Ushma Chauhan Jacobsen


Ushma Chauhan Jacobsen is associate professor at the Department of English at Aarhus University. Trained as an anthropologist, she has earlier worked as a curator and project manager with museums and national and international non-governmental organisations in Tanzania, Denmark, and Nepal. Her current research areas include professional and transcultural communication, English as an international/global language, cosmopolitanism, and language use in the creative industries.You can read more about Ushma’s work by clicking here.

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

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…