Virtual Book Launch: 28 June 2021, 14:00-16:00
Sophie Bønding, Lone Kølle Martinsen & Pierre-Brice Stahl (eds.):
Mythology and Nation Building: N.F.S. Grundtvig and His European Contemporaries
Aarhus: Aarhus University Press 2021
To celebrate the publication of our new book Mythology and Nation Building: N.F.S. Grundtvig and His European Contemporaries, The Grundtvig Study Center at Aarhus University is hosting an online book launch event on 28 June 2021, 14:00-16:00. We hope to see a lot of nineteenth-century enthusiasts. All are welcome, and no registration is needed.
Welcome: Lone Kølle Martinsen, The Grundtvig Study Center, Aarhus University.
Presentation of the book: Pierre-Brice Stahl, Sorbonne University.
Presentations of selected chapters (10-15 minutes each):
- Joep Leerssen, University of Amsterdam:
Intuiting Archetypes: Did Europe’s Romantics Believe in their Myths?
- Katrine Frøkjær Baunvig, The Grundtvig Study Center, Aarhus University:
Fictional Realities of Modernity: The Fantastic Life of Demi-Goddess Dana in the Emerging Nation-State of Denmark.
- Sophie Bønding, The Grundtvig Study Center, Aarhus University:
Founding the Community on Old Norse Myth: N.F.S. Grundtvig’s Attempt at Remythologising the Danish Community.
- Simon Halink, Leiden University:
Deeply Rooted in the Fatherland: Germanic Mythology and National Culture(s) in the Netherlands.
Questions and discussion.
Goodbye and farewell!
For further information, contact Lone Kølle Martinsen firstname.lastname@example.org