PhD projects – University of Copenhagen

PhD Projects

A large range of topics are studied by PhD students at the department. Below is a list of all current PhD projects. You can read more about each project in the individual profiles of the PhD students.

  • A childhood on the premise of the heart - CHD families' experience and handling of congenital heart defect (Marie Kofod Svensson)
  • An Ethnography of undocumented Somali Migrants: Stuck with Hope? Social Navigation between Expectations and Lived Reality (Anja Simonsen)
  • Anthropologists outside academia: Working Anthropology (Jazmin Mølgaard Cullen)
  • Applying a Design Anthropological Approach within the Field of Media (Maria Eitzinger)
  • Caring robots. The role of advanced technology within professional healthcare (Christina Algreen-Petersen Leeson)
  • Democratisation of Democracy: The emergence of the HDP (Peoples' Democratic Party) as a multidimensional platform of radical politics in Turkey (Sait Serkan Üstebay)
  • Development or Decline? Experiences and Practices of Ageing in Enabling Care (Loa Kristine Teglgaard Christensen)
  • Emerging Transatlantic Migration – West African migrants in Argentina (Ida Marie Vammen)
  • En Route to El Dorado: an Ethnography of Undocumented Malian Migrant (Line Richter)
  • Ethnicity and Disability in the Danish Welfare State: An Investigation of Obstacles and Strategies for Ethnic Minority families with Disabled members (Thomas Scott Hughes)
  • EU lov i hverdagen: Roma migranters møde med love og regler på gaden i København (Camilla Ida Ravnbøl)
  • Growing up in limbo? Understanding the identity and sense of belonging of unaccompanied young migrants in Europe: the case of Denmark and Spain (Andrea Verdasco Martinez)
  • In between sickness and health - A lay perspective on life with elevated cholesterol (Sofie Rosenlund Lau)
  • Olympics for Whom? Protest, Mega-Planning and Possibility in Rio De Janeiro (Daniela Lazoroska)
  • Online peer-support communities for persons with type 1 diabetes: An ethnographic study of processes and practices of knowledge production and social support in everyday life (Natasja Kingod)
  • On the verge of the new – how ideas are created in a Danish consultancy (Lise Røjskjær Pedersen)
  • The Politics of Usual Disasters: An Ethnographic Study of Publics, Exceptions and Floods in Dresden (Kristoffer Albris)
  • Safety in policy and practice: Anthropological perspectives on developing a safety culture in a multinational production company (Iben Karlsen)
  • The Sanctification of the Secular: Subjectivity and Citizenship in Spanish Catholicism (Astrid Grue)
  • Spirituality, Politics and Security in Pakistan: Sufi Imaginaries and Cosmological Modes of Securitization (Ida Sofie Matzen)
  • Subterraneans and the Temperaments of a Landscape on Bornholm. An Anthropological Analysis of Time, History and Place on a Danish Island (Lars Christian Kofoed Rømer)
  • Urban Violence and Citizenship in São Paulo (Frida Sofie Gregersen)
  • What Doesn’t Kill You: An Anthropological Exploration of Denmark’s New Warrior Generation (Thomas Randrup Pedersen)