Head of the Danish Research Team
Per Mouritsen, Ph.d. (EUI) is Professor of Political Theory and Citizenship Studies in the Political Science Department, Aarhus University where he was previously director of the Centre for Journalism Studies. He participated in or directed many Danish and European research projects within political theory, migration studies and journalism, including the 6th Framework program EMILIE. He currently works on a book on citizenship and a small comparative project on the civic integrationist turn in North-Western Europe.
Recent publications include:
- Mouritsen, P. “What's the Civil in Civil Society? Robert Putnam, Italy and the Republican Tradition", Political Studies ", 51: 4, 2003.
- Mouritsen, P. "The Particular Universalism of a Nordic Civic Nation. Common values, state religion and Islam in Danish Political culture", in T. Modood, A. Triandafyllidou and R. Zapata-Barrero (eds.) Multiculturalism, Muslims and Citizenship, London: Routledge, 2006.
- Jorgensen, K.E. and Mouritsen, P. (eds) Constituting Communities: Political Solutions to Cultural Conflict, London: Palgrave, 2008.
- Meer, N. and Mouritsen, P. "The Cartoons in Danish and British Press: A comparative political culture perspective”, Ethnicities, vol. 9, no. 3, 2009.