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Lill Rastad Bjørst is Associate Professor at Aalborg University and Ph.D. in Arctic Studies from University of Copenhagen. At Aalborg, she also served as the Scientific Director of the SSH Signature: Green Societies. Her academic career has focused on enhancing the role of social and human sciences in Arctic research. In 2022, she was a Fulbright Arctic Initiative III Visiting Researcher with the Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth (US).

Scientific focus areas
- Inuit culture, society
- Climate change, sustainability
- Mining, industrialization, extractivism, resources, postcolonialism
- Green transtition 
- Energy
- Tourism studies
- Reginal development, history, media, identity, museology
- Cultural studies
- Communication, storylines, discourse analysis
- STS, Actor–network theory (ANT),
- Arctic, Greenland, Nordic countries

PhD Supervision

2020 - 2022 Supervisor (secondary supervisor) for PhD fellow Aviaq Fleischer. PhD project: Arkivskatte – kulturarv fra Grønland og om Grønland: medier, arkiv og formidling. University of Greenland

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

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

External positions

Censor, University of Greenland

1 Jun 2020 → …

Censor Greenlandic and Arctic Studies (KU)

1 Jun 2018 → …


  • Discourse and Society
  • Public Discourse
  • discourse analysis
  • Environment
  • Extractive Industry
  • Ecology
  • Climate Change
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Sustainability
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Media Research
  • Cultural Studies
  • Representations
  • Energy
  • Politics and Administration
  • Business, Culture and Communication


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