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Kirsten Simonsen

Dr.Phil.. & Lic.Scient.

  • Universitetsvej 1, 02

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

1969 …2020

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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. 

Teaching

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

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

Research Output

Cross-cultural Encounters in Urban Festivals: Between Liberation and Domination

Koefoed, L. M., Neergaard, M. D. & Simonsen, K., 2020, In : Space & Culture.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Geographies of Embodiment: Critical Phenomenology and the World of Strangers

Simonsen, K. & Koefoed, L. M., 2020, London: SAGE Publications. 168 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

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

Simonsen, K., Neergaard, M. D. & Koefoed, L. M., 2019, In : Social & Cultural Geography. 20 , 5, p. 649-670 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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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

Simonsen, K., Neergaard, M. D. & Koefoed, L. M., 7 Jan 2019, Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe. Bialasiewicz, L. & Gentile, V. (eds.). Routledge, (Research in Place, Space and Politics).

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

Projects

Activities

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

Fortolkning og Refleksivitet

Kirsten Simonsen (Lecturer)

8 Jan 2008

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Kursus i metodologi og projektdesign

Kirsten Simonsen (Participant)

8 Jan 200810 Jan 2008

Activity: OtherOther (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - External teaching and subject coordination

Social and Cultural Geography (Journal)

Kirsten Simonsen (Editor)

1 Jan 2008

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Walking in the city: Embodied practice, orientation and experience

Kirsten Simonsen (Speaker)

31 Mar 2008

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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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Hverdagsracisterne og den vigtige værdikamp

Kirsten Simonsen

15/10/2013

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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