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Postdoc grants from the Danish Council for independent Research | Humanities, February 2014

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities awards 9 postdoc grants to research talents in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 17.5 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2013 and F2014 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 adjustments in awarded amount.

A few applications are on a waiting list. The applicants concerned will receive a notice.


Project Title: Empire in Disarray. The making of the Danish Atlantic world of the late seventeenth century
Grant Recipient: Johan Lund Heinsen
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: 1,664,568


Project Title: Masters of crime: Scandinavian crime fiction in a media industries perspective
Grant Recipient: Ana Alacovska
Place of Employment: Copenhagen Business School
Awarded Amount: 1,768,247


Project Title: Youth and gaming
Grant Recipient: Patrick Karl Bender
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 2,834,545


Project Title: Making sense of data – understanding digital reality through contemporary artistic practices of visualization and sonification
Grant Recipient: Thomas Bjørnsten
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: 2,051,651


Project Title: From Global Social Rights to Corporate Social Responsibility: A Comparative Intellectual History of Two Alternative Responses to Global Inequality, 1970-2000
Grant Recipient: Christian Olaf Christiansen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: 1,911,141


Project Title: Beyond the Canon. New Perspectives on Paul and the Gnostics
Grant Recipient: Tilde Bak Halvgaard
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 1,714,526


Project Title: Sensing a difference: first-hand accounts and experimental investigation of sensory experiences in Autism and ADHD
Grant Recipient: Line Gebauer Josefsen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: 1,991,054


Project Title: Climate change and resource exploration in Greenland: a project on the impacts of climatic and economic changes in a traditional Inuit community
Grant Recipient: Pelle Tejsner
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 1,866,728


Project Title: Civic Institutions and Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean c. 400-31 BCE
Grant Recipient: Christian Ammitzbøll Thomsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 1,858,929

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