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Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Current research projects:

  • Soldier and Society (2012-2015)
  • Changing Disasters (2012-2017)

Member of the researcher groups Conflict, Power and Politics, and Globalisation and Development.

Ethnographic fieldresearch:

  • Sri Lanka, Denmark

Thematic interests:

  • Global development
  • Armed conflicts
  • Disasters
  • Humanitarian interventions and actors
  • Displacement and resettlement
  • Social reconstruction
  • Citizenship
  • War veterans
  • National and social identity
  • Social recognition
  • Militarization
  • Civil-military relations and transitions

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Veterans' homecomings: Secrecy and post-deployment social becoming

    Sørensen, B. R. 2015 In : Current Anthropology. 56, Supplement 12, p. S231-S240

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    An investigation into the role of alcohol in self-harm in rural Sri Lanka: a protocol for a multimethod, qualitative study

    Sørensen, J. B., Rheinländer, T., Sørensen, B. R., Pearson, M., Agambodi, T., Siribaddana, S. & Konradsen, F. 2014 In : B M J Open. 4, 10, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Hærens Officersskole som erindringssted: Slottet, skolen, osteklokken og det gyldne lokum

    Sørensen, B. R. 2013 Hærofficerer i 300 år, 1713-2013. København: Hærens Officersskole, Ch. 1, p. 8-29 22 p.

    Publication: ResearchBook chapter

  4. Published

    Soldaterfamilier: Sociale fordringer og forandringer

    Sørensen, B. R. 2013 Familie og slægtskab: Antropologiske perspektiver. Mogensen, H. O. & Olwig, K. F. (eds.). København: Samfundslitteratur, Ch. 4, p. 97-114 18 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  5. Published

    Education and Violent Conflict

    Sørensen, B. R. 2012 Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States. Brown, G. & Langer, A. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated, Ch. 14, p. 201-213

    Publication: ResearchBook chapter

  6. Published

    Gendering Violent Conflicts

    Sørensen, B. R. 2012 Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States. Brown, G. & Langer, A. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated, Ch. 28, p. 448-456

    Publication: ResearchBook chapter

  7. Published

    Hjemkomstparader for danske soldater: Ceremoniel fejring af krigeren og den krigsførende nation

    Sørensen, B. R. & Pedersen, T. R. 2012 In : Slagmark. 63, p. 31-48 18 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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