Uffe Jakobsen

Uffe Jakobsen

Associate Professor

Member of:

  • Political Theory

Possible conflicts of interest

Professor with special responsibilities, Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland

Teaching

Office hours: Fridays 10-12

Teachings 2019/2020

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

Current research

Networks

Positions

  • 2018- Professor with special responsibilities, Department of Social Sciences, University of Greenland
  • 2016- Affilate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, University of Greenland
  • 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
  • 2003-2004 Guest Professor, Baltic Sea School, Department of Northern European Studies, Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2002-2005 Director, Centre for Baltic Studies, Øresund University
  • 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

Selected publications

  1. Published

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

    Jakobsen, Uffe & Kurunmäki, J., 2016, Parliament and Parliamentarism : A Comparative History of a European Concept. Ihalainen, P., Ilie, C. & Palonen, K. (eds.). Oxford; N.Y.: Berghahn Books, p. 97-114 (European Conceptual History, Vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Maritime emergency management capabilities in the Arctic

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    The Greenlandic sea areas and activity level up to 2025

    Jakobsen, Uffe & í Dali, B., 2016, Maritime activity in the High North - current and estimated level up to 2025: MARPART Project Report 1. Borch, O. J. & et al. (eds.). Bodø: NORD Universitet, p. 86-111 (Nord universitet Utredning, Vol. 7).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

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

    Jakobsen, Uffe & 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 (MARPART Project Reports, Vol. 2). (FoU-Rapport; No. 4, Vol. 2016).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Greenland (Denmark)

    Jakobsen, Uffe, 2018, Maritime preparedness systems in the Arctic - institutional arrangements and potential for collaboration. Elgsaas, I. & Offerdal, K. (eds.). Bodø: Nord University, p. 109-102 (MARPART Project Reports, Vol. 3). (R & D-Report; No. 27, Vol. 2018).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Climate Change and Risk Management Challenges in the Arctic

    Jakobsen, Uffe, 2015. 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Politics of sustainability in the Arctic - a research agenda

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

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    China and Greenland

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

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

  10. Published

    Etableringen af Ilisimatusarfik (Inuit Instituttet): Politiske diskussioner forud for dannelsen af Grønlands Universitet/Ilisimatusarfiup (Inuit Instituttip) pilersinneqarnera: Kalaallit Nunaanni Ilisimatusarfiup pilersinneqarnissaa sioqqullugu politikkikkut oqallinnerit

    Jakobsen, Uffe, 2014, In : Grønlandsk kultur- og samfundsforskning. 2013-14. Bind 2 , Ilisimatusarfik 1984-2014, p. 11-25

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Selected activities

  1. Bæredygtige statsinstitutioner i Grønland?

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Speaker)
    4 Dec 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

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

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Speaker)
    13 Nov 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

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

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Participant)
    11 Dec 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Speaker)
    29 May 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

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

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Speaker)
    7 Nov 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  6. Politics of Sustainability in the Arctic (POSUSA)

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Speaker)
    25 May 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  7. Grønland ved en korsvej

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Lecturer)
    24 Apr 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  8. International Poitical Science Association (External organisation)

    Jakobsen, Uffe (Chair)
    15 Jul 2011 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership in research network

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