Children in a Multicultural ContextSummer Course

Summer Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Child Development, Education / Educational Studies, Human Development
Location: Copenhagen
Session 3

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


Stine Laursen

DIS Summer Faculty

Cand. Scient. Soc. (University of Copenhagen, 2010). BSc and MSc Political Sociology (London School of Economics, 2006). Lecturer at Copenhagen University and specializing in irregular migration in Scandinavia. Research experience in the area of migration and immigration, including projects in East and Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe. With DIS since 2013.