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Migration, Transnationalism, heritage sites, heritage of the excluded

RESEARCH THEMES:       Cultural and political aspects of globalisationmigration, transnationalism, diaspora politicsmicropolitics, heritage and identity politics, Institutional aspects ofnatural resource management, land tenure systems, decentralisation, local politics, smallholder agriculture and livelihood strategies (Africa, Asia and the Balkans ).

Teaching: Development geography, social and political geography, socal science basic education   

PROFESSION:                  M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Geography and International Development Studies,

 POSITION:                         Associate Professor in Geography (Development Geography, Social and Political Geography).

LANGUAGES:                  English, French, some Serbian, Spanish and Portuguese.

EDUCATION:             1988 : Msc. in Geography and Development Studies.

                               2000: Ph.D. degree at the Graduate School of Development Studies, Roskilde University.


 February-December 2005     Research leave, spent in Belgrade, finalising book manuscript +   carrying out fieldwork on diaspora politics and trans-national relations between Serbian immigrants in Denmark and their ‘home' communities.

 February 2001-2005             Director of Studies, Dept. of Geography.

October 2000-                      Asssociate Professor. Department of Geography, Roskilde University.

October 1996 -  2000           Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Roskilde University.

June 1992-1996                    Ph.D.Student IDS, Roskilde

April- May 1992                   Consultant Cowiconsult. Evaluation of the Norwegian Sudan-Sahel-Ethiopia Programme (Mali part).



  • Childhood, Adolescence, Family
  • Geography, Geology, Topography
  • African studies
  • Asia
  • Land tenure
  • Natural resource management
  • History, Society
  • Industrial development, Development economics and planning, Developing countries
  • African studies
  • Asia
  • Environment, Energy, Nature, Resources
  • Natural resource management
  • Public administration
  • Decentralisation
  • Local politics
  • Cultural encounters, Multi-culturalism
  • Gender studies, Ethnicity, Equal rights
  • Economics, Politics
  • Decentralisation
  • Land tenure
  • Local politics

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