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Talks and media appearances – Helle Jørgensen

Talks and media appearances

As my CV shows, I have been in charge of a range of courses in which I have conducted lectures and seminars at Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen. Occasionally I also work as a guest lecturer on courses planned by others. In addition I have given talks for various societies, cultural institutions, etc. with a point of departure in my work, and I have disseminated my research in various media.

Talks and guest lectures

Guest lecturer and project advisor  at seminar on handling cultural  research fields, held by the MA student unit under the research programme ””Cultural Dynamics” at the Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, 11. March 2014.

Guest lecturer at research workshop on ”Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives: Methodological and Theoretical Considerations” at the Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen, lecture on “Scandinavian Colonialism”, 31. October 2013.

Talk at the Ethnographic Department of the  National Museum of Denmark: “Indo-Danish Heritage in Tranquebar: Colonial History and its Traces as a Contemporary Field of Negotiations”, 19 June 2013.

Guest lecturer at MA history course on ”Understanding International and Global History”, lecture on the topic ”Heritage in a postcolonial context”, Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, 12 November 2012.

Lecture on the preservation of the material traces of the colonial history in Tranquebar for the Historical Society, Copenhagen, 28 November 2011.

Guest lecturer at MA course on museum communication, Center of Museology, Aarhus University, 7 November 2011.

Invited speaker for the research network  “Colonial Connections” at the National Museum of Denmark: Talk on the construction of Indo-Danish cultural heritage in Tranquebar, 10 December 2010.

Keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network in Denmark, an educational project for Danish high schools and primary schools, which has colonial history as one of its focus areas, 29 September 2008.

Interviews, radio and TV

Expert interview about cultural heritage and colonialism in Tranquebar, for Internet based educational materials by the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network in Denmark, 2008 . See the interview here.

Interview on tourism development in Tranquebar for the Indian channel SUN TV news, aired 2 January 2008.

Expert interview for “Tranquebar – the Singing Waves”, a two-part documentary film on cultural heritage in Tranquebar, for the Indian channel Marinebiz, aired 27 October and 3 November 2007.

Interview about my exhibition on the history of migration in a Danish community, “Møn – en ø i verden” [Møn – an Island in the World], for ‘Regionalen Sjælland’, a Danish regional radio programme, aired 24 February 2007.