CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic (CIRCLA) is a research group based at the Department of Culture and Global Studies. Its purpose is to communicate, organize and support the development of Arctic-related research.

CIRCLA's geographical area of interest is the Circumpolar North (incl. Greenland, the northern parts of Scandinavia, Canada, Alaska and Russia, the North Atlantic and the Polar Sea). As regards research, the field of interest is defined broadly as Arctic Studies, but particular attention is given to research in the human sciences within the areas of social and cultural analysis, communication, culture-driven innovation, sustainable development (including tourism and management of natural and cultural heritage).

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Arctic Social Sciences
tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
Tourism Social Sciences
Denmark Social Sciences
actor network theory Earth & Environmental Sciences
valuation Earth & Environmental Sciences
food Social Sciences
promotion Social Sciences

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2008 2019

Adventurous encounters? Exploring Chinese Adventure Tourism to Greenland

Martin, N. & Ren, C., 1 May 2019, (Submitted) In : Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Analyser la « valeur » des évènements sportifs. Le cas des Jeux d’hiver de l’arctique de 2016

Ren, C., Mahadevan, R. & Fuchs, J., 1 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) L'Héritage d'un évènement sportif. Attali, M. (ed.). Presses Universitaires de Rennes

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Critical Proximity in Arctic Research. Reflections from the Arctic Winter Games 2016

Ren, C. & Thomsen, R. C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Participatory Methods in Arctic Research. Ren, C. & Merrild Hansen, A. (eds.). Aalborg: Aalborg Universitetsforlag, 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Honorary Professor at Tomsk Polytechnic University, Siberia

Henrik Halkier (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Activities 2004 2019

(Post)humanist Climate Studies. How human and social sciences approach discussions of climate change.

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Lecturer)
21 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

4th China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium

Karina Madsen Smed (Participant)
6 Jun 20169 Jun 2016

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

59th Annual International Studies Association Convention

Ulrik Pram Gad (Participant)
7 Apr 2018

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Press / Media

Energituristerne kommer

Carina Ren

20/04/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ministre trækker sig fra Grønlands regering efter kritik

Ulrik Pram Gad

09/04/2019

32 items of media coverage

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