Pia Majbritt Jensen

Pia Majbritt Jensen is Associate Professor in Media Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark, and Co-Director of The Centre for Transnational Media Research. An audience, industry and production scholar, her current research includes the role of European audiovisual crime narratives in the formation of European identities, and the production and reception of audiovisual fiction for children and adolescents. You can read more about Pia’s work by clicking here.

Pia was interviewed for the podcast together with Ushma Chauhan Jacobsen.


Contributions to nordics.info

Pia Majbritt Jensen and Ushma Chauhan Jacobsen in conversation with nordics.info at the department for media and journalism studies at Aarhus University. Photo: nordics.info.

2020.12.01 | Podcast, Film, Pia Majbritt Jensen, Ushma Chauhan Jacobsen, Media, Nordic Noír, Aarhus University

Global Audiences of Danish TV Drama

The global success of Danish TV drama in the late 2000s and early 2010s was surprising because of the relatively small number of people who can understand the Danish language and because the programmes were produced largely for a domestic audience by public broadcasting corporations. Audiences around the world appear to have responded to the…

2019.03.01 | Film, Pia Majbritt Jensen, Nordic Noír, The Nordics in the World, Aarhus University

Why did the world fall in love with Danish TV drama?

This presentation is from a transdisciplinary research workshop entitled Nordic Noir, Geopolitics and the North held at Aarhus University in October 2018.