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Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen


PhD, Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Techno-anthropology

Human-environmental relations; climate change; water practices and management; politics, ways of knowing, technology and social organization; materiality; natural and living resources.

Social aspects of technological innovation, digitalization and datafication.

Previous research:
Technologies of mapping / mapping technologies in the North Water of Northwest Greenland (Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen)
This postdoctoral research project studies how hunters and scientists engage with the mastering of the North Water land/seascape through particular technologies and ways of knowing.
This was a sub project of the cross-disciplinary and collaborative NOW Project: Living Resources and Human Societies around the North Water in the Thule Area (NOW).