Organisation and staff

Jan Boelhouwers

professor at Department of Social and Economic Geography

Email:
jan.boelhouwers[AT-sign]kultgeog.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 7383
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsg. 10
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Studies focus on cold region slope processes and biogeomorphology, including periglacial records from southern Africa, slope process-vegetation/animal-climate interactions in sub-Antarctic diurnal frost environments and sub-Arctic Sweden. Embodied learning in tertiary education: I explore phenomenological theories and practices on embodied knowledge creation, its qualities and impact on empirical science, based on Feldenkrais, Gendlin's work (Focusing/TAE) and Zen.

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My courses

Biography

Originally from the Netherlands where I studied Physical Geography at Utrecht University, I moved to South Africa where I lived and worked until 2001. Since my appointment at Uppsala University I have continued to follow my research interest in landscape dynamics of alpine and polar regions and teach in most aspects of physical geography.
Since 2005 I have started to explore embodiment theory and practice for university-based education and research.

Publications

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