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Uffe Jakobsen

Uffe Jakobsen

Associate Professor

Member of:

  • Political Theory

Teaching

Teaching spring 2017 (for previous courses see my ePortfolio)

Supervision:

  • Climate change and society in Greenland: Asian interests in the Arctic, security and governance, Arctic Council, relations between Greenland and Denmark
  • Theories and processes of democratisation: Europe, Scandinavia, Greenland and the Arctic 
  • Political theory, conceptual history and conceptual change
  • Political development, state formation, nation building and modernization (historical sociology)

Current research

 Positions

  • 2013- Associate Professor,  Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
  • 2010-2013 Vice Rector, University of Greenland
  • 2005-2010 Director, Centre for Baltic Sea Region Studies, University of Copenhagen (part time)
  • 2003-2004 Guest Professor, Baltic Sea School, Department of Northern European Studies, Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2002-2005 Director, Centre for Baltic Studies, Øresund University (part time)
  • 1997-1999 Director of Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen (part time)
  • 1997-2010 Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

Possible conflicts of interest

Affiliate Professor, University of Greenland

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The formation of parliamentarism in the Nordic countries from the Napoleonic Wars to the First World War

    Jakobsen, U. & Kurunmäki, J. 2016 Parliament and Parliamentarism : A Comparative History of Disputes on a European Concept. Ihalainen, P., Ilie, C. & Palonen, K. (eds.). Oxford: Berghahn Books, p. 97-114

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  2. Published

    Maritime emergency management capabilities in the Arctic

    Roud, E. K. P., Borch, O. J., Jakobsen, U. & Marchenko, N. 2016 In : International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Proceedings. p. 1241-1248

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    The Greenlandic sea areas and activity level up to 2025

    Jakobsen, U. & í Dali, B. 2016 Maritime activity in the High North - current and estimated level up to 2025: MARPART Project Report 1. Borch, O. J. & Andreassen, N. (eds.). Bodø: NORD Universitet, p. 86-111

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  4. Published

    Maritime activity risk patterns and types of unwanted incidents: The Greenlandic sea areas

    Jakobsen, U. & Kern, B. 2016 Maritime activity in the High North: Activity risk patterns and types of unwanted incidents. : MARPART Project Report 2. Borch, O. J. & Andreassen, N. (eds.). Bodø: NORD Universitet, p. 87-106

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  5. Submitted

    Greenland's maritime preparedness institutions and potentials for cooperations

    Jakobsen, U., Jensen, K. P. & Poppel, B. 2016 (Submitted) Maritime preparedness and cooperation in the High North: Preparedness institutions in Norway, Russian, Iceland and Greenland and the potential for cooperation. Offerdal, K. & Elgsaas, I. M. (eds.). Bodø

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  6. Published

    Climate Change and Risk Management Challenges in the Arctic

    Jakobsen, U. 2015 29 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

  7. Published

    Politics of sustainability in the Arctic - a research agenda

    Gad, U. P., Jakobsen, U. & Strandsbjerg, J. 2017 Northern sustainabilities: Understanding and adressing change in the circumpolar world. Fondahl, G. & Wilson, G. N. (eds.). Springer International Publishing Switzerland, p. 13-23

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  8. Published

    Greenland as a self-governing sub-national territory in international relations: past, current and future perspectives

    Ackrén, M. & Jakobsen, U. 2015 In : Polar Record. 51, 4, p. 404-412

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  9. Published

    China and Greenland

    Jakobsen, U. 2014 Conference report: China's Arctic aspirations. Heurlin, B. & Jorem, M. (eds.). Copenhagen: ThinkChina.dk, p. 10-11

    Research output: CommunicationBook chapter

  10. Published

Selected activities

  1. Bæredygtige statsinstitutioner i Grønland?

    Jakobsen, U. (Speaker)
    4 Dec 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  2. Self-determination, Inuit Sovereignty and Nation-State Building in the Arctic: Making Greenland Understandable

    Jakobsen, U. (Speaker)
    13 Nov 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. Asessing the Participatory Turn and 'New Democracy'. Superdemocracy Conference

    Jakobsen, U. (Participant)
    11 Dec 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  4. Climate change risks, human security and governance in the Arctic

    Jakobsen, U. (Speaker)
    29 May 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  5. Making Greenland understandable: Indigenous rights, Asian interests and independence from Denmark

    Jakobsen, U. (Speaker)
    7 Nov 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  6. Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic (POSUSA)

    Jakobsen, U. (Speaker)
    25 May 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  7. Grønland ved en korsvej

    Jakobsen, U. (Lecturer)
    24 Apr 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  8. International Poitical Science Association (External organisation)

    Jakobsen, U. (Chair)
    15 Jul 2011 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership in research network

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