Astrid Pernille Jespersen
2300 København S, KUA2, Building: 13B-2-02
My main scientific expertise is on cultural analysis and humanistic health research with special attention to health in everyday life, lifestyle changes, obesity, ageing, physical activity and interdisciplinary collaboration. I am head of the Copenhagen Centre for Health Research in the Humanities (CoRe) at the Saxo-Institute, UCPH, theme-leader in the interdisciplinary research center, Center for Healthy Aging, and PI and co-PI in two UCPH excellence programmes for interdisciplinary research: Counteracting Age related loss of Muscle Mass (CALM) and Governing Obesity (GO)
Primary fields of research
Cultural theory and cultural analysis
Humanistic health research
Lifestyle and lifestyle changes
Interdisciplinary and public/private publications
At the Faculty of Humanities my research is used as an example of the impact the humanities researchers have on society.
Read the case: From ethnological research to everyday health recommendations.
- PublishedLassen, A. J. & Jespersen, A. P., Jun 2017, Successful Aging? Global perspectives on a contemporary obsession. Rutgers University Press, p. 141-153
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Book chapter › Research › peer-review