Speeddating with Grundtvig - unlocking Denmark's hidden gem

Denmark's dedication to equality, democracy, and prosperity thrives today, thanks to a unique teaching tradition deeply embedded in the educational system—an invaluable treasure often overlooked, even by the Danes themselves.

Join an inspiring narrative of societal transformation—a journey that elevated farmers, workers, and every citizen alike. Delve into the life of a visionary figure who reshaped Denmark through a unique educational approach. Immerse yourself in the world of Danish pastor and poet, NFS Grundtvig (1783-1872) and gain a deeper understanding of the Danes and Danish society.


Lene Rachel Andersen is an economist, author, futurist, and bildung activist. Her journey led her from business economics to theology studies and writing for Danish television. Since 2005, she has authored 20 books, earning prestigious awards such as the Ebbe Kløvedal-Reich Democracy Baton (2007) and the Døssing Prize (2012). Noteworthy works include "The Nordic Secret" (2017), "Metamodernity" (2019), "Bildung" (2020), "What is Bildung?" (2021), and "Libertism" (2022). Lene is a member of the Club of Rome, President of Nordic Bildung, and co-founder of the Global Bildung Network.

Presented by evening school FOF København.


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