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Professorship appointment

01.10.2020

At the Academic Council meeting on 09 September, Head of Institute of Social Science, Economics & Journalism Gestur Hovgaard was awarded a professorship.

A unanimous assessment committee consisting of professor Torill Nyseth from The Arctic University of Norway, professor Ivar Jonsson from Østfold University College and professor Peter Berliner from Ilisimatusarfik has recommended Academic Council that Gestur was awarded the professorship.

The award of the professorship to Gestur Hovgaard is historic for Ilisimatusarfik, as it is the first time that one of Ilisimatusarfik's own researchers has been awarded the professorship.

The plan is that Gestur will hold his inaugural lecture in October.

We congratulate Gestur with the great appointment.



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