One crisis - two perspectives
A social science research exhibition showcasing the Mohammed/Jyllandsposten crisis.
Special exhibition lectures in English will be given by Professor Lene Hansen and Assistant Professor Mette Buchardt on the 23rd of February 2011 respectively at 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., in Auditorium 1, Gothersgade 140. The Faculty Library of the Social Sciences is pleased to present an exhibition showcasing the research of Professor Lene Hansen and Assistant Professor Mette Buchardt. Both researchers examine the events that followed the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten’s controversial publication of 12 drawings of the Prophet Mohammad in October 2005. Professor Lene Hansen asks whether Danish editorial cartoons sought to defuse or aggravate the unfolding crisis, while Associate Professor MeMe Buchardt shows how the drawings became part of class room discussions of ‘religion’ and ‘culture’. An exhibition catalogue is available in Danish. The aim of the Faculty Library for the Social Sciences is to exemplify and disseminate the domains it represents, so that you, be it as a student, a researcher or any other interested party, have the opportunity to experience research from a tactile perspective. Therefore, old fashion card catalogue cabinets are placed throughout the library. These contain index cards listing library resources relating to topics raised in the exhibition, as well as the bibliographies of the showcased researchers. Hopefully this approach will inspire to and support further study.