Connie Carøe Christiansen
Dr. Connie Carøe Christiansen is a visiting associate professor in Gender Studies. She was an associate professor at Roskilde University in Denmark and a senior advisor at KVINFO, the Danish Centre for Research and Information on Gender, Equality and Diversity, where she managed academic programs in the Arab region, including a program which established an M.A. program on International Development and Gender at Sanaa University in Yemen. She has published research on gender, migration and Islam in Denmark, Turkey, Morocco and Yemen. She has her M.A. in Cultural Sociology and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Copenhagen University, Denmark.
Christiansen, Connie, 2018: How Yemeni women are fighting the war. The Conversation (on-line magazine) February 2, 2018 9.29pm. https://theconversation.com/how-yemeni-women-are-fighting-the-war-89951
- Teaching Gender in a transnational perspective – challenges, resistances and strategies. Women, Gender and Research 2016 no. 2, 7-19 (with Diana Højlund Madsen)
- “To this day I cannot believe the abuse.” (Interview with Zainah Anwar, Head of Musawah). KVINFO’s Web Magazine, Jan. 16th 2016 http://kvinfo.org/web-magazine/day-i-cannot-believe-abuse
- Migrants and non-migrants in Kücükkale: Consumption and cultural differentiation in the transnational community: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies; 39:1, 161-178, 2013
- Miss Headscarf: Islamic Fashion and the Danish Media. In: Tarlo, Emma and Annelies Moors, eds.: Islamic Fashion and Anti-fashion. New Perspectives from Europe and America. Bloomsbury: pp. 225-238, 2013
- Gender and Social Remittances; Return migrants from the Horn of Africa to Yemen, pp. 1-24, Arabian Humanities, International Journal of Archeology and Social Sciences in the Arabian Peninsula, vol. 17, http://cy.revues.org/1869. 2012
- Contesting Visibilities. Sartorial Strategies of Muslim Women in Danish Media. Journal of Intercultural Studies, vol. 32, no. 4: 335-353, 2011
- Solidarities and Hometown associations of Kurdish transnational villages: the migration-development nexus in a European context, European Journal of Development Research, 2008
- News Media Consumption Among Immigrants in Europe: The Relevance of Diaspora, Ethnicities, vol. 4(2), Sage, 2004
- Women’s Islamic Activism between self-practices and social reform efforts, in Burgat, F. & Esposito, J., eds.: Modernising Islam. Religion in the public sphere in Europe and the Middle East, London, C. Hurst & Co. 2004
Dr. Christiansen is principal investigator in the Carnegie-funded project ‘Reviewing Islamic family laws – a transnational approach’. http://iwsaw.lau.edu.lb/development-projects/research/transnational-social-movements-family-law-and-islam.php
Ph.D. in Anthropology, 1999, Copenhagen University, Denmark.
Connie Carøe Christiansen
Visiting Associate Professor