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Postdoc grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities, February 2016

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities awards 10 postdoc grants to research talents in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 20 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2015 and F2016 call, with the aim of providing younger researchers the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results at a high international level.

Grant letters will be forwarded to the recipients as soon as possible. Rejection letters will include a brief text, explaining the main academic reasons for the project not obtaining a grant.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to make budgetary adjustments.


Project Title: An archaeological fingerprint: Isotopes as a key to trace Denmark’s metal supply and routes of transfer in Early Bronze Age (2100-1500 BCE)
Grant Recipient: Heide Wrobel Nørgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,947,635


Project Title: Who watches the watchers? The ethics of police sousveillance
Grant Recipient: Frej Klem Thomsen
Place of Employment: Roskilde University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,757,550


Project Title: Race, Nation, Sprog og Kulturarv i Aztlán grænselandet
Grant Recipient: Magnus Pharao Hansen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,859,417


Project Title: The Crown of Thorns and its Hunger for Coral – The Anthropocene Landscape of The Great Barrier Reef
Grant Recipient: Maria Louise Bønnelykke Robertson
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,071,829


Project Title: The Acquisition of Complex Syntax in Autism
Grant Recipient: Anne Mette Nyvad
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,637,322


Project Title: Knowing through Participation. A Study in Ordinary Theology.
Grant Recipient: Jette Marie Bendixen Rønkilde
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,674,949


Project Title: The acquisition of body image - Exploring the psychological experience of the body in eating disorders
Grant Recipient: Hannah Katznelson
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,702,214


Project Title: Transcultural Memory as a Battlefield of European Identity – The Making of Europe in Contemporary German-Language Migrant Literature
Grant Recipient: Jessica Maren Buchtik Ortner Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,865,076


Project Title: Forms of Mental Illness Representation in Contemporary Literature
Grant Recipient: Lasse Gammelgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,753,629


Project Title: Androids as Significant Others
Grant Recipient: Marco Nørskov
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,002,679


Project Title: Simulating the Feelings of Reality: Using Virtual Reality to Understand How Emotion Shapes Autobiographical Memory
Grant Recipient: Adam Redman Congleton
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,806,343

Project Title: Spaces, Borders, Bodies. A Postcolonial Inquiry into Danish Politics on Forced Migration
Grant Recipient: Martin Lemberg-Pedersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,946,503


Project Title: Liberty, Monarchy, and Toleration: The Enlightenment in Scandinavia – Scandinavia in the Enlightenment
Grant Recipient: Brian Kjær Olesen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,959,356


Project Title: From moral spectatorship to civic engagement: media and the boundaries of transnational solidarity
Grant Recipient: Ancuta-Gabriela Tarta
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,687,899

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