Dennis Holm
social scientist, leave of absence
The Research Center for Social Development
Telephone +298 352500
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Research interests
  • - Local and regional development
  • - Coping with crises in the periphery 
  • - Municipalities, municipal organization, -planning, -amalgamation
  • - Faroese fisheries, development and administration 
  • - Quantitative surveys
Latest publications

Project on Faroese labour and companies labour policy regarding education.

Description of teaching
  • 2012 (spring semester): Lectures at the University of the Faroe Island: Arranging and giving courses and heading the examination in metodology / social resarch methods (with Karin Jóhanna L. Knudsen). The course is part of the Bachelor degree in Social Sciences at the Department of History and Social Science.
  • 2011 (spring semester): Lectures at the University of the Faroes: Giving course in municipal development in the Faroes as part of a course on Faroese politics and planning, headed by Jógvan Mørkøre. The course is part of the Bachelor degree in Social Sciences at the Department of History and Social Science.
  • 2007-2008 (autumn semester): Lectures at the University of the Faroes: Arranging and giving courses and heading the examination on Regional Development at the University of the Faroe Islands. The course is part of the Bachelor education in Social Sciences at the Department of History and Social Science.
  • 2004-2005 (autumn semester): Lectures at the University of the Faroes: Arranging and giving courses and heading the examination on Regional Development at the University of the Faroe Islands (with Bjarni Mortensen). The course is part of the Bachelor education in Social Sciences at the Department of History and Social Science.
  • 2001 (autumn semester):ef   Lecture: Giving lectures on the subject “regional development” at the University of the Faroe Islands. The course is part of the Bachelor degree in Social Sciences at the Department of History and Social Science.
Projects
  • Projects on Faroese fisheries and fisheries in the Nordic conutries.
  • Project on Backmovers.
  • NPP-project: Rural Youth and Entrepreneurship.
Overview
  • Holm, Dennis og Ol, senHertha, juni 2015,  "Fiskastovnar, náttúruviðurskifti, æti, fiskidagar og fiskimenn - Samrøðukanning millum føroyskar fiskimenn", Fiskidaganevndin 2015
  • Pétursdóttir, Elfa Hlín; Halldórsdóttir, Tinna Kristbjörg: Rømer, Lene, Holm; Dennis; Hansen, Marianne, 2015, "HOME IS WHERE THE ISLAND HEART BEATS - Out-migrants contribution to their former homes through cultural events, Research report, Austurbrú 2015
  • Dennis Holm og Hertha Olsen, 2014: "Tað sær frægari út hjá toski, hýsu og upsa. Samrøðukanning millum føroyskar fiskimenn 2014". Fiskidaganevndin 2014.
  • "Fra tanke til handling - forandringer i nordatlantiske samfund", 2013. Frágreiðing í smb. við NORA verkæltanina: Communties for Change.
  • Dennis Holm og Hertha Olsen, 2013: "Fiskastovnar, náttúruviðurskifti og fiskidagar 2013 - Samrøðukanning millum føroyskar fiskimenn". Fiskidaganevndin 2013.
  • Dennis Holm, Martha H. Mýri og Jógvan Mørkøe, 2013: "Fiskerisektorens udfordringer i en integreret havforvaltning". Frágreiðing umbiðin av Nordisk Ministerråd.
  • Kaj Vestergaard-Poulsen og Karen Vestergaard-Poulsen (red.), 2012: "Lærings- og inspirationsnetværk for aktive ’ildsjæle’ i 4 nordiske lokalsamfund i udkantsområder". Nordisk Ministerråd, Nordplus, 2012.
  • Dennis Holm og Hertha Olsen, 2012: "Fiskastovnar, æti og fiskidagar 2012 - Samrøðukanning millum føroyskar fiskimenn og -kvinnur". Fiskidaganevndin 2012.
  • Dennis Holm, Bjarta Vilhelm og Ingvør Justinussen, 2012: "BMI hjá børnum í 1. og 7. flokki í Føroyum", Arbeiðsrit 30/2012 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2012: "Førleikamenning og arbeiðsmegi - tørvurin hjá føroyskum fyritøkum", Arbeiðsrit 29/2012 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2012: "Siglandi fólkið stóran týdning fyri okkara samfelag", í Mið & Magn 12 - 2012.
  • Helen Glenn, Diana Tingley, Sonia Sánchez Maroño, Dennis Holm, Laurence Kell, Gurpreet Padda, Ingi Runar Edvardsson, Johann Asmundsson, Alexis Conides, Kostas Kapiris, Mintewab Bezabih, Premachandra Wattage og Sakari Kuikka, 2012: Trust in the fisheries scientific community, Marine Policy, Vol. 36, Nr. 1, 2012.
  • Dennis Holm, 2011: "Nógv at læra úr Norra – ferðafrásøgn frá vitjan við Gloppenfjørðin", Arbeiðsrit 28/2011 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2011: "Løgtingsvalið 2011: Útjaðarin mótvegis miðstaðarøkinum", í Stefan í Skorini og Høgni Reistrup: "Valið og Valdið - ein tvørskurður av løgtingsvalinum 2011", Sprotin 2011.
  • Dennis Holm, 2011: Veljarakanningar og fakliga trúvirði, grein í bløðunum.
  • Eilif Gaard, Dennis Holm, Hans Jákup Joensen, Jákup Reinert, Petur Steingrund, Jens Helgi Toftum, 2011: Upprit um Umsitingarætlan fyri toska-, hýsu- og upsastovnarnar í føroyskum sjógvi..
  • Dennis Holm, Søren L. Bruhn, Jórun Petersen, Ole V. Laursen, Gudfinn Olsen, Olaus Jespersen, 2011: Álit um Gagnnýtslu av Skúladeplinum í Suðuroy.
  • Per Åke Nilsson, Sigurður Arnason, Guðrun Helgadóttir, Dennis Holm, 2011: "BACK MOVERS AND IN MOVERS, A study of back migration flows into small societies over time".
  • Dennis Holm og Hertha Olsen, 2011: "Fiskastovnar, æti og fiskidagar - Samrøðukanning millum føroyskar fiskimenn og -kvinnur". Fiskidaganevndin 2011.
  • Ingi Runar Edvardsson, Diana Tingley, Alexis J. Conides, Ben Drakeford, Dennis Holm, 2011: Fishermen's risk perception in four European countries, Maritime Studies, MAST, vol. 10, No. 1; 2011.
  • Ingi Runar Edvardsson, Diana Tingley, Johann Asmundsson, Alexis J. Conides, Ben Drakeford, Dennis Holm, 2011: Fisheries Management Systems and Risk Perception amongst Fishermen in Iceland, Faroe Islands, and UK, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 1 No. 4; April 2011.
  • Dennis Holm, Klaus Rasmussen, Jóanna Djurhuus, Heri Joensen og Terji Petersen, 2011: Tilfeingisgjøld á fiskivinnuna. Arbeiðsskjal fyri Fiskimálaráðið, 2011.
  • Martin Næs, Jørgen Meitilberg, Kristianna Sjóvará, Terji á Lakjuni og Dennis Holm, 2010: Føroysk fjarlestrarskipan - Ein lýsing. Arbeiðsskjal fyri Mentamálaráðið, 2010.
  • Diana Tingley, Jóhann Ásmundsson, Edward Borodzicz, Alexis Conides, Ben Drakeford, Ingi Rúnar Eðvarðsson, Dennis Holm, Kostas Kapiris, Sakari Kuikka, Bogi Mortensen, 2010: Risk identification and perception in the fisheries sector: Comparisons between the Faroes, Greece, Iceland and UK; Marine Policy, Vol. 34, Nr. 6, 2010.
  • Dennis Holm, 2010: Tørvskanning: Flutningur av skúlabørnum í Eysturkommunu; Arbeiðsrit 25/2010 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2009: Hvar endaðu tey øll? - Kanning millum miðnámsskúlanæmingar í Suðuroynni 1976-2006; Arbeiðsrit 24/2009 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2009: Hvar eru tey, og hvussu eru tey nøgd? - Kanning millum lesandi á Fróðskaparsetri Føroya árini 1999-2009; Arbeiðsrit 23/2009 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Magni Laksáfoss and Dennis Holm, 2009: Føroysk sjófólk, sum sigla í øðrum londum; Arbeiðsrit 22/2009 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Jógvan Mørkøre, 2009: Eftirmeting av dagstovnaøkinum; Notat umbiðið av Kommunalu Umskipanarnevndini.
  • Dennis Holm and Jógvan Mørkøre, 2009: Eftirmetingarleistur; Notat umbiðið av Kommunalu Umskipanarnevndini.
  • Dennis Holm, 2009: Bygnaðarligu trupulleikarnir størsta avbjóðingin; Arbeiðsrit 20/2009 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2009: Holm, Eldrabýlingar!. Kronikkur í Dimmalætting 5. august 2009.
  • Dennis Holm and Jógvan Mørkøre, 2008: Tilgongd til kommunusamanlegging í Suðuroy; Arbeiðsrit 19/2008 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Bogi Mortensen, 2008: Nøgdir og nýbrot – føroysk fiskivinnumenning í fimmti ár; Bókaútgáva (Book). Tórshavn: Sprotin.
  • Dennis Holm, 2007: Demografisk lýsing av Suðuroy 2007; Arbeiðsrit 15/2007 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2007: A Bottom-up Solution to Municipal Amalgamation in the Faroes; Føroyskt Lógarrit. Vol. 6, No. 3., Mai 2007.
  • Dennis Holm and Bogi Mortensen, 2007: Vinnulívið í Suðuroynni í 2006; Arbeiðsrit 14/2007(Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Bogi Mortensen, 2007: Fólk og vinna í Sandoyar Sýslu 2006; Arbeiðsrit 13/2007 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Bogi Mortensen, 2006: Arbeiðsmegin á føroysku flaka- og fiskavirkjunum í framtíðini; Arbeiðsrit 11/2006 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Bogi Mortensen and Dennis Holm, 2006: Hækkandi oljuprísir, djúpvatnstrolarar og møguligar avleiðingar fyri Suðuroynna; Arbeiðsrit 10/2006 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning. 
  • Dennis Holm and Bjarni Mortensen, 2005: Uppgerð av løgtingsvalinum - Dagførd útgáva 2005, grundað á løgtingsvalið 2004; Námsrit 5/2005 (Educational Paper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Bjarni Mortensen, 2004: What is the Right Size for Effective Local Government? in Byron, Hansen and Jenkins (ed.) 2004: Regional Development on the North Atlantic Margin. Hants (UK): Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Dennis Holm, 2004: Fjarferðing í Føroyum; Arbeiðsrit 8/2004 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Bjarni Mortensen, 2004: Kommunusamanlegging - hvat siga suðringar?; Arbeiðsrit 7/2004 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2003: Kanning av viðurskiftunum hjá apopleksiraktum í Føroyum; Arbeiðsrit 6/2003 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2003: Ynski og tørvur á eldraøkinum í Vágum; Arbeiðsrit 5/2003 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm, 2003: Fullveldislandsstýrið 1998-2002; Námsrit 3/2003 (Educational paper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Olga Biskupstø, Dennis Holm and Gestur Hovgaard, 2002: Tørvurin á kollegie í Klaksvík - Hvat halda tey ungu?; Arbeiðsrit 3/2002 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning.
  • Dennis Holm and Bjarni Mortensen, 2002: Uppgerð av løgtingsvalinum; Námsrit 1/2002 (Educational paper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning. 
  • Dennis Holm and Bjarni Mortensen, 2002: Kommunalt samstarv - ein onnur loysn enn kommunusamanlegging?; Arbeiðsrit 1/2002 (Workingpaper). Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning. 
  • Richard Apostle, Dennis Holm, Gestur Hovgaard, Ólavur W. Høgnesen and Bjarni Mortensen, 2002: The Restructuring of the Faroese Economy: The Significance of the Inner Periphery. Bókaútgáva (Book). Copenhagen: Samfundslitteratur.
Personal data
  • Dennis Holm
  • 02.05.1972
Education
  • Master of Social Science
Positions
  • Director of the Research Center for Social Development
Talks
  • 2012 Presentation "Suðuroy – fra dynamo i den færøske økonomi til en region/ø med strukturelle problemer" for NUAS (det Nordiska Universitets-Administratørs-samarbetet) - 10. mai 2012.
  • 2012 Presentation "Local development a matter of participation" at the 10 year anniversary of Útoyggjafelagið (the outer island\'s association) - 27. apríl 2012.
  • 2012 Presentation about municipal amalgamation at a public debate in Porkeri - 17. apríl 2012.
  • 2011 Live radio debate. Participating in a public debate in the Faroese public radio, Kringvarp Føroya, about the challenges for the periphery in the Faroese, mainly for the island of Suðuroy.
  • 2010 Presentation: Presentation for the Left Socialist Green group in the Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • 2010 Presentation: Presentation about Faroese fisheries at a public meeting in Vágur.
  • 2010 Presentation: Giving presentation for representatives from Parnu County Council, Estonia, about Faroese regional development policies.
Administrative responsibilities
  • 2005- Director of the Research Center for Social Development
  • 2010- Chairman of Fiskidaganevndin, the Fishing days committee, the board giving advice to the Minster of Fisheries regarding numbers of fishing days.
  • 2011 Chair of the workgroup making a report on “resource taxes within the fisheries”
  • 2011 Member of workgroup making proposal for a Management Plan for Faroese fisheries, delivering a report to the Ministry of Fisheries.
  • 2011 Chair  of the workgroup “A wider range of educations at the Skúladepilin í Suðuroy”
  • 2007-2010 Chairman of the board making examination paper in social science for upper secondary schools in the Faroes (member of the board since 2006)
Resarch grants
  • 2012: Grant from the Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) to the project RYE, Rural Youth Entrepreneurship. Project in cooperation with partners from Northern Ireland, Finnland and Greenland.
    Faroese projectleader: Olga Biskopstø.
  • 2010-2011: Grant from NORA to the projected “Backmovers”. Projectleader Per Åke Nilsson.
  • 2010-2011: Grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers to the project “Integrated Maritime Policy”. Projectleader Jógvan Mørkøre.
  • 2009-2011: Grant from the Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) to the project RRR, Retail in Rural Regions. Project in cooperation with partners in Iceland, Finnland, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.
    Faroese projectleader: Olga Biskopstø.