Frida Hastrup

Frida Hastrup

Associate Professor

Degrees and Training:

2014: Research Project Management course, modules 1 and 2, Implement Consulting Group/UCPH

2011: University Teacher course, University of Copenhagen

2009: PhD in Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Social Sciences

2003: MA in the Sociology of Religion, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Humanities 

Primary fields of research

I am an environmental anthropologist specialized in the following topics:

People and nature (natural resources, agricultural production, climate change, environmentalism, sustainability, Anthropocene, ecologies, industrial landscapes, environmental humanities).

Knowledge production and collaborative methods (ethnography, generative analysis, feminist theory, anthropology of knowledge, more-than-human ethnography, exhibition work). 

I was in charge (PI) of the research project Natural Goods? Processing Raw Materials in Global Times (Starting Grant awarded by the Danish Council for Independent Research's Sapere Aude programme, 2013-2016).


I teach courses in anthropological methods, cultural analysis, culture theory, fieldwork and project management, and I organize thesis workshops as well as research-based thematic courses on BA and MA levels. I supervise students on all levels, including PhD students.

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