Film: A Norwegian Brooch and Capturing Women's History

Watch a film about a magnificant Iron Age brooch from Dalem in Norway and its significance for uncovering hidden Nordic histories.

In films for the New Nordic Lexicon, students ask researchers to talk about an object, book or place that represents their research.

Unn Pedersen, researcher from the University of Oslo, chooses an Iron Age brooch which represents the importance of oral stories and information being passed down from generation to generation of women - histories that have often gone overlooked. 

In this film, she is interviewed by Chu Yang, a student from Aarhus University.

With thanks to the Historical Museum in Norway for access to its exhibition on Fabulous Animals and for supplying footage for this film.

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