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Listen to researchers and experts talking about society and culture in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden), including panel discussions on a range of hot topics within the humanities and social sciences. There are also synopses of particular historical events and topics written by researchers and read out in one of the Nordic languages and in English by employees and friends of nordics.info.

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Listen to researchers and experts talking about society and culture in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden), including panel discussions on a range of hot topics within the humanities and social sciences. There are also synopses of particular historical events and topics written by researchers and read out in one of the Nordic languages and in English by employees and friends of nordics.info.

    Denmark: Uncovering Nordic Collectivism with Cathie Jo Martin

    Denmark: Uncovering Nordic Collectivism with Cathie Jo Martin

    Listen to this podcast if you are interested in :How a collective mindset has been discernable in Denmark and the Nordic countries at points in history – and whether this still applies today;Mass education in the nineteenth century in Denmark and...

    • 49 min
    Television and Geopolitics: A Conversation on the Nordics

    Television and Geopolitics: A Conversation on the Nordics

    Interview with Robert Saunders, scholar of TV series & political science, discussing Nordic TV series' content, reception in English-speaking countries & geopolitics.

    • 44 min
    Uncovering the Legacies of Nordic Colonialism with Lill-Ann Körber

    Uncovering the Legacies of Nordic Colonialism with Lill-Ann Körber

    Uncovering the Legacies of Nordic Colonialism with Lill-Ann Körber

    • 46 min
    The Scandinavian Modern Breakthrough

    The Scandinavian Modern Breakthrough

    Discussion about the Scandinavian Modern Breakthrough in the late 19th century with examples and how successful it was

    • 51 min
    Iceland: Uncovering the past in Nordic Literature with Gunnþórunn Guðmundsdóttir

    Iceland: Uncovering the past in Nordic Literature with Gunnþórunn Guðmundsdóttir

    Listen to this podcast if you are interested in finding out more about:Contemporary Icelandic literature to read in English translation;Currents in Icelandic and Nordic literature on rewriting the past;The exoticising of Iceland and the North;...

    • 42 min
    Norway: Uncovering Nordic Childhood in an Online World with Elisabeth Staksrud

    Norway: Uncovering Nordic Childhood in an Online World with Elisabeth Staksrud

    Children being exposed to a certain level of risk is not always seen as a bad thing in the Nordics; exposure can give children the tools to deal with risk and help them to become resilient and independent. The attitude of caregivers, teachers and...

    • 52 min

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