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Henrik is Professor in Governance at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA), University of Canberra (UC). He has come to UC from the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science. Henrik writes extensively within the fields of governance and political participation, and has contributed significantly to the international debate with his concepts of Everyday Makers, Expert Citizens, culture governance and policy-politics. He has quite a lot of experience with applying his thinking to public debates due to his many years as director of COS (Centre for Organization and Management) in the Copenhagen Business School, and as co-director of MODINET (Centre of Media and Democracy in the Network Society) at the University of Copenhagen, Amager in the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Among his first publications within UC context will be a book about Foucault's Political Challenge (forthcoming on Palgrave), and a series of papers about the Occupy Wallstreet Movement (with Mike Jensen).

Prior to his current appointment Henrik was Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen from 2000-2008. Henrik’s other positions include External lecturer, CBS, the Master of Public Administration education (1995-2005); Associate Professor, Aalborg University, Department of Politics, Economics and Public Administration (1992-2000); Associate Professor, the University of Roskilde, Department of Social Science (1990-1992);  External lecturer, the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science (1989-2000); and Senior research fellow at the University of Copenhagen (1985-1988).

Henrik’s prizes and visiting positions have included: Fulbright Scholarship for studies at the University of Chicago, Department of Political Science, (1980); American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for studies at UC Irvine, Department of Political Science (1983); Visiting Professor/Scholarship sponsored by the Research School of Social Science, Australian National University, (January-May, 2005); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the University of California Irvine, (September-January, 2006); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the University of California Irvine, (October-January, 2007); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the University of California Irvine, November-January, 2008/2009); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the Research School of Social Science, Australian National University, (April-June and November-December, 2009); Visiting Scholar, Australian National University (April-May, 2011).

Visiting Professor/scholarship awarded by the Research School of Social Science, Australian National University for visit (October 2012- February, 2013).

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Research Output 2009 2018

The American dream: who else but the young can revive it?

BANG, H. 2018 In : Policy Studies. 39, 3, p. 274-291 18 p.

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Interactive Governance: a Challenge to Institutionalism

BANG, H. 2016 Critical Reflections on Interactive Governance. Edelenbos, J. & Meerkerk, I. V. (eds.). United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 66-92 27 p.

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Between democracy and governance

BANG, H. 2015 In : British Politics. 10, 3, p. 286-307 22 p.

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Civic Engagement and Political Participation in a Digital Era

BANG, H. 2015 Det personlige samfund: Personalisme i praksi. Lumholt, K. & Norgaard Mortensen, J. (eds.). Frederiksvirk, Denmark: Vindelsti, p. 84-99 16 p.

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Digitally networked movements as problematization and politicization

JENSEN, M. & BANG, H. 2015 In : Policy Studies. 36, 6, p. 573-589 17 p.

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