Here you will find all the content related to the category 'globalisation'.

Emigration from Norway, 1830-1920

An old black and white photo of a crowded ship.
- Jan Eivind Myhre

800,000 Norwegians left their homes and moved to other countries between the years of 1830 and 1920. The majority went to North America, but many…

Population movement to and within Norway, 1830-1914

Painting with boy sitting on hay cart with women and men walking.
- Jan Eivind Myhre

From the 1830s to the 1920s about 800,000 Norwegians emigrated, mostly to America. There is less general awareness of the fact that between 100,000…

The Nordic Model at Risk?: Conversations on Regulation

A black and white smashed window.
- Anne Ilsøe

Film: Nordic postcolonialism

Woman standing and talking in front of a map of Europe.
- Film

What does postcolonialism refer to when talking about the Nordics? The arts may be the foremost field where we can learn about Nordic postcolonialism…

Podcast: The Nordics and Identity

Stock photo of Helsingør, Denmark
- Anders Ravn Sørensen

From the outside, it is assumed that the populations of the Nordic countries are fairly homogeneous and that there is a relatively high level of…

Greta Thunberg – a climate activist

Greta Thunberg holding her original sign saying 'Skolstrejk för klimatet' [School strike for the climate].
- Biography

The Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg (born 2003) is in many ways a unique phenomenon and an inspiration to many activists all over the world,…

The 1878 Fireburn uprising in the Danish West Indies

an old map of the danish colonies
- Nicola Witcombe

Even after the abolition of slavery in 1848, conditions for workers in the plantations of the Danish West Indies were not much improved. This led to…

Denmark’s relationship with Europe since 2000

Blue map of Denmark with the european union stars superimposed over it
- Lizaveta Dubinka-Hushcha

Denmark has been characterised by a ‘soft’ type of Euroscepticism. There are multiple institutional safeguards in Denmark to allow for selective…