Primdahl Jørgen

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 September 2021 - 28 November 2021
Affiliation: Copenhagen University
Host Department: DIST - Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning
Coordinator at Polito: CLAUDIA CASSATELLA

Jørgen Primdahl is Professor in Countryside Planning at Dept. of Geoscience and Natural Resource Management,
University of Copenhagen.
The rural landscape is Primdhal’s primary research field focusing on functions, management, and policy interventions. A primary goal for his research is a deeper understanding of landscape management practices, landscape change, and the role of planning and various forms of policy interventions in protecting, maintaining and enhancing landscape services and values. Another goal is to contribute to improved policy and planning approaches and solutions concerning the
protection, maintenance, and enhancement of rural landscapes.
Several EU Framework Projects, International and National Projects and Research-actions as Leader. Currently working with new approaches to landscape governance and regional landscape planning. Visting as professor/scholar at University of Melbourne, The University of Tokyo, UC-Berkely, Lincoln University (New Zealand) and other universities.
240 publications, 230 quotations, H-index 24 according scholar google, nov. 2020.
Recent publications include:
Landscape Analysis - Investigating the Potentials of Space and Place. Routledge 2017 (with Stahlscmidt, P. Swaffield, S
and Nellemann, V.)
European Landscape in Transition - implications for policy and Practice. Cambridge University Press 2018 (with Pinto-
Correia, T. and Pedroli, B.)
Globalisation and the Agricultural Landscape: Change Patterns and Policy Trends in Developed Countries. Cambridge
University Press, 2010 (with Simon Swaffield).