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‘The Danish song is a young blonde girl’: A song and a shitstorm later

CBS came under heavy fire when Associate Professor Mads Mordhorst at CBS apologized for singing Kai Hoffman and composer Carl Nielsen’s 'Den danske sang er en ung blond pige' / 'The Danish song is a young blonde girl' during a morning meeting at the university. The apology was given because a teacher present at the meeting felt excluded by the song. But what concerns – if any – should we consider before we unleash our vocal cords at public institutions? Press play and dive deeper into the case that sparked one of the most furious debates about values in 2018.

Podcast |   17 Jan 2019

Jakob Slyngborg Trolle


Participants: Politician Nikolaj Bøgh, senior communication consultant Anne Kirstine Cramon, anthropologist Karen Lisa Salamon.


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