugal.

2013 The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany.

2013 Amsterdam University, Holland. 

2012 Queen Mary University, UK

2010 Ålborg University, Denmark. Cosmobilities Conference.

 

 

 

Research interest

Cultural and social geography

Mobility, travel and tourism

Design and material culture

Tourist photography and digital photography 

Performance/practice and everyday life

Cycling and running

 

 

Course leader and teacher:

Bydesign 1 (Etnografi, fotografi og byrum) Hum-tek

Bydesign 2 ((In)humane storby) Hum-tek.

Design as a Socio-Technical System, SDS.

Experiences, Mobility and Designed Places, SDS.

Ethnography and Spatial Analysis, SDS.

Ethnography and Visualization, SDS.

 

Teacher:

Consumption and Everyday life, SDS

Manchester fieldtrip, Geography.

 

 

 

 

Keywords

  • 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

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2001 2019

Mobilitet, Turisme og Globalisering

Larsen, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Grundbog i Sociologi. Blok, A. & Bagge Laustsen, C. (eds.). Hans Reitzels Forlag, 20 p.

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

File

Ordinary tourism and extraordinary everyday life: rethinking tourism and cities

Larsen, J., 2019, Tourism and Everyday Life in the Contemporary City. Stors, N., Stoltenberg, L., Frisch, T. & Sommer, C. (eds.). Routledge, p. 24-41

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

Running away from, or with, the tourist gaze.

Larsen, J., 2019, Mobilities and Complexities: Reflections on post-carbon social science. Sheller, M., Jensen, O. B. & Kessellring, S. (eds.). Routledge, p. 112-118

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

Ups and downs with urban cycling

Larsen, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Routledge Handbook of Urban Mobilities. 12 p.

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

File

Ambicióznì turista fotograf

Larsen, J., 2018, In : Fotograf Magazine. 32, p. 93-94

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Projects 1999 2015

Dansk Sociologikonference

Larsen, J.

23/01/201325/01/2013

Project: Research

Urban Cycle Mobilities

Larsen, J., Freudendal-Pedersen, M., Bradtberg, N. E. & Christensen, M. D.

02/01/201201/07/2015

Project: Research

Stedsudvikling. Design af oplevelser i by- og landskabsrum

Svabo, C., Bærenholdt, J. O., Larsen, J. & Kjølbæk, A. S.

01/10/201031/07/2013

Project: Research

Oplevelseslandskaber

Svabo, C., Kjølbæk, A. S., Bærenholdt, J. O. & Larsen, J.

01/10/201031/07/2013

Project: Research

Globalization from Below

Bærenholdt, J. O., Jóhannesson, G. T., Simonsen, K. & Larsen, J.

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31/01/200831/01/2008

Project: Research

Activities 2001 2018

Ekstern bedømmer af ph.d.

Jonas Larsen (Examiner)
1 Jun 201831 Aug 2018

Activity: Examination

Edward Elgar Publishing (Publisher)

Jonas Larsen (Editor)
2018

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Aalborg University (External organisation)

Jonas Larsen (Member)
May 2018Jul 2018

Activity: MembershipMembership in review committee

Key note international congres on transversal tourism and lanscape, Torremolinos and Mallorca University.

Jonas Larsen (Speaker)
9 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Routledge (Publisher)

Jonas Larsen (Editor)
2018 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Press / Media

Her finder borgerne flest fejl og mangler i gadebilledet

Jonas Larsen

29/12/2015

1 item of media coverage

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Her finder borgerne flest fejl og mangler i gaderne

Jonas Larsen

19/12/2015

1 item of media coverage

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Identitet er lig med succes

Jonas Larsen

20/05/2012

1 item of media coverage

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Ferie på sofaen

Jonas Larsen

10/09/2011

1 item of media coverage

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Forfatter kan gøre Sorø til turist-hit

Jonas Larsen

29/03/2011

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media