An ongoing struggle in Denmark: Equality for women in academia

An ongoing struggle in Denmark: Equality for women in academia »

Although Denmark is widely considered one of the most equal countries in the world in terms of gender parity, figures in the field of academic research tell a different tale.

Denmark’s social policy in view of regaining the American dream    

Denmark’s social policy in view of regaining the American dream     »

10 Feb, 2015
PoliticsResearch

Aarhus University guest speaker, Harvard University professor and American political scientist, Robert Putnam, tackles America’s growing inequality gap and highlights the strengths of the Danish welfare system.

Denmark is Charlie, too: A revival of the ‘Muhammedkrisen’?

Denmark is Charlie, too: A revival of the ‘Muhammedkrisen’? »

1 Feb, 2015
PoliticsSociety

Hanna Wolf explores the effects of the attacks on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo on Denmark and the Viby-based newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

Interview: Uffe Elbæk on alternative politics

Interview: Uffe Elbæk on alternative politics »

16 Dec, 2013
PoliticsSociety

Denmark’s political scene has been rocked by the creation of a new party, Alternativet, headed by charismatic ex-Culture Minister Uffe Elbæk. We talk to him about doing politics differently.

Where are the women in Danish local politics?

Where are the women in Danish local politics? »

16 Nov, 2013
PoliticsSociety

Whilst Denmark is viewed worldwide as a model for gender equality, at a local level women are unrepresented – now a new generation of women want to change that. By Ellie Sellwood.

Interview: Rabih Azad-Ahmad, Radikale Venstre

Interview: Rabih Azad-Ahmad, Radikale Venstre »

15 Nov, 2013
PoliticsSociety

Rabih Azad-Ahmad, leading Aarhus candidate of Radikale Venstre, combines centrist politics with a remarkable background

Danish politics from a very different perspective

Danish politics from a very different perspective »

13 Nov, 2013
PoliticsSociety

Our writer attended an election meeting at Trøjborg Beboerhus, where representatives of various parties spoke about their politics. Here she describes how the

Left out in the cold: nightclub discrimination in Aarhus

Left out in the cold: nightclub discrimination in Aarhus »

11 Nov, 2013
PoliticsSociety

Come the weekend, Aarhus’ bars, cafés and clubs are filled with revelers of all nationalities partying the night away…if they are allowed inside.