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  • Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

1969 …2019
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Research

 

My primary research field is social and cultural geography. Going from urban studies and urban everyday life over social theories of practice to the relationship between practice, body and space. Included in that is a general interest in the development of social ontologies and the philosophical basis of geography. Keywords are: urban studies, space and place, theories of practice, body and sex/gender, emotional geography, cultural diversity. 

Research and education information

 

General social and cultural geography on all levels:

Particularly:

-Social science basic: sociology, urban studies, space and planning.

- Bachelor and master level: social and cultural geography, the philosphy of geography, methodology, urban studies, geography and social theory, feminist geography.

Phd level: Geography and social theory, philosophy of science and methodology, urban studies, space and place.

Keywords

  • Geography, Geology, Topography
  • Philosophy of geography
  • Space and place
  • Physical planning, Urban studies
  • Urban social life
  • The Embodied city
  • Space and place

Research Output 1969 2019

Atmospheric Practices. On affecting and being affected

Bille, M. & Simonsen, K., 2019, In : Space & Culture. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Paradoxical visibility: Purpose-built mosques in Copenhagen

Koefoed, L. M., Simonsen, K. & Neergaard, M. D., 7 Jan 2019, Spaces of Tolerance. Routledge, Francis &Taylor

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

Cross-cultural encounters in everyday urban policing

Koefoed, L. M. & Simonsen, K., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Geoforum.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Multicultural festivals: between performance, pleasure and politics

Koefoed, L. M., Neergaard, M. D. & Simonsen, K., 1 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Space & Culture.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

A Mosque event: the opening of a purpose-built mosque in Copenhagen

Simonsen, K., Neergaard, M. D. & Koefoed, L. M., 13 Sep 2017, In : Social & Cultural Geography. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Projects 2007 2016

Activities 1995 2018

Thinking Spatially: Cities, Nature and Society

David Pinder (Organizer), Guy Baeten (Organizer), Louise Fabian (Organizer), Anders Lund Hansen (Organizer), Kirsten Simonsen (Organizer)
3 Dec 20187 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Peripatetic Practices: a workshop on walking

Kirsten Simonsen (Participant)
31 Mar 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Social Ontology: Practice, embodiment and nature

Kirsten Simonsen (Lecturer)
4 Mar 2008

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Place as Encounter

Kirsten Simonsen (Lecturer)
24 Jun 2008

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Forskningsevaluering (External organisation)

Kirsten Simonsen (Member)
25 Jun 20083 Oct 2008

Activity: MembershipMembership in committee, council, board

Press / Media

AK 24syv

Jesper Pagh & Kirsten Simonsen

26/06/2014

1 item of media coverage

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Hver tredje dansker: Vi er for tolerante over for herboende muslimer

Kirsten Simonsen

22/11/2013

1 item of media coverage

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Vi mødes bedst som kolleger

Kirsten Simonsen

16/10/2013

1 item of media coverage

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Måling: Danskerne er for tolerante over for herboende muslimer

Kirsten Simonsen

15/10/2013

1 item of media coverage

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Hverdagsracisterne og den vigtige værdikamp

Kirsten Simonsen

15/10/2013

1 item of media coverage

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