Jørgen Delman
Visiting Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies,Copenhagen University

Jørgen Delman


ADDRESS: China Studies, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

                     Copenhagen University                    

                     Leifsgade 33, 5th floor                     

                    2300 Copenhagen S.  Denmark

E-mail: jorgen.delman@hum.ku.dk




  • Ph.D. Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Aarhus. Subject: State and farmer in China after the  rural reforms of the early 1980s. Title of the dissertation: "Agricultural  Extension in Renshou County, China - A Case-study of Bureaucratic Intervention for Agricultural Innovation andChange", 1991.
  • M.A. Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Aarhus. Subject: China's economic development and the         evolution of Chinese theories on the political economy of transitional society, 1949-1976.
  • Diploma Course in the history of modern China, Department of History, Beijing University, China, 1977-1978.
  • B.A English Language and Literature, Institute of English, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1972.



Research: Socio-economic, institutional, organizational aspects of development in China; transformations of the state-society interface; China’s political system;innovation, knowledge systems and processes in the interface between state and business sector in China; climate change and “green” energy in China;international development cooperation, incl. China in Africa; terrorism and security in Asia; EU-Asia relations.


Management: Business, research, and cross-cultural management at senior level; extensive Project Director and Team Leader experience in development consulting.


Teaching: at university level (B.A., M.A, PhD); in development assistance projects; and in the corporate sector.


Consulting: Institutional and organisational analysis; programme and project development, in particular in relation to rural and agricultural institutions,incl. farmers’ organisations, business sector initiatives and business development services; implementation of projects in support of rural and agriculturaldevelopment as well as business development services, SME, micro-enterprise development and export promotion; business consulting and match-makingbetween Danish/EU and foreign enterprises; worked with all major multilateral development organisations and.


Human resource development: Training needs analysis, curriculum development, organisation and implementation of training programs; HRM; intercultural communication in business and development activities; experienced negotiator in different cultural environments; participatory moderation and facilitation of learning processes, workshops and seminars;


Dissemination: Experienced public speaker; frequent appearances in the media; extensive experience with organization of conferences, workshops etc.;considerable list of academic and non-academic publications and working papers.



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