Anja Simonsen

Anja Simonsen

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track


Educational Background

  • The teaching and learning in higher education programme’ (TLHE / Universitets Pædagogikum 2018) at SAMF, the University of Copenhagen, finalized Feb. 2019: https://samf.ku.dk/pcs/english/forteachers/tlhe/projects/TLHE_project_final.pdf
  • Ph.d. Fellow - 2013 - 2017
  • Cand.scient.anth with a specialization in Global Studies and Development 2011
  • One semester at SOAS - The University of London, ’08.
  • One Semester at The Studies of Minorities, The University of Copenhagen, ‘09.

Employment

  • Tenure track assistant professor March 2019 - ongoing
  • Postdoc. Nov.2016-Feb.2019
  • Ph.d. Fellow 2013-Nov.2016
  • Campaign Coordinator for ‘Landsindsamlingen 2012’, Danish Refugee Council, 2012 
  • Student worker at the Master for Health Anthropology, Aarhus University, 2009/2010

Organizational and administrative functions

  • Ph.d. Lunch Coordinator
  • Coordinator of the research group ‘migration and social mobility’, Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Jan. 2018 – Present, Spring 2015, Fall 2014.

Teaching

  • Advanced Course in the Anthropology of Migration: Mobility as Social, Economic and Cultural Resource in collaboration with Professor Karen fog Olwig, Fall 2016
  • The Anthropology of Migration, introductory course 2013, 2014, 2017, Feb. 2019 

Research Affiliations

  • Research Stay, Universita Degli Studi Di Milano, Department of Philosophy, Milan, Italy, Mar.–Apr. 2018
  • Research stay, the African Studies Centre, University of Oxford, England, Oct.-Nov. 2015

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