Livtag med fortiden
By: Stine Grønbæk Jensen
Stine Grønbæk Jensen discusses her book, Livtag med fortiden: När bornehjemsborn erindrer, with Malin Arvidsson. Listen here. You can listen to other episodes of the SHCY podcast by visiting our podcast website, or you can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Stine Grønbæk Jensen is an anthropologist with a PhD in History.. From June 2023, she will be an Assistant Professor at the section of Education, University of Copenhagen. Malin Arvidsson is Associate Professor at Tema Barn, Linkoping University, Sweden.
About Stine Grønbæk Jensen
Stine Grønbæk Jensen is an anthropologist with a PhD in History. She has been affiliated with The Danish Welfare Museum and the Danish Centre for Welfare Studies, University of Southern Denmark. From June 2023, she will be an Assistant Professor at the section of Education, University of Copenhagen. Her major research interests include subjective experiences among former and currently institutionalized children, men, and women. She has studied how social policy, social-pedagogic and medical knowledge production and institutional care, neglect and abuse have given shape to the experiences, life courses, emotions, and identities of institutionalized groups. Moreover, she has dealt with how individuals through narratives, memory work, resistance and activism relate to, reflection on, and try to break free from the negative or stereotypical ways they have been shaped. She is the author or co-author of the Danish books: Forvist til forsorg (2008), På kanten af velfærdsstaten (2015), Erfaret magt (2020), Livtag med fortiden (2022) and the forthcoming books: Pigerne fra Sprogø (2023), Når de ældste afrunder livet (2023).
This post is part of the SHCY Featured Books series, in which SHCY members provide written contributions on various academic topics pertaining to the history of childhood and youth.