Wulf Kansteiner

Wulf Kansteiner is a Professor at the Department of History and Classical Studies, Aarhus University. His research is widely published in the fields of Holocaust studies, media history, historical theory, and memory studies, and he is the co-editor and co-founder of the Sage-Journal Memory Studies (published since 2008). His recent publications include topics like The Legacy of Nazism, Holocaust, Migration, Racism and Memory

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2021.05.19 | Podcast, Mikael Frausing, Wulf Kansteiner, Vibeke Sofie Sandager Rønnedal, Aarhus University

Shaping the Nordic Past

Our ideas of a the past are shaped by many things: Historical stories on the news or in a museum, a book or a TV programme. We are showered in history every day in our homes, on the streets where we live, and through advertising and political messaging. Even our very identities are bound up with history as they are informed by our historical…