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Søren Rud

Søren Rud

Associate Professor

Current research

In my PhD thesis from 2010, I analysed the technics employed by 19th century upper middleclass actors to guide the urban poor in the city of Copenhagen and the colonial subjects in the colony Greenland. Resently i have conducting research on Policing, Law and Penal Practices in Greenland between 1860 and 1950 - this project has been a part of a joint research projects entitled: Colonial Policing, Law and Penal Practices. Rationalities, Technics and Subjects. 

Primary fields of research

Modernity, Greenland/Denmark, culture, power, governmentality, biopolitics, health policies, colonialism, historiography.  





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