DIS Visiting Faculty to Present Year-Long Research Project

88% of Copenhageners believe Copenhagen is a better place to live than other northern European cities, and 85% of Copenhagen area adults are satisfied with their quality of life. Why could this be?

Find out on Monday, May 12, when DIS visiting faculty M. Oluf Emerson will present this, among other findings, from his Copenhagen Area Survey, which digs into the viewpoints, attitudes, opinions, and practices of 1093 random Copenhageners.

Event Details:
Date and Time: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 18:00
Location: DIS, Vestergade 23, classroom 301
Event is open to the public

Following the presentation there will be a wine and tapas reception, to meet Oluf and ask questions.


Oluf, together with his students in the Taking the Pulse of the City course, developed and conducted the survey, analyzed the results, and wrote reports and press releases.

Oluf, Co-Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, began teaching at DIS in fall 2013 in the Urban Studies in Europe program as an expert in the field. To hear more about the highlights of his time teaching at DIS, head to the DIS blog to read his full interview!

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