Children in a Multicultural ContextSummer Course

Summer Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Child Development, Education / Educational Studies, Human Development
Location: Copenhagen
Session 2

This course explores multicultural contexts for childhood in the Nordic countries. Based on readings and your experiences on Field Studies, the class investigates practices around ethnic diversity, childhood discourse, and multiculturalism in Danish education and social policy. The benefits and challenges of Nordic philosophies of education and early childhood are analyzed through perspectives on learning, multilingualism, and intercultural communication.

Related Discipline(s)

This summer course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies


Maja Sbahi Biehl

DIS Summer Faculty

Cand.comm. (Communication and Educational Studies, Roskilde University, 2004). B.A. (Speech and Communication, San Francisco State University, 1998). Interpreter and pedagogical supervisor for Turkish youth, Farum municipality, 1999-2000. With DIS since 2005.