Postcolonial Greenland

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Postcolonialism has had a strong presence in Anglophone discourse, and increasingly in Francophone, Lusophone, but less markedly in Scandinavian countries. Yet Denmark has had one of the longest reigning empires in Europe and has arguably not dismantled it yet. Greenland, on the other hand, is going through a phase of increased self-determination. What does this mean for the development of Greenlandic-Danish relations, and what constitutes a Greenlandic postcoloniality?
Emneord: greenland, postcolonialism, colonialism, national identity, Denmark, relationship between the two
Periode20 nov. 2008
BegivenhedstitelPostcolonial Greenland
ArrangørDansk Institut for Internationale Studier
PlaceringDIIS, Vestergade, Kbh, DanmarkVis på kort