Ragnheiður Bogadóttir
Ph.D., Assistent Professor in Social Science
Faculty of History and Social Sciences
Telephone +298 292579
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Present projects
  • BuSK Building Shared Knowledge. Funded by the Northern Periphery and Arctic 2014-2020 Programme Project (see

  • Bogadóttir, R. and Olsen, E. S. 2017. ”Making degrowth locally meaningful: the case of the Faroese grindadráp.” Journal of Political Ecology 24: 504-518.

  • Bogadóttir, R. 2016. Time-space Appropriation in the Inka Empire: A Study of Imperial Metabolism. Doctoral Dissertation. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 15. Media-tryck, Lund University, Lund.

  • Hornborg, A., Eriksen, L. and Bogadóttir, R. 2014. “Correlating Landesque Capital and Ethnopolitical Integration in Pre-Columbian South America.” In (eds.) Håkansson, T. and Widgren, M Landesque Capital: The Historical Ecology of Enduring Landscape Modifications. Left Coast Press: Walnut Creek, CA.

  • Bogadóttir, R. 2012. “Fleece: Imperial Metabolism in the pre-Columbian Andes.” In (eds.) Hornborg, A. Clark, B. and Hermele, K. Ecology and Power: Struggles Over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present and Future. Routledge Series of Ecological Economics. Routledge. Pp. 83-96.

  • Bogadóttir, R. 2012. “Fish Ball Soup.” In (eds.) Baldacchino, A., and Baldacchino G. A Taste of Islands: 60 Recipes and Stories from our World of Islands. Prince Edward Island: Island Studies Press. Pp 14-17.

  • 2016 PhD Human Ecology, Lund University, Sweden.

  • 2008 MA Human Ecology: Environment, Culture and Development, Lund University, Sweden

  • 2006 BA Social Anthropology, Lund University, Sweden

  • 2017 Assistant Professor at the University of the Faroe Islands

  • Invited participant and speaker at workshop on Degrowth, buen vivir and other paths toward human-environment well-being and Annual Conference of the Univeristy of Florida Center for Latin American Studies. Gainesville, Florida, US, 7th–10th April 2018

  • Analyzing Time-Space Appropriation: An Archaeological Approach to Political Ecology. Invited speaker at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 12th April 2017.

  • The Political Ecology of Large Scale Industrial Projects: implications for human health and well-being in Greenland. Paper presentation at the PhD Summer School on “Health, Society and Environment in Relation to Large-Scale Industrial Projects”

  • Nuuk, Greenland, 5th-9th September 2013

  • Discourse, Environmental Policy, and Perceptions of the Environment: a Case from the Faroes. Paper presentation at the NIES Research Symposium VI: Environmental Policy-making in a Dynamic World, Hornafjörður and Reykjavík, Iceland, May 15th – 19th 2012

  • Imperialism and Agricultural Intensification in the Andes, Presentation with Alf Hornborg at First World Congress on Environmental History, Copenhagen, August 2009