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Research focus: Independent study of contraceptive practices in Greenland from 1960 to 1991
What's happening at Ilisimatusarfik?
News|15. May 2024
Before contacting Ilisimatusarfik about research collaboration
If you wish to engage in research collaboration with Ilisimatusarfik as an external researcher or non-employed researcher, here are some relevant considerations you should take into account before reaching out
Research collaboration
News|07. May 2024
New free course for employees working with marginalised adults in Greenland
At Centre for Arctic Welfare at Ilisimatusarfik, we are proud to announce a new training programme created to support the dedicated staff working with marginalized adults in Greenland
Press release
Centre for Arctic Welfare
News|06. May 2024
New Greenlandic natural science program: SILA bachelor in biology
Ilisimatusarfik has designed a completely new kind of program: SILA bachelor in biology
Press release
SILA bachelor in biology
News|06. May 2024
Nunavik visits Institute of Learning
Thursday through Friday in week 16, and Monday through Wednesday in week 17, Institute of Learning at Ilisimatusarfik received a visit from 10 teacher students and two leaders from Nunavik in Canada
Press release
Institute of Learning
News|25. April 2024
Centre for Arctic Welfare met with Danish municipalities
Steven Arnfjord, head of Centre for Arctic Welfare, had a meeting on Tuesday 23 April with representatives from Aalborg municipality and Copenhagen municipality
Centre for Arctic Welfare
Steven Arnfjord
News|25. April 2024
Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Cooperation Program
Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Cooperation Program met 24 April to discuss the applications received for the open pool
Arctic Cooperation Program
News|15. April 2024
New head of institute at Ilisimatusarfik
We have the pleasure of welcoming Mari Kleist to a familiar framework - now with the position as Head of the Institute for Culture, Language & History
Press release
Mari Kleist
News|15. April 2024
Evaluation of the Journalism program
At Ilisimatusarfik, we have recently taken an important step towards improving our Journalism program
Press release
News|04. April 2024
440 applications to Ilisimatusarfik
After Majoriaq has registered the last applications, we have now reached 440 applications to Ilisimatusarfik this year
News|03. April 2024
Ilisimatusarfik's scholarships awarded
DKK 142,000 has just been awarded via Ilisimatusarfik's scholarships
News|23. February 2024
Winter graduation
Friday 23 February 2024 was a great day at Ilisimatusarfik, where 31 bachelors and 5 masters graduated
Press release
News|21. February 2024
3-year research project awarded 4.8 million to improve the conditions of homeless people
In collaboration with Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq, the new research project Ilaassaagut is now initiating a comprehensive effort to address the challenges of homelessness
Press release
Steven Arnfjord
News|20. February 2024
Research leadership appointed for the historical study of the relationship between Greenland and Denmark
In June 2023, Naalakkersuisut and the Danish government agreed on the terms of reference for the historical study of the relationship between Greenland and Denmark - now, the two countries have jointly appointed the research leadership team that will spearhead the study of the countries' interconnected histories
Press release
Daniel Thorleifsen
Tenna Jensen
News|07. February 2024
Dive into the cultural stories of Greenland
The Department of Language, Literature & Media has a new curriculum for the bachelor's program, and the first students can start the program on 1 September 2024
New curriculum at Ilisimatusarfik
News|06. February 2024
Obituary: Jean Malaurie
The renowned French researcher, Jean Malaurie, died on 5 February 2024 at the age of 101
Jean Malaurie
Future events
Event | 21. May 2024
PhD defence: Mette Mørup Schlütter
Living with uncertainty in old age - an ethnographic exploration of uncertainty in health, belonging, and hope in old age in Greenland
Mette Mørup Schlütter
Event | 21. May 2024
Norse religion in the sagas about Greenland
Ilisimatusarfik invites you to a public lecture with associate professor, PhD Annette Lassen on Norse religion in the sagas about Greenland
Public lecture
Annette Lassen
Event | 23. - 24. May 2024
Language ideologies and inequality with a perspective on the Arctic
The contemporary sociolinguistic situation in the Arctic calls for an engagement with language ideologies and inequality, examining the diverse and unpredictable ways in which language form part of everyday inequalities
Event | 05. June 2024
Constitution Day about Greenland’s constitutional position, the IUD case & legal protections
Stenbroens Jurister's Constitution Day event on 5 June will this year focus on Greenland’s constitutional position, the IUD case and legal protections in Greenland and Denmark
Stenbroens Jurister
Event | 02. - 03. October 2024
Foreign language material development
The purpose of the seminar is to communicate grammatical differences in Greenlandic, Danish and English in order to develop, write and publish material for foreign language teaching in the respective languages
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