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The DR program 'The Bridge' takes its name from the Oresund Bridge stretching between Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö. Photo: Miklos Szabo/Øresundsbron

2020.01.23 | Article, Yamila Heram, Media, Research

Too good to be true: How Argentinian audiences read Danish drama series

In Argentina, Danish television drama series such as Borgen, The Killing and The Bridge attract a small and dedicated niche audience that is actively on the look out for new content. A 2017 study of 83 Argentinian viewers found that these “intelligent” series featured interesting characters who were well-acted and were about topics that they could…

"the greatest enemy of children’s culture is that which is authoritarian and uninspiring" (from principles put together in 1969 at a symposium hosted by the Nordic Council of Ministers in 1969). Photo: Unsplash.

2019.06.03 | Article, Helle Strandgaard Jensen, Culture, Media, Research

How to raise your parents: Scandinavian children’s television in 1970s

Children’s departments in Scandinavian broadcasting corporations (in Denmark, Norway and Sweden) were clearly influenced by the call for equality and the influence of principles arising from the 1968 movement. Producers of children’s programmes worked extensively to democratise children’s television by, for example, taking children’s wishes and…

2019.03.29 | Video, Jaakko Seppälä, Media, Nordic Noír, Research

Style and meaning in Nordic Noir: Reimagining the welfare states

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

2019.03.01 | Video, Anna Estera Mrozewicz, Media, Nordic Noír, Research

Reimagining Nordic Eco-exceptionalism in the television series Occupied

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

2019.02.28 | The Quick Read, Robert A. Saunders, Nordic Noír, Media

The smart phone in Nordic noir TV series

The mobile phone, and more specifically the ‘smart’ phone, has emerged as a key visual, dramaturgical and narrative element of Nordic noir television over the past decade. The smart phone represents an integral part of the crime-solving toolkit, whether its user is an obsessive police officer, a nosy reporter, a witness or a (potential) victim.

2019.02.22 | Video, Saara Ratilainen, Media, Gender, Research, The Nordics in the World

Russian fans interacting with Nordic television series (the case of Shame)

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

Foto: Tine Harden © DR.DK Pressefotos

2019.02.15 | Article, Susanne Eichner, Media, Nordic Noír, The Nordics in the World

Popularity of Nordic noir TV series in Germany

Nordic TV drama series remain an audience success in Germany and are highly regarded by critics. The reasons for this ongoing popularity can be found in the general accessibility of Nordic television in Germany, the existing success of the Nordic noir genre in crime literature, and in the specific form of narration and aesthetics of the series. In…

The Evangelic Church in Bonfeld. Roman Eisele / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

2019.02.11 | The Quick Read, Robert A. Saunders, Nordic Noír, Media

Cracks in Nordic noir TV series

Cracks work on multiple levels when screened in Nordic noir television series and are never incidental. Visually, the crack draws the viewer in, providing a space of darkness and potential danger. Metaphorically, it can symbolise a large suite of problems, including the disintegration of the welfare state.