PhD Projects

During the years PhD Students have written urban historical projects under the centre’s supervision. With the projects the PhD Students have contributed to the centre’s research.

Ongoing projects

  • Holmqvist, Silke: "Gæsterne som aldrig tog hjem” ("The Guests who never returned home"). Learn more here (in Danish).
  • Høghøj, Mikkel: Da Aarhus blev moderne – Velfærdsspørgsmålets betydning for udformningen og transformationen af det moderne Aarhus 1900-1970 ("When Aarhus became modern - the question of welfare and its impact on the design and transformation of the modern Aarhus 1900-1970") Learn more here (in Danish).


Ended projects

  • Kellsal, Philip: Crisis and Change: The Development of Dutch-Danish Maritime Trade 1639–1755, 2007 (partial connection to the centre).
  • Mortensen, Mette Tapdrup: Et hjem i byen? Pensionatet som urbant mikrokosmos ca. 1880-1960'erne, 2010. (A Home in the City? The Boarding House as an Urban Microcosm, 1880 to the 1960s). The project is published here.
  • Stokholm, Jeppe Norskov: Den moderne byplanlægnings fødsel i Danmark 1860 til 1920, 2010 (The birth of the modern town planning in Denmark, 1860 to 1920). See more information in Danish here.
  • Thomsen, Kristian Buhl:
    Strategier og ideologier i den danske sanerings og byfornyelsespolitik 1939-1990.
    (Strategies and Ideologies of the Danish Slum Clearance Policy and Urban Renewal Policy 1939-1990).
    Scholarship running from 2011 to 2014.
    Find more information in Danish here.