Reg No: HS 2017/40


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Faculty Board of Arts and Social Sciences
Cultural Studies

Course Reading

Nordic Studies

Valid from autumn semester 2017


Course Code: KVGAN2
Course Title: Nordic Studies
Nordiska studier
Credits: 15
Degree Level: Bachelor

Extra reading material will be added (approximately 100 pages).

Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Jesper Just, Annika Larsson, Annica Karlsson Rixon. Bent: gender and sexuality in contemporary Scandinavian art. San Francisco State University. International Center for Art, 2006.

Elkington, Trevor & Nestingen, Andrew. "Introduction: Transnational Nordic Cinema". In: Transnational Cinema in a Global North. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 2005. 1-28. ISBN 0-8143-3243-9.

Hansen Lene & Ole Weaver. European Integration and National Identity: The Challenge of the Nordic States. London: Routledge, 2001. ISBN 9780415261845. Extracts (approx. 30 pages).

Hilson, Mary. The Nordic model: Scandinavia since 1945. London: Reaktion Books, 2008. ISBN 978-1-86189-461-8, 1-86189-461-9, 9781861893666. E-book.

Trägårdh, Lars & Nina Witoszek (ed.). Culture and Crisis: The Case of Germany and Sweden. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2003. Introduction, ch. 3-5, 8-10. ISBN 1571812709.

Articles and reports
Hausmann Ricardo, Harvard University, Laura D. Tyson, The University of California, and more. "The Global Gender Gap Report 2013". World Economic Forum. 2013. (2015-07-02).

Iversen, Hans Raun. 2006. "Secular Religion and Religious Secularism. A Profile of the Religious development in Denmark since 1968". Nordic Journal of Religion and Society. 2/2006. ISSN 1890-7008. E-book.

Marklund, Carl. 2009. "Hot love and cold people: sexual liberalism as political escapism in radical Sweden". Nordeuropaforum. 19:1, 83101. ISSN 1863-639X. Elektronisk resurs.

Riis, Ole. 2011. "Rejection of Religious Pluralism. The Danish Case". Nordic Journal of Religion and Society. 1/2011. ISSN 1890-7008. E-book.

Sundholm et al. "Introduction". In: Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema. Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8108-7899-0. E-book.

Trädgård, Lars. 1990. "Swedish model or Swedish culture?". Critical Review. vol. 4/No 4. Fall: 569590.


Approved by the Faculty Board of Arts and Social Sciences, 21 June 2017