• Kroghstræde 3, 5-216

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

20042020
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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 2020

POSUSA: Politics of Postcoloniality and Sustainability in the Arctic (POSUSA)

Gad, U. P., Strandsbjerg, J., Bjørst, L. R., Graugaard, N. D. & Jacobsen, M.

01/02/201631/12/2019

Project: Research

REXSAC: Resources, Extractive Industries and Sustainable Arctic Communities (REXSAC)

Sörlin, S., Roberts, P., Avango, D., Bjørst, L. R., Larsen, J. N., Sejersen, F. & Thisted, K.

24/06/201401/01/2020

Project: Research

Konsortium for Grønlandsforskning

Bjørst, L. R., Hansen, A. M., Pertoldi, C., Schlütter, M. M., Ejbye-Ernst, R. & Pagh, S.

01/11/201624/05/2017

Project: Other

Research Output 2004 2019

Grönländische Klimatheorien in einer klimatisch veränderten Welt

Bjørst, L. R., 1 Sep 2019, (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

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 articleResearch

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. Gad, U. P. & Strandsbjerg, J. (eds.). Routledge: Routledge, p. 120-135 (Routledge). (Routledge Studies in Sustainability).

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

environmental policy
sustainable development
climate change
sustainability
arctic environment

Tourism:  

Dawson, J., Kaae, B., Johnston, M., Bjørst, L. R. & Pizzolato, L., 2018, Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic: Perspectives from the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, Oslo., p. 223-242 10 p.

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

tourism
climate change
sea ice
niche
market

Prizes

Legat fra Det Obelske Familiefond: Støtte til konferencedeltagelse

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Recipient), 5 Sep 2012

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Activities 2010 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

Aktuelle Grønlandspolitiske Spørgsmål: Minedrift, Selvstændighed og Samfundsudvikling

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Lecturer)
27 Mar 2014

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

An introduction to culture and society in modern-day Greenland”: APECS Denmark (The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists )

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Lecturer)
10 Nov 2012

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

Arctic Discourses and Climate Change in Greenland

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Lecturer)
25 Oct 2012

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

Aalborg Universitets baggrundsgruppe for Horizon 2020 Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials (External organisation)

Lill Rastad Bjørst (Member)
20 Jun 2013 → …

Activity: MembershipsMembership of committees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

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

Grønlandske kunstnere fanget i økonomisk ingenmandsland

Lill Rastad Bjørst

20/04/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Debat om vækstpotentialerne i Sydgrønland

Lill Rastad Bjørst & Rikke Becker Jacobsen

11/04/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media