Podcasts

nordics.info has two podcast series available here or on our Knowledge of the Nordics podcast platform. They can also be found on your preferred podcast provider, such as, Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Our third podcast series which will be biweekly interviews with researchers on the Nordics will be published in the new year.

If you are a researcher and would like to make a podcast with us, please get in touch: nordics.info@cas.au.dk.

See the bottom of this page for longer introductions to all of our podcasts and to find out who the participants are etc.

Series 3: The Nordics Uncovered: Critical Voices from the Region

Our new podcast series! Series 3: Interviews with researchers from the Nordic countries and elsewhere on welfare, education, literature and film, integration and more (between 30 and 60 minutes, from February to June 2021).

Series 2: Nordics.info Spoken

Series 2: Information and critical analysis written by researchers on the Nordic countries is read out in English and one of the Nordic languages (between 12 and 25 minutes).

Series 1: An Evolving World: Conversations on Norden

Series 1: Researchers and experts within the social sciences and/or humanities discuss or are interviewed about a certain topic to do with the Nordics (between 30 and 45 minutes).


Please note!:

Many of our podcast participants do not always speak in their native language. This means that pronunciation and sometimes the occasional word may not be 100% perfect. We think that this adds to the charm of our two series. If you do have any comments/feedback, please get in touch!: nordics.info@cas.au.dk.

Descriptions of the podcasts:

The podcasts that have been published so far are shown here with an introduction on pages on nordics.info:  

The website nordics.info is based at Aarhus University and is a part of the University Hub Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World (ReNEW).

2020.05.19 | Podcast, Jørgen Fink, Nation building, The Borders of the Nordics, Aarhus University

Podcast: The reunification of Denmark, 1920

Listen to a potted history of the reunification of Denmark in 1920 in either English or Danish! This is the first of several podcasts where existing material on nordics.info is read out in assorted languages by colleagues and friends. Great for learning Danish or English. / Lyt til historien om Danmarks genforening i 1920 på engelsk eller dansk!…

Södertörn University just outside Stockholm, where the podcasts were recorded at the Institute of Contemporary History.

2020.04.15 | Podcast, Andreas Mørkved Hellenes, Byron Zachary Rom-Jensen, Carl Marklund, The Nordic Model, Nation building, Aarhus University, Södertörn University

Podcast: The Nordic Model: Heaven or Hell?

Since the interwar years, foreign observers have regularly portrayed the Nordic countries as well functioning states, successful in solving crises, with happy populations; in short as good societies. Why did this happen? Are the Nordic countries the way they are simply because they are in a relatively safe corner of the world? Because they have…

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