Ulrik Langen

Ulrik Langen

Professor

Education

2006 Pedagogical training for university teaching and certification (Adjunktpædagogikum), University of Southern Denmark

1998 (October) PhD, Roskilde University

1995 (July) Master of Arts in History and Danish Language, Roskilde University

 

Paternal leave Spring 2001 and Fall 2004

 

Current Position

2012 Full Professor, The Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen

 

Previous Positions

2007 Associate Professor, Dept. of History, University of Southern Denmark

2004 Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, University of Southern Denmark

2003 Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of History, Roskilde University

2001 Postdoctorial scholar, Danish Research Council of Humanities

1998 Assistant Lecturer, International Cultural Studies, Roskilde University

 

Membership of boards and professional associations

Chairman of the External Research Council of the National Museum of Denmark

Chairman of the board of Helle Linde’s Cultural Foundation

Member of The Danish Ministry of Culture’s research committee (Kulturministeriets forskerpaneler) (2015-2018)

Member of The Royal Danish Historical Society

Member of the board of The Society for Editing of Danish Historical Sources (2007-11)

Member of The Society for Danish Cultural History

Member of The Danish Committee for Urban History

Member of The Danish Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/ The International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

 

Member of the editorial board of the Danish historical journal Den Jyske Historiker (2002-2009)

Member of the editorial board of the Danish historical journal TEMP – tidsskrift for historie (2010-)

Member of the editorial board of the French journal Histoire Culturelle de l’Europe (2015-)

Member of the editorial board of the publication series 100 Danmarkshistorier, Aarhus University Press (2016-18)

Member of the editorial board of the Danish historical periodical Politiken Historie

 

Member of the board of Golden Days Historical Festival (since 2012)

Member of the board of The Ludvig Holberg Foundation Tersløsegaard (2014-2016)

Member of the board of The University Extension in Copenhagen (2015-2017)

 

Other academic work, management, assessments and networks

Chairman of the University History Council, University of Southern Denmark (2009-2012)

Editor of Danish historical journal Fortid og Nutid (2002-2008)

Co-editor of Danish historical yearbook Odensebogen (2008-2012)

Critic at the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad (1998-2004)

Critic and columnist at the Copenhagen weekly Weekendavisen (since 2004)

 

Member or head of several assessment committees (PhD and D.Phil. levels)

Supervisor of Graduate Students and PhD Candidates

Referee for Danish and International journals

 

PI for the research project The Freedom of the Press and the Making of a New Public funded by The Carlsberg Foundation (2018-2020)

Manager of the digitization project Digitization of the Luxdorph Collection of Press Freedom Writings funded by The Carlsberg Foundation

 

Public Outreach

Countless appearances on TV, radio, podcasts, as invited speaker and as a reviewer and columnist

 

Non-academic community service

Member of the board of 4. Maj Kollegiet (hall of residence for direct descendants of members of The Resistance against the Nazi Occupation of Denmark 1940-45) (2020-)

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