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Name Anna Karlsdóttir

Birth date: 21.11. 1968
Adresse: Grænahlíð 17. 105 Reykjavik
Telephone: +354 5880142
Mobile phone: +354 8995957
email adresse: annakar@hi.is
Family relations: Engaged with co-hab, 2 sons ( Born 1991,1999)
Website: http://uni.hi.is/annakar/
Language skills: Danish (excellent), Norwegian (excellent) Swedish (fair), English (Excellent), French (modest), Spanish (modest).

Summary
I have worked as a researcher and supervisor in Denmark, Iceland and Canada and have therefore extensive experience from academic administration, research and tutoring at university level.
I have gained experience in international knowledge networks and project teams. I Publish in international peer-reviewed litterature as well as other channels I feel are relevant and worthwile. I am experienced in leading projects, conferences, meeting and research teams. My language skills are excellent, I am result oriented and have excellent language skills, planning skills as well as social skills.

Education
1998-2010 PhD Candidate. Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial change. Roskilde University, Denmark
1993-1996 Cand.Sc.Soc, Geography, Roskilde University
1991-1993 Offentlig forvaltning/Public Administration. Roskilde University
1989-1991 Samfundsvidenskabelig basis uddannelse, Roskilde University.
1984-1988 Student exam from Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð, Reykjavík.

Carriere
2010- Chair of the Research Centre for Geography and Tourism studies and Program Director for geography and Tourism studies.
2011- Research participant in EU FP7 funded project – ECOFISHMAN (develop a methodology for implementing an ecosystem-based sustainable fishery managment system in Europe).

2009-2011 Research participant in international research group on Urbanisation, financial crisis and the role of housing in the Arctic (responsible for Gender dimension), funded by the Arctic Co-operation programme .

2009-present Boardmember NORA (Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research) Taylor&Francis/Routledge,

2008-2009 Advisor at the establishment of EDDA center of Excellence, Center for Women and Gender Research, University of Iceland and GET (Gender Equality Training Programme) .
2008-present Alternate member of the Board of Directors, Nordic Development Fund.
2008 Guest researcher, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil – and also Roskilde University, Department of Spatial and environmental planning.
2008-present Member of the Board, Institute of International Affairs, Centre for Small state studies, University of Iceland
2005 Guest researcher during sabbatical Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
2002-present Assistant professor, Geography and Tourism studies, University of Iceland
2000-2003 Assistant professor, Icelandic Agricultural University, Hvanneyri, study program developer – Environmental Planning
1998 PhD Exchange University of Guelph
1996-2000 Research Assistant and supervisor, North Atlantic Regional Studies, Department of Geography, Roskilde University

Participation in Networks
2005 Gender and global coast network“
2007-2009 Arctic Observations Network Social Indicators Project (AON-SIP)
2008 Coastal women network.
2009 Gender and work related Mobility (Norwegian, Canadian, Icelandic, Faroese, Danish participation) expected to take part in the Woman‘s world conference i n Ottawa in 2011. In session: „On the Move and Crossing Borders – Women‘s labour mobility in a global context“.
2010 Member of NICHE, Network in Canadian History and Environment
2010 Partner in Gendering Asia network with Nordic collaborators from number of universities in the Nordic countries
I have also in different relations worked with kvindeuniversitet Nord og Kvinforsk ved Tromsø Universitet and collaborated with several other researchers from the Nordic countries.

Main publications
Karlsdóttir, Anna (2010). Nordatlantisk “Green Trail”. Nordic Atlantic Regional Association website. NORA. http://www.nora.fo.

Fay, Ginny and Karlsdóttir, Anna (2010) Developing an Arctic Tourism Observation System.
In Polar Geography. Forthcoming.

Karlsdóttir, Anna and Ingólfsdóttir.Auður.H (2010) Gendered outcome of socio-economic restructuring. A tale from a rural village in Iceland -. In Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research.Forthcoming.

Benediktsson, K and Karlsdóttir, A (2010) Thanks for all that Fish? Post-crash Iceland and regional development. In Europan Urban and Regional Studies, Eurocommentary. Forthcoming.

Karlsdóttir, A. (2009). Are living fish better than dead fillets? The power and invisibility of women in aquaculture and the Icelandic fishing economy. In Kafarowsky, Joanna(edit),Gender, Culture and Northern Fisheries (67-85). Edmonton: Canadian Circumpolar Institute. University of Alberta.

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2009). Ferðamál í Norðurslóðalöndum á tímum loftslagsbreytinga (Tourism in the Arctic in an Era of Climate Change). In Ingjaldur Hannibalsson (ritstj). Rannsóknir í félagsvísindum VIII.(Research in business and Economics). Viðskipta- og Hagfræðideild. Félagsvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands. Háskólaútgáfan. Pg.29-41.

Júlíusdóttir, Magnfríður, Anna Karlsdóttir, Karl Benediktsson et.al (2009). Litróf búskapar og byggða Fjölþættur landbúnaður á Íslandi (The spectrum of agriculture and regions. Multifunctionality in Rural Iceland – Final Report). Land-og ferðamálafræðistofa. Reykjavík: Háskóli Íslands.
Sæþórsdóttir, A.D. & Karlsdóttir, A. 2008: Marketing the ‘Natural’ in Iceland . In: Nordic Tourism: Issues and Cases. Hall, M.C., Müller, D. & Saarinen J. (eds.). p. 39-40. In: Hall, C.M., Müller, D. & Saarinen J.: Nordic Tourism. Issues and Cases.
Karlsdóttir, Anna (2008) Not Sure about the Shore! Transformation Effects of Individual Transferable Quotas on Iceland’s Fishing Economy and Communities. In Lowe and Carothers; edit (2008) Enclosing the fisheries: People, places and power. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society.
Karl Benediktsson, Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir og Anna Karlsdóttir 2008. Litróf landbúnaðarsamfélagsins. (The multifunctionality of agriculture) Í Fræðaþing Landbúnaðarins 5,2008 Reykjavík. pg.393-399.

Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir, Anna Karlsdóttir og Jórunn Íris Sindradóttir 2008. Að nálgast neytandann: Viðhorf bænda til beinnar sölu og upprunamerkinga (Reaching closer to the consumer: perceptions on direct sales and traceability in Icelandic agriculture). Í Fræðaþing Landbúnaðarins 5,2008 Bls.400-407.
Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir og Anna Karlsdóttir (2008). Islanti sai kylmää kyytiä (A rollercoaster ride for Iceland). Ulkopolitiikka Journal.Helsinki, Finland, 4. December 2008.

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2008) Alþjóðlegt ferðaflæði, Íslensk ferðamálastefna og eftirlit með ferðamönnum (Icelandic tourism planning and supervision of tourists), Ingimundarsson, V (editor.) Uppbrot hugmyndakerfis – Endurmótun íslenskrar utanríkisstefnu 1991-2007 (Ideologic turnup – the revision of Icelandi Foreign Affairs relations 1991-2007). Reykjavík: Hið Íslenska bókmenntafélag. pg.391-411.
Anna Karlsdóttir. „Hvað er sjávartengd ferðaþjónusta?“ (What is coastal and sea related tourism?). Vísindavefurinn (Science Web) 14.11.2007. http://visindavefur.is/?id=6904.
Karlsdóttir, A 2007. Að hafa heiminn í hendi sér! Skemmtiferðaskip í hnattvæðingarsamhengi (The world is in his palms! Cruise ships in a global perspective). In: Ingjaldur Hannibalsson (editor.) Rannsóknir í félagsvísindum VIII. (Research in Social Science VIII) Viðskipta- og Hagfræðideild. Félagsvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands. Háskólaútgáfan. Pg..13-25.

Víkingsdóttir, Margrét & Anna Karlsdóttir 2007. Byggðaþróun og ferðaþjónusta – Klasaaðferðin (Regional development and tourism – the cluster approach). Í: Ingjaldur Hannibalsson (editor.) Rannsóknir í félagsvísindum VIII (Research in Social Science VIII). Viðskipta- og Hagfræðideild. Félagsvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands. Háskólaútgáfan. Pg..369-375.

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2007) Kvinders deltagelse I beslutningsprocesser I fiskeopdræt og fiskeri – konsekvenser for regional udvikling. Arbejde, helse og velfærd i Vestnorden 2007. Háskólaútgáfan, bls.182-195.

Anna Karlsdóttir, Margrét Víkingsdóttir, Sigríður Heiðar og Kristjana Fjóla Guðmundsdóttir (2007). Fræðsluþörf í íslenskri ferðaþjónustu – Mat erlendra kaupenda þjónustunnar. Skýrsla unnin fyrir Útflutningsráð. /Report for the Icelandic export council, on foreign travel-agencies perceiptions of Icelandic tourism companies performance and knowledge.

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2005): “Women’s participation in Arctic Fisheries Resource Management and in Aquaculture, cases from five Arctic countries: A comparative attempt? in Frangoudes, Katja & Jose J. Pascual-Fernándes (Eds): Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture – Lessons from the Past, Current Actions and Ambitions for the Future”, Proceedings of the International Conference AKTEA. Asociación Canaria de Antropología, La Laguna.Espana.

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2006). Women and Fisheries Follow-up survey. Lindis Sloan et.al;edit Women and Natural Resource Management in the Rural North, Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group.2004-2006.

Karlsdóttir, A. and Hendriksen, K., 2005. Et komparativt studie af Islands og Grønlands position i forhold til udviklingen af krydstogtturisme i Arktis. Copenhagen:Institut for produktion og ledelse, Danmarks Tekniske universitet.

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2006). Women’s role and situation in the fishery sector in the Eastjfjords of Iceland. . Lindis Sloan et.al;edit Women and Natural Resource Management in the Rural North, Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group.2004-2006.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2005): Ferðamálafræðilegar vangaveltur um þjóðminjasafnið (Tourism related reflections on the role of the National Museum of Iceland). Saga, Tímarit sögufélagsins XLIII (Historian Journal):1 bls.181-191.

Karlsdottir, Anna (2004): “Cruise tourists in Iceland - Survey on the
economic significance of Cruise Tourism”, Cruise Iceland and University of Iceland, Tourism studies, Reykjavik, 2004, p.41

Karlsdóttir, Anna (2004) “Icelandic Culture coping with a rapidly growing tourism industry”, Contribution to Arctic Human Development Report, in the Chapter 3, Socities and Culture Change and persistance edited by Yvon Csonka and Peter Schweitzer, published in November 2004. Arctic Council.

Other professional experience:
1996 -2000
• Board member for Icelandic Cultural House/Jónshús in Copenhagen (1994 -1997)
• Working as a research assistant at the North Atlantic regional studies in Roskilde University.
• Participation in the first CASS (Circumpolar Arctic Social Science PhD Network) PhD course in South Greenland.
• Participation at the second CASS PhD course in North Shore, Quebec, Canada.
• Research assistant at North Atlantic Regional Studies, Roskilde University
• PhD exchange at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. (1998)
• Elías (my younger son) is born (1999).
• Hired by the Agricultural University Hvanneyri, Iceland, as a Professor to help build up a new educational line in environmental planning.
• Participation in the fifth CASS PhD course in Alaska, United States.
2001 -2005
• Teaching part time at the University of Iceland, at the Faculty of Science, Department of geology and geography.
• Participation in Sixth CASS Ph.D course in Iceland
• Project leader of a workgroup working towards green mapping of ecologically sound activities in Reykjavík metropolitan area (2003-present)
• Coordinating organiser and a member of the advisory Board for CAES (Circumpolar PhD Network in Arctic Environmental Studies) for the planning of a PhD course in tourism studies, offered in Iceland in 2003.
• Practical leader for Fifth Circumpolar Arctic Environmental PhD studies network PhD course Tourism in the Arctic – Environmental and Cultural perspectives, held in West Iceland, 9-23 August 2003.
• Project partcipation in Women’s participation in decision making in Arctic fisheries resource management, Sustainable development working group, Arctic Council
• Responsible for coordination and processing of survey research among Passengers on Cruise Ships in Icelandic destinations summer 2004, 2005, 2006 in collaboration with Cruise Iceland
• Project leader for the Pilot project “komparativ forundersøgelse af krydstogtturisme in Iceland and South and East Greenland.(2004-2005
• Appointed by the Ministry of fisheries to a consultative committee assessing women´s increased participation in boards in fishery and seafood companies.

Presentations and public lectures last four years
2010

Anna Karlsdóttir (2010) Society change and power in the Icelandic fishery sector. Icelandic fishery politics, with a special view on the "ITQ-debate." September 28. 0930-12:30 Restaurant Salthusid, Grindavik
Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). What‘s the difference between fish and Tourists? What‘s the catch? The 19th Nordic Symposium in Tourism and Hospitality Research. Akureyri 22nd-24th September 2010.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Iceland in the wake of a crisis: Renaissance of smaller local initiatives and creative tourism infrastructure. Conference: Journeys of Expression VIII: Celebrating through times of crisis: Prospects and Potential for Tourism, Festivals and Cultural Events. Held Copenhagen Business School. 11 and 12th September 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Køn og erhvervsrelateret flexibilitet vs. Pendling i det rurale Island. Fagpolitisk ligestillingsseminar på Hotel Icefjord, Ilulissat. 2.September.2010
Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Innleiðing sjálfbærni viðmiða í námskeiðsáætlanir (Implementing sustainability in University curriculum). Kynning á siðfræði (Education in Ethics). Verk- og Náttúruvísindasvið (School of Engineering and Natural Sciences). Háskóli Íslands (University of Iceland). Reykjavik, 23.August.2010.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Icelandic Fisheries. Time and a Place conference – environmental histories, environmental futures and Prince Edward Island. June 13-18 2010. Hosted by the Institute of Island Studies at UPEI.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Fyrirtækjaræði og lögleysur félagslegrar ábyrgðar í samtímanum.(Corporatocracy and lack of social responsibilities in contemporary times). Lecture for ATTAC-Iceland. Reykjavik Academy lecture hall. 13.May.2010
Anna Karlsdóttir and Auður H Ingólfsdóttir (2010). Vinnutengdur hreyfanleiki fólks í sjávarbyggðum (Work related mobilities in fishery villages). Ráðstefna í þjóðfélagsfræðum (Social Science summit), Háskólinn Bifröst. 7-8 may.2010

Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Vistvæn ferðamennska sem kostur í stóriðjuumhverfi – Ferðasaga frá Norðvestur Rússlandi (Eco tourism in an heavy industry environment? – Journey in North West Russia). Flókadagur. Rannsóknardagur í landfræði og ferðamálafræði (Research day in geography and Tourism studies), Háskólatorg (University square) 16.april.2010

Anna Karlsdóttir (2010). Empty houses and broken dreams. The V International Scientific Practical Conference „ The North and The Arctic in a New World Development Paradigm. Luzin Readings 2010.“ Apatity 8-10.April 2010
2009
Anna Karlsdóttir, Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir and Inga Elísabet Vésteinsdóttir (2009). Nýsköpun og fjölþætting tekjustofna á býlum (Innovation and multifunctionality in Agriculture). Fræðaþing landbúnaðarins (Agricultural research forum), Reykjavík 12.-13. febrúar.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Framfarasýn í sjávarútvegi: Konur og blikkbeljur á Austurlandi (Womens future visions and tin-cows in East Iceland). Rannsóknaþing Austurlands (East Iceland Research Forum) Skriðuklaustri, 14.febrúar.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Áhrif sveitarfélaga á atvinnuþróunarmál í Evrópusambandinu – reynsla danskra sveitarfélaga (Municipalities and regional authorities in EU – Danish regional authorities experience). Framtíð Íslands í samfélagi þjóðanna (Iceland among nations – seminars of the institute of International Affairs). Fundarröð Alþjóðamálastofnunar Háskóla Íslands. Stofa 104 Háskólatorgi, 12.mars. 2009.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Når uvisheden dominerer – regionale omvæltninger i kølvandet på finans-kollaps. NORDREGIO, styremøde, Nordens Hus.8.maj 2009.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Draumurinn um hið háa norður. Skemmtiferðaskip, rómantík og heimskautasvæðin (The Dream of the High North – Cruise ships, romanticism and the Circumpolar North. Keynote lecture) Ráðstefna um íslenska þjóðfélagsfræði (Social Science Summit). Háskólanum á Akureyri, 8. og 9. maí.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Not sure about the shore! Occupational landscape of Coastal communities in the telescope. Coastal Zone Management adn Marine Spatial Planning Symposium. Ísafjörður, Unversity centre of the Westfjords.3.september.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Starfsemi og nýsköpun. Málþing um stöðu og framtíð landbúnaðar og byggðar í sveitum (Innovation in Icelandic Agriculture – Closing Seminar on the status and future of agriculture and regional development in Iceland). Dagsmálþing í Norræna húsinu, Reykjavík, 14. september þar sem kynntar voru og ræddar niðurstöður rannsóknarverkefnisins Litróf landbúnaðarins.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). Kön og ligestilling. Challenged by Demography, om Nordatlantens demografiske udfordringer. Alta, Noregi, 20-21.október.

Anna Karlsdóttir (2009). The tourism is heavily dependent on...? 18th Nordic Symposium in Tourism and Hospitality Research. Esbjerg, 22-25.oktober.
2008
Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir, Anna Karlsdóttir og Jórunn Íris Sindradóttir 2008. Að nálgast neytandann: Viðhorf bænda til beinnar sölu og upprunamerkinga (Reaching closer to the consumer: farmers perception on direct sales). Í Fræðaþing Landbúnaðarins (Agricultural research forum) 5,2008. Meeting room Hotel Saga 8.February. Anna Karlsdóttir
Anna Karlsdóttir (2008). Opening remarks with Philip Long á on the conference Journeys of Expression VII. Celebrating the Edges of the World: Tourism and Festivals of the Coast and Sea. – Nordic House
Anna Karlsdóttir (2008) From the time projector through the Cruise lens: What has changed in Icelandic ports in a century? Journeys of Expression VII: Celebrating the Edges of the World: Tourism and Festivals of the Coast and Sea. Reykjavík, Iceland, 1.marts 2008.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2008) Killer whales, Ice cap and Oil platforms. The wealth of wonderment for Cruise passengers in the North. The Calotte Academy 2008. Inari, Finland/Kirkenes, Norway/Murmansk, Russia. May 22-26, 2008.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2008). Orcas, Ice cap and oil platforms. The wealth of wonderment for cruise passengers in the North. Human Dimensions in the Circumpolar Arctic. Umeå 9.October.2008. On labor relations in fishery processing, women and communities in Iceland. Kyst og fisk Workshop. Roskilde, November 11th-12th 2008.
2007
Anna Karlsdóttir (2007) Work related change and gender, Fræðsluerindi á vegum TAK, tengslanets austfirskra kvenna (public lecture for the Eastfjord women network). Café Sumarlínu. Fáskrúðsfirði. 21.janúar 2007.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2007) Rabbabaraterturnar eru búnar! Vangaveltur um breytta ferðamannaflóur á skemmtiferðaskipum (The Rhubarb pies are gone. Reflections on varieties of cruise passengers). Ráðstefna um íslenska þjóðfélagsfræði (Icelandic Social Science summit). Háskólanum á Akureyri, 28.april 2007.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2007) Globalisation and restructuring in Icelandic fisheries. 2nd Nordic Geographers’ Meeting – Meeting the Waves of Globalisation, Local, Regional and Environmental Response. Bergen Norway, 16.june 2007.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2007) The Rhubarb Pies are Sold Out. Reflections on Changing Tourist segment on a Changed Cruise-Industrial Scene. Things that Move: The Material World of Tourism and Travel. Leeds, United Kingdom. 22.july 2007.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2007) .Konur og auðlindanýting ( Women and natural resource development). Krossgötur kynjarannsókna (Crossroads in Gender Research Seminar). Ráðstefna um stöðu og leiðir kvenna- og kynjafræði. Aðalbygging Háskóla Íslands. Háskóli Íslands. 10.November 2007.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2007) Að hafa heiminn í hendi sér! Skemmtiferðaskip í hnattvæðingarsamhengi (The world in his palm! Cruise ships in a globalisation perspective). Þjóðarspegillinn. Rannsóknir í félagsvísindum VIII (Research in Social Science VIII UoI). Háskólatorg Háskóla Íslands. 7.desember 2007.
2006
Anna Karlsdóttir (2006) Tvístígandi konur á tímum atvinnuháttabreytinga á Austurlandi (Uncertain women during times of occupation change in East fjords of Iceland). Reykjavíkur Akademía (Reykjavik Academy)– 10.október 2006. Anna Karlsdóttir
Anna Karlsdóttir (2006) Þöglar raddir kvenna (Women‘s silent voices)– Erindi á vegum Rannsóknarstofu í Kvenna- og kynjafræðum (Public lecture related to Centre for women and gender Research UoI, Nordic House, Háskóli Íslands – 2.nóvember 2006. Anna Karlsdóttir
Anna Karlsdóttir (2006) Session: International Community Impacts of Fisheries Privatization. American Anthropological Association (AAA) 2006 Annual Meeting 15-19 November 2006, USA. Anna Karlsdóttir.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2006). Skemmtiskip á Norðurslóð og upplifun farþega af Íslandi (Cruise ships in the Arctic and the experience of passengers). Vorráðstefna Félags Landfræðinga (Icelandic Geographers spring summit) 2006. 8. June, Grand Hotel, Reykjavík.
Anna Karlsdóttir (2006): Ó Reykjavík – Ó Reykjavík – Turisme udvikling i Island. Markedssegmentering eller konsekvens af strukturelle erhvervsforandringer. Lecture for danish university students fra Aalborg University: Kulturens og Naturens ressourcer, 24.May, 2006. http://www.plan.aau.dk/~peter/iceland_fieldtrip.htm
Anna Karlsdóttir and Magnús Jensson (2006). Tópía N1 Borg. Landfræði Seltjarnarness og hentugleiki þess fyrir borg (Topia N1 City – The geography of Seltjarnarnes and its suitability for city construction). Verkefni unnið veturinn 2005-2006 fyrir Vísindalist. Samstarfsverkefni Háskóla Íslands og Klink og Bank, kynnt við opnun alþjóðlegrar ráðstefnu og sýningar. Sensi/able places – Space, Art and the Environment. Hátíðarsal Háskóla Íslands, 1.June 2006.

Reykjavík, October 2010.