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Name Annette Kirsten Michelsen Dornonville de la Cour
Telephone (+45) 39 65 03 17, mobile (+45) 20 65 84 10
Assistant professor, ph.d. at the University of Southern Denmark, Centre of Rural Research and Cultural Sociology, Department of Business and Environment, Campus Esbjerg
Date of Birth5th of June, 1960
Civil Status Married, 3 children
Education Ph.d. Department of Nutrition and Physical Education, University of Copenhagen 2011
Mag. Art Cultural Sociology, University of Copenhagen, 1994
Subsidiary subject of Sports, University of Copenhagen, 1986
Subsidiary subject of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, 1984
Ph.D.-course: Evaluation as a Social and Political Practice, 2009. University of Southern Denmark
Ph.D.-course: Qualitative Method, 2009. University Centre of Roskilde
Ph.D.-course: Modern Sociological Theory, 2007. Copenhagen Business School
Ph.D.-course: Political Theory, 2007. Copenhagen Business School
Ph.D.-course: Quantitative Data Inquiry SPSS, 2006. Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Course in Applied Education, 2005. University College of Social Work, Copenhagen
Course in the Educational Method Problem Based Learning, 2002. University College of Social Work, Copenhagen
Tropical Medicine Course, 1998. University of Copenhagen
One year course in journalism, Nordiska Folkhögskolan, Kungälv, Sweden, 1982
September 2012Participation and presentation at the annual conference of the EASM, European Association of Sport Management,
Istanbul, Turkey. “Landsstævne 2013 – a Sport Festival reclaiming Legacy” Participating as an invited participant to workshop regarding article for special issue of European Sport Management Quarterly 2015
August 2013Participation and presentation at the annual conference of the EAS, European Association of Sociology, Torino, Italy “Ethnic minority youth and the Access to Participation in Organised Sport: Playground, a Danish Case”
May 2013Participation and presentation at the annual conference of the EASS, European Association of Sport Sociology, Cordoba Spain: “Targeting disadvantaged groups through organized sport”
January 2013Invited speaker at the conference for the Organization of Disabled Sport in Denmark (DHIF) ”Handicapidrætten i en velfærdsdiskussion”
November 2012Facilitator and presenter at a workshop in the Frilligcenter Gentofte for local community-projects working with volunteers and health in 12 communities in Denmark. Title: “Volunteering – recruiting and retention of volunteers in disadvantaged areas in Denmark”
June 2012Participation and presentation at the annual conference of the SRE, Sport, Race and Ethnicity, Belfast Northern Ireland. “Civil society, sport for all and welfare policy – a case study of ethnic integration through sports in Denmark”
June 2012Participation and presentation at the annual EASS, European Association of Sport Sociology, Bern, Switzerland. “Welfare policy through sports-for-all-clubs”.
May 2012Invited speaker at the annual meeting in Vejle of the WMCA (KFUM): “Rod (en) i organisationen: Et blik på det at udvikle en bæredygtig organisation” English title: The roots of the organisation: a perspective on how to develop a sustainable organisation”.
April 2012Presentation for the Center for Volunteering, Gentofte (Gentofte Frivilligcenter): “Er vi enige om, hvad frivillighed er?” “Regarding the term voluntariness, do we talk about the same?
March 2012Presentation for the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Organisations, Copenhagen (DGI København): “How to cooperate across social orders”.
November 2011Presenting as invited speaker at the Danish Council for Youth-symposium, (DUF) titled: “Policy, volunteers and social entrepreneurship”.
February 2011Presenting at the Danish Sporting Federation (DIF)-congress, Idrættens Hus Brøndby: “The Development of Tools in the Cooperation between Sports Organisations and Welfare Professionals”
February 2011Presenting as invited speaker at the conference “Enhancement of the
Cooperation between Volunteer Based Organisations and Health Professionals” for the Municipality of Odense.
November 2010Invited presenter before the Scientific Advisory Board, Faculty of Science,
Department of Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen.
“Evaluation of sports projects for disadvantaged, overweight children”
Invited speaker and facilitator at the “You Need Exercise”- Conference. “How to reach Target Groups”. Eu-financed project for the Enhancement of physical Activity in the EU. Conference for the Cities of Sport, Stuttgart, Germany.
September 2010 Invited speaker at the conference for the Network between Volunteer based Sports Associations and the Municipality of Copenhagen. “Socialt
entreprenørskab – frivillig i velfærdsstaten”
December 2009Ressource person in the workshop process for the development of indicators for the “physically active” school. Ugebrevet Mandag Morgen
November2009Presentation at the Careif Conference, London: “Migrant Children and the Social Integration through Sports Associations”.
September 2009Speaker at the conference “Integrationsdøgnet”. “Idræt, Integration og
Netværk” (“Sport Integration and Networks”) invited personally by the Minister of Refugees, Migrants and Integration, Birthe Rønn Hornbech.
May 2009Mainspeaker at the Conference of Get2sport organised by the Danish Federal Sporting Association: “Sports Projects for Ethnic Children”, Danish Federationof Sports, Ministry of Culture.
May 2009Presentation for the network Ethnicity-Health-Migration.
“Sports projects for ethnic children”. Institute of Health, University of Copenhagen.
May 2009Presentation at the Danish Nutrition Society´s Summer Seminar: “Does It Work and in Case Why?”
December 2008 Presentation at the Conference of Sport, Race and Ethnicity, SRE. “If yes,
Why does it work? Sport Projects for ethnic Minority Children in Denmark”, Sydney, Australia. School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway Campus. Australia.
November 2008“3rd Sector as Moral Agent” Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, 9th Biannual ANZTSR Conference (Australia New Zealand Third Sector Research).
November 2008Colloquium: “If Yes, Why does it Work? Sports Projects for over weight Children in Denmark”, University of Technology Sydney – Kuring-gai Campus. School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism. Australia
July 2008“Why does it Work?” World Congress of Sociology of Sport ISSA, University of Kyoto, Japan
January 2008”Sports Projects for Overweight Children” Seminar: Sport, physical Activity and Welfare. The Danish Sports Researcher’s Seminar and the Ministry of Culture, Denmark (Kulturministeriets Idrætsforskningsseminar:”Idræt, fysisk aktivitet og velfærd”).
Development Processes and Participant Democracy
Partnership and Network Governance
Welfare, organizations and politics
Ethnic minorities and health
Ethnic minorities and social inclusion
Disadvantaged families, children and social problems
Socially marginalised families and health
Intercultural analysis and communication
Health, sports and life quality
Gender (norms, roles, conflicts)
Evaluation (process evaluation etc.)
Planning and implementation of socio-cultural studies and user studies
Planning and implementation of socio-cultural studies and user studies
Teaching, planning and presentation skills.
April 2012Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Centre of Rural Research
Aug. 2011 – Mar 2012Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Centre of Rural Research, Department of Business and Environment
August 2010- July 2011 Assistant professor at the University College Metropol, department of Social Work, Copenhagen
April 2011 - July 2011Studielektor at the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences. University of Copenhagen. Research group: Human and Social Sciences: Sport, Politics and Welfare
May 2011 - June 2014 Evaluator of Project “Seniorer i bevægelse” for DGI Storkøbenhavn
Jan. 2010 - Feb. 2010Research Assistant at the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences. University of Copenhagen. Research group: Human and Social Sciences: Sport, Politics and Welfare.
Oct. 2010 - Jan.2011 Evaluator of Project Sporttrack for DGI Østjylland, Idrætssamvirket Aarhus, Det boligsociale Råd and the Municipality of Aarhus
May 2010 - Sept. 2012 Evaluator of Project Playground for DGI Østjylland and DGI (ongoing)Storkøbenhavn
December2009Evaluator “Does it Work and in Case Why?” Report on evaluation of Sports projects for Disadvantaged Children. Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Internal and Social Affairs.
October 2008Evaluator of a SSB-project: Idrættens Motorvej (Highway of Sports): An organizational collaboration between a volunteer-based sports association and a private primary school.
July 2008- Feb. 2009 Ph.D.-candidate at the School of Management and School of Leisure Sport and Tourism, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
October 2006Ph.D.-candidate at the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences. University of Copenhagen. Research group: Human and Social Sciences: Sport, Politics and Welfare.
May 2005 - Oct. 2006Assistant professor at the University College Metropol, Department of Social Work, Copenhagen - Currently on leave
Aug. 2001 - May 2005Teacher at the University College Metropol, Department of Social Work, Copenhagen
Aug. 2000 - April 2003Physical Education teacher at the sports association SAGA
July 1999 - Aug. 2000Maternity leave
Oct. 1998 - June 1999Project coordinator on a study of the knowledge of waterborne diseases among the population of northern Benin for the Beninese NGO "Femmes, Action, Progrès".
The work consisted of working out questionnaires and interview guides, training of the research staff, presentation of the results and working out a report in French in cooperation with a Beninese sociologist. The work was done in relation with a Danida-financed water and health project in Northern Benin.
Aug. 1996 - Sept. 2000Teacher at the University College Gentofte Seminariet in sociology, health and communication, organisation and management. The job involved supervision of master students and supervision of student employees.
April - May 1995Teacher of Sociology at Hillerød Nursing School. Field: Sociology of health.
June 1995 - Mar. 1996Stay in Guinea Conakry in West Africa in relation with my husband’s job as advisor on a water project financed by the European Union.
Sept. 1994 - June 1995Maternity leave
Jan. - Oct. 1993Project employee at the engineering firm Krüger Consult on a Danida-financed water project in the eastern Niger. Preparation and implementation of a study of village women’s participation in democratic processes in the villages in which the project installed solar-driven water pumps. The study also covered the participation and influence of the women in the water committees.
Aug. 1989 - June 1992Physical Education teacher at Frederiksberg Gymnasium (high school)
Jan. 1990 - Jan. 1991Holder of a scholarship granted by Team Denmark. Working out the report “Sexualisation of Women in Sports – a research project about gender and sports in the modern society”.
Aug. 1989 - Jun. 1990Physical Education teacher at Sortedam Gymnasium (high school)
July1987, July1988Project employee in Provence, France for DUI Leg og Virke and their summer camps in the South of France.
1987Project responsible of physical activities and social work at a project named ”Live Well” at Nivå in Northern Sealand in a socially deprived area.
1985 – 1992 Physical Education teacher at SAGA sports association, Frederiksberg
1980 - 1981Employee at Vangedehuse, an institution for mentally handicapped children in Copenhagen.
Research output: Monograph/anthology/thesis/report › Report › Research
Research output: Monograph/anthology/thesis/report › Report › Commissioned
Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journal › Conference abstract for conference › Research › peer-review
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › Research › peer-review
Annette Michelsen la Cour (Guest lecturer) & Henriette Hansen (Other)
Activity: Talks and presentations › Talks and presentations in private or public companies
Annette Michelsen la Cour (Participant), Tanja Nyborg (Chairman), Anna Storgaard (Participant), Birgitte Rasmussen (Participant) & Mette Byskov (Participant)
Activity: Attending an event › Organisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars
Annette Michelsen la Cour (Keynote speaker)
Activity: Talks and presentations › Conference presentations
08/09/2017 → 29/10/2017
1 Media contribution
Press/Media: Press / Media