Anne Ring Petersen

Anne Ring Petersen, Associate professor, dr.phil., PhD

University of Copenhagen


Anne Ring Petersen is Associate Professor at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Her research focuses on cross-cultural studies in art, particularly the transformative impact of migration and globalisation on contemporary art and cultural identity. She was head of the interdisciplinary research network ‘Network for Migration and Culture’ 2010 through 2014 (funded by FKK 2011-2014) and has published widely on modern and contemporary art in exhibition catalogues, anthologies and journals such as Third Text, RIHA Journal and Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture. Recent publications include the co-edited anthologies Contemporary Painting in Context (reprint 2013) and a monograph on installation art, Installation Art: Between Image and Stage (2015).



Three relevant publications

 Anne Ring Petersen, Migration into art: Transcultural identities and art-making in a globalised world, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 

The Culture of Migration: Politics, Aesthetics and Histories, eds. Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen and Moritz Schramm, London and New York: I.B. Tauris 2015.

”Global art history: a view from the North”, in: Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, Vol. 7, 2015. ULR: