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When University of Copenhagen (UCPH) researchers Rasmus Mariager and Anders Wivel presented their report on the Iraq war at the beginning of February, it led to intense criticism of the former centre-right government of Anders Fogh Rasmussen. According to political opponents, the report documented that the Danish government had misled the Danish parliament prior to the Iraq war. For Wivel and Mariager though, the assignment was never to pass moral or legal judgment on politicians.
When Danes think of Iran, they should see more than just a backward theocracy. This is the purpose of a new book where seven University of Copenhagen (UCPH) researchers have created a narrative out of Iran's rich political and cultural history.
Associate professor in history Jes Fabricius Møller is walking the city with his students. This is about the gentrification of the Islands Brygge district, where "the whole hipster crowd moved in."