Author: Peter Hervik

Guest lecture in Turku, Finland

Peter Hervik , April 2nd, 2022


On November 10, 2021, I held a guest lecture that was video-recorded. “The Study of Strategic Ignorance: Anthropological Perspectives on Racialization in Denmark.” In this talk, I …


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Slides from keynote in Jyväskyä, Finland (International seminar on Racialization in the Nordic Countries)

Peter Hervik , March 2nd, 2022


Here are the slides from the keynote speech November 4, 2015 held in Jyväskyä, Finland as part of an international seminar “Racialization in the Nordic Countries”. My talk…


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Ny bog ude!

Peter Hervik , November 4th, 2021


Hvem er vi? Vi ved ikke, før vi ved!SÅDAN ER DET BARE – antropologiske perspektiver på oplevelser og reaktioner på racialisering i Danmark “Sådan er det bare” er…


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Workshop: Critical understanding of racialization in the era of global populism, June 3-4, 2019

Peter Hervik , May 29th, 2019


International Research Workshop Critical understanding of racialization in the era of global populism Workshop program Workshop theme 3-4 June, 2019 Venue: Aalborg University, Campus in Copenhage…


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New book published: Nordic researchers on Racism, Racialization and Anti-racism

Peter Hervik , September 23rd, 2018


New book is out! This book represents a comprehensive effort to understand discrimination, racialization, racism, Islamophobia, anti-racist activism, and the inclusion and exclusion of minorities in N…


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New book published! “Can Behaviour Be Controlled? Women in Post-Revolutionary Egypt”

Peter Hervik , January 4th, 2018


New book published. “Can Behaviour Be Controlled? Women in Post-Revolutionary Egypt“. This book addresses how identity, structures, and agency affect women’s everyday lives in post-revolut…


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Big conference coming up on “Race in Contemporary Denmark”

Peter Hervik , January 4th, 2018


“Race in Contemporary Denmark” is the theme of our upcoming conference at Aalborg University Copenhagen from January 18th to 19th 2018. Read more Conference website Programme    …


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Mainstreaming the Extreme: Intersecting Challenges from the Far Right in Europe – new article in the journal Intersections

Peter Hervik , September 20th, 2016


This is the first issue of the new journal Intersections. East European Journal of Society and Politics (EEJSP). As our point of departure, we take a timely subject…


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Xenophobia and Nativism

Peter Hervik , August 21st, 2015


New paper published! Xenophobia and Nativism Hervik, Peter. 2015. ”Xenophobia and Nativism. In “International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Wright, James D. (editor-in-ch…


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Ny artikel: “Race, ”race”, racialisering, racisme og nyracisme”

Peter Hervik , August 21st, 2015


Studiet af racisme og racialisering i Danmark er komplekst og behæftet med stærke moralske og politiske interesser og følelser. Ofte omtales racisme og race uden reference til den…


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Ten years after – the Muhammad Cartoons: Perspectives, Reflections, Challenges International Conference, Aalborg University

Peter Hervik , August 3rd, 2015


Ten years after the newspaper Jyllands-Posten published 12 cartoons the Muhammad Carton Crisis continues to be a discursive reference point for new controversies involving artists and threatening Musl…


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Book review of Flemming Rose’s “The Tyranny of Silence”

Peter Hervik , March 2nd, 2015


My review of Flemming Rose’s latest book “The Tyranny of Silence” can be found here. It’s titled Flemming Rose and the absence of empathy. The review is published at…


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