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A Public Engagement initiative by the UCL Department of Scandinavian Studies. The live events bring crime fiction lovers, UCL researchers and students in Scandinavian literature, language, film, history, mythology, politics and sociology, UK translators, publishers, authors, film makers and producers together to share their knowledge of and interest in crime fiction and Nordic cultures. The events investigate the seemingly paradoxical popularity of violent crime fiction in countries well-known for their safe and peaceful welfare states, where people, according to research, are amongst the happiest and most satisfied with their lives in the world. The podcasts explore what makes crime fiction from the Nordic countries particularly Nordic.

Nordic Noir: The Scandinavian Crime Book Club - Audio Various

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A Public Engagement initiative by the UCL Department of Scandinavian Studies. The live events bring crime fiction lovers, UCL researchers and students in Scandinavian literature, language, film, history, mythology, politics and sociology, UK translators, publishers, authors, film makers and producers together to share their knowledge of and interest in crime fiction and Nordic cultures. The events investigate the seemingly paradoxical popularity of violent crime fiction in countries well-known for their safe and peaceful welfare states, where people, according to research, are amongst the happiest and most satisfied with their lives in the world. The podcasts explore what makes crime fiction from the Nordic countries particularly Nordic.

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