Hans Christian Andersen and Community takes place at SDU, 4 - 7 December 2017. On this page you can get familiar with the conference programme. Please note that changes may appear - so stay updated.
Presenters and keynotes are welcomed at the city hall by mayor Peter Rahbæk Juel at 7 p.m. (19.00).
At 7.30 p.m. (19.30) Museum Director at Odense City Museums, Torben Grøngaard Jeppesen and Henrik Lübker: Presentation of the House of Fairytales.
Hours 8.30 - 9.30 Arrivals from the city center, registration and coffee 9.30 - 10.00 Opening words by Vice Chancellor Henrik Dam and Head of the Hans Christian Andersen Center, Johs. Nørregaard Frandsen 10.00 - 11.00 Keynote: Julie K. Allen, USA: ”How Hans Christian Andersen Conquered the World: The Global Circulation and Adaptation of Fairy Tales” 11.00 - 11.20 Break 11.20 - 13.35 Sessions 13.35 - 15.00 Lunch in the SDU restaurant 15.00 - 16.00 Keynote: Professor Klaus Müller Wille, Switzerland: ”Runious communities. Hans Christian Andersen and the political imaginary of the 19th century” 16.00 - 16.10 Break 16.10 - 18.20
Sessions 18.20 - 18.35 Break 18.35 - 19.35 Keynote: Professor Luo Xianmin, China:”Translations of Hans Christian Andersen and his Intertextual World in China” 19.35 - 21.00 Dinner 21.00 Departure to the city center
Hours 9.00 - 9.30 Arrivals from the city center and coffee 9.30 - 10.30 Keynote: Professor Elisabeth Oxfeldt, Norway: “Imagining War and Soldiers: Contemporary Danish Cinema Through the Lens of Hans Christian Andersen” 10.30 - 10.45 Break 10.45 - 12.55 Sessions 12.55 - 14.00 Lunch in the SDU restaurant and coffee 14.00 - 15.00 Keynote: Professor Sun Jian, China: “From Langelinie to the Bund: Hans Christian Andersen and the City of Shanghai” 14.00 - 20:00 Odense city's H.C. Andersen Christmas Market is open exceptionally 15.00 Bus to the city center 16.00 Welcome at the city hall by Deputy Mayor Jane Jegin
Opening ceremony at Flakhaven followed by stomp performance
16.10 Dance performance 'Bolden og Toppen' freely adapted from H.C. Andersen. Choreographer: Sten Kørner 16.55 'Field of Light' by artist Bruce Munro is ignited 18.00 Dinner and reception at Odense city hall. Speakers: Mayor Peter Rahbæk Juel and Chief curator at Odense City Museums, Ejnar Stig Askgaard
Hours 9.00 - 9.30 Welcome and coffee 9.30 - 10.30 Keynote: Professor Marianne T. Stecher, USA: ”Underground Andersen – Political Allegory and the Fairy Tale” 10.30 - 10.40 Break 10.40 - 12.50 Sessions 12.50 - 13.00 Break 13.00 - 13.15 Closing words by Johs. Nørregaard Frandsen 13.00 - 14.30 Lunch and coffee in the SDU resataurant