• Kroghstræde 3, 3-232

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

20042024
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Research profile

Lill Rastad Bjørst is associate professor at Aalborg University and holds a PhD in Arctic Studies from the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen. She is head of the research center CIRCLA and academic coordinator for Arctic Studies, a Master’s programme specialization at Aalborg University. Her research interests include Inuit culture and society; climate change and sustainability; mining and industrialization; postcolonialism and tourism.

 
  • Head of the research center CIRCLA - Centre for Innovation and Research in Culture and Living in the Arctic
  • Platform coordinator, AAU Arctic
  • Academic coordinator for Arctic Studies
  • Scientific Editor, Man & Society, a subseries of Monographs on Greenland / Meddelelser om Grønland published since 1878 Publisher Museum Tusculanum Press University of Copenhagen

PhD Supervision

2016-2019: Supervisor (secondary supervisor) for PhD fellow Naja Dyrendom Graugaard, PhD project: Discourses of sustainability in relation to Inuit seal hunting and the development of the sealskin Industry in Greenland. Aalborg University

2017-2020: Supervisor (secondary supervisor) for PhD fellow Daniela Chimirri PhD project: Community collaboration as potential resource for developing tourism in and for Greenland. Aalborg University

Keywords

  • Discourse and Society
  • Public Discourse
  • Environment
  • Problem Based Learning

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Projects 2012 2024

Research Output 2004 2020

Grönländische Klimatheorien in einer klimatisch veränderten Welt

Bjørst, L. R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Continuities and discontinuities in the life of Greenlandic Inuit . Sowa, F. (ed.). Barbara Budrich Publishers

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

Branding on the Nordic margins: Greenland brand configurations

Ren, C. B., Gad, U. P. & Bjørst, L. R., 20 Dec 2019, The Nordic Wave in Place Branding : Poetics, Practices, Politics. Lucarelli, A., Cassinger, C. & Gyimóthy, S. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 160-174 15 p.

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

food
tourism sector
industry
diplomacy
tourist

ÅRSRAPPORT 2017: AAU ARCTIC

Bjørst, L. R. & Hansen, A. M. (ed.), 1 May 2018, Aalborg Universitet. 50 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportCommunication

Open Access

Småskalavirksomheder i Sydgrønland: Eksempler på bæredygtig erhvervsudvikling og iværksætteri

Jacobsen, R. B. & Bjørst, L. R., 4 Dec 2018, In : Tidsskriftet Grønland. 66, 4, p. 283-294 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

The right to 'sustainable development' and Greenland’s lack of a climate policy

Bjørst, L. R., 5 Nov 2018, Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic: Reconfiguring Identity, Space, and Time. Gad, U. P. & Strandsbjerg, J. (eds.). Routledge: Routledge, p. 120-135 15 p. (Routledge Studies in Sustainability).

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

environmental policy
sustainable development
climate change
sustainability
arctic environment

Activities 2010 2020

Suverænitetens umulighed og det glemte folk i Grønland

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Opponent)
13 Jan 2020

Activity: ExaminationExternal examination

Greenland Science Week

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Organizer), Anne Merrild Hansen (Organizer)
1 Dec 20195 Dec 2019

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

REXSAC coordination board meeting, 2019-03-11

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Participant)
3 Nov 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

Tools and tasks for The Arctic Science Agreement: International perspectives

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Panel member)
12 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Bæredygtig erhvervsudvikling i Grønland

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Lecturer)
9 Sep 2019

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

Press / Media

AAUnite

Lill Rastad Bjørst

09/09/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Iværksætterens fjende: Usikkerhed dræber initiativ

Lill Rastad Bjørst

09/09/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Der er intet håb for Grønlands indlandsis

Lill Rastad Bjørst

12/12/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Partiet Siumut vinder det grønlandske valg

Ulrik Pram Gad & Lill Rastad Bjørst

25/04/2018

9 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Valg i Grønland

Lill Rastad Bjørst

24/04/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media