Brian Arly Jacobsen

Brian Arly Jacobsen

Associate Professor

Current research

  • Power of the Mosques - a three-year research project, fundet by the Independent Research Fund Denmark | Humanities.
  • Religion and localpolitic in Denmark.
  • The role of religion in the public sphere. A comparative study of the five Nordic countries (NOREL). Thematic group: Religion and State - Religion on official occasions. (http://www.kifo.no/index.cfm?id=266100). Finished
  • Muslims in Denmark an Europe. Organizations, institutions and the politization of Islam in the public sphere.

Primary fields of research

  • The relation between politics and religion in Danmark 1900-2010
  • Migration and religion in Danmark
  • Muslims and Islam in Denmark/Europe
  • Demography of Religion
  • The relation between state, nation and religion
  • Religion among Danes abroad
  • Civil religion in a Danish perspective

Teaching

  • Sociology of religion
  • Minorities, religion and society
  • Religion and the Nationstate
  • Civil religion in Denmark
  • Politics and religion
  • Discourse analyses
  • Quantitative methods in the sociology of religion
  • Qualitative methods in the sociology of religion
  • Innovation in humanities

Fields of interest

In addition to the research and teaching areas:

  • Policies of religion
  • Research Policy
  • Education policy

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Religionssociologiske perspektiver på religion i Danmark

    Hvithamar, Annika, Jacobsen, Brian Arly, Warmind, Morten & Andersen, Peter Birkelund, 18 Feb 2022, Højbjerg: Forlaget Univers. 259 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Muslimers religionsfrihed i Danmark

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly, 18 Feb 2022, Religionssociologiske perspektiver på religion i Danmark. Hvithamar, A., Jacobsen, B. A., Warmind, M. & Andersen, P. B. (eds.). Højbjerg: Forlaget Univers, p. 91-117 27 p.

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

  3. Published

    Oprør: Tværkultur 11. årbog for ToRS

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly (ed.) & Hirslund, Dan Vesalainen (ed.), 2021, København: Institut for Tværkulturelle og Regionale Studier, Københavns Universitet. 190 p. (Tværkultur: Årbog for ToRS).

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Det asiatiske oprør i Nordengland 2001

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly, 2021, Oprør: Tværkultur nr. 11. Årbog for ToRS. Jacobsen, B. A. & Hirslund, D. V. (eds.). København: Institut for Tværkulturelle og Regionale Studier, Københavns Universitet, Vol. 11. p. 148-161 14 p. (Tværkultur: Årbog for ToRS).

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

  5. Published

    COVID-19 og religion

    Christensen, H. R., Kühle, L. & Jacobsen, Brian Arly, 13 May 2021, In: Religionsvidenskabeligt Tidsskrift. 72, p. 68-88 21 p., 4.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Muslim Population Trends in Western Europe

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly, 1 Jun 2014, Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Esposito, J. L., DeLong-Bas, N. J., Akhavi, S., Kalin, I., Piscatori, J., Sonn, T. & Voll, J. O. (eds.). 2 ed. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 7 p.

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

  7. Published

    De politiske partiers religionspolitik

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly, 10 Oct 2012, Fremtidens danske religionsmodel. Christoffersen, L., Iversen, H. R., Kærgård, N. & Warburg, M. (eds.). Frederiksberg: Eksistensen, p. 217-236 20 p.

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

Selected activities

  1. Religionsvidenskabeligt Tidsskrift (Journal)

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly (Member of Editorial Board)

    1 Jan 2015 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of Research journalResearch

  2. Tidsskrift for Islamforskning (Journal)

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly (Editor)

    15 Jan 2005 → …

    Activity: Peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of Research journalCommunication

  3. Censorkorpset ved Religion

    Jacobsen, Brian Arly (Participant)

    1 Apr 2018

    Activity: Other activity typesOther (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - External teaching and subject coordination

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