You are here: Home Research and innovation Funding programmes for research and innovation Who has received funding? 2017 DFF-Research Project Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities, May 2017

DFF-Research Project Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities, May 2017

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities awards 16 DFF-Research Project Grants to researchers in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 85 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2016 and F2017 call, with the aim of providing researchers in Denmark the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results at a high international level based on their own initative. 

Grant and rejection letters will be forwarded to all applicants as soon as possible.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to make budgetary adjustments. A very limited number of applicants have been admitted to a waiting list and they will be contacted directly. 


Project Title: Power of the Mosques · Moskeernes Magt
Grant Recipient: Brian Arly Jacobsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,509,296


Project Title: Ice Age. Entangled Lives, Times, and Ethics in Fertility Preservation.
Grant Recipient: Charlotte Halmø Kroløkke Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,790,240


Project Title: You and We: Second-person engagement and collective intentionality
Grant Recipient: Dan Zahavi
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,374,778


Project Title: Art and the Formation of National Identities in Denmark
Grant Recipient: Karina Lykke Grand
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,618,406


Project Title: The Middle Danish language in the light of a modern theory of grammaticalisation
Grant Recipient: Lars Heltoft
Place of Employment: Roskilde University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,443,692


Project Title: Beyond the bacheor degree – choices and transitions. A study of dilemmas, cultures and patterns in university students’ trajectories
Grant Recipient: Lars Molter Ulriksen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,701,048


Project Title: Medievalism in Danish Romantic Literature
Grant Recipient: Lis Birgit Møller
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,901,584


Project Title: Resilience and breakpoints – exploring linkages between societal, agricultural and climatic changes in Iron Age Denmark
Grant Recipient: Mads Dengsø Jessen
Place of Employment: National Museum of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,703,760


Project Title: Ethics after individualism: Phenomenological explorations of moral community
Grant Recipient: Maria Elisabeth Louw
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,404,322


Project Title: Sustainability in Question: Transnational Standards and National Designs of Tea in Postcolonial Kenya
Grant Recipient: Martin Christian Hugo Skrydstrup
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,886,680


Project Title: The Puzzle of Danish
Grant Recipient: Morten Christiansen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,789,302


Project Title: Laying the Foundations – The League of Nations and International Law, 1919 to 1945
Grant Recipient: Morten Rasmussen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,895,482


Project Title: The Carceral Mobility Project (CAMP): Investigating carceral junctions in the Danish asylum regime
Grant Recipient: Simon Erik Turner
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,328,160


Project Title: Typeface Legibility for Visually Impaired Readers
Grant Recipient: Sofie Beier Graabæk
Place of Employment: The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,620,440


Project Title: Material Imagination: Reconnecting with the Matter of Architecture
Grant Recipient: Thomas Bo Jensen
Place of Employment: Aarhus School of Architecture
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,900,299


Project Title: Ambiguity and Precision in the Qur’an
Grant Recipient: Thomas Jøhnk Hoffmann
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,886,267


Project Title: Political equality
Grant Recipient: Jørn Duus Sønderholm 
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,945,634

last modified Aug 21, 2017