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Mary Hilson is professor at the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University, and member of the ReNEW steering group. Her research interests include the history of popular movements in the Nordic countries and beyond, especially the co-operative movement. She is currently working in a joint research project ‘Nordic Model(s) in the Global Circulation of Ideas, 1970-2020’, funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. 

Nicola Witcombe, editor at nordics.info.

Lill-Ann Körber, professor of Nordic literature, media and culture at the School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University. 

Thorsten Borring Olesen is professor in modern Danish and European history. He is mainly working with political history at the national, Nordic and European level. On Norden specifically he is interested in Nordic transnational and institutional cooperation, Nordic development aid policies and the Nordic approach to the EU.

Mette Frisk Jensen is senior advisor, Ph.D. and leader of the Danish history website danmarkshistorien.dk at the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University. She has especially worked with the history of anti-corruption and the ethics of public office amongst especially Danish civil servants in the 19th century but also more general in the Scandinavian states.

Anne Sørensen is senior adviser at the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University. She works as editor, writer and researcher at www.danmarkshistorien.dk, a website disseminating research in Danish history. Additionally, she supervises history theses and projects on contemporary European history and digital history. She is currently working on an Open Online Course in Danish history from the Middle Ages until now and has written the chapter on post war history 1945-1973.

Helle Strandgaard Jensen is Associate Professor at the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University, and co-director of the Center for Digital History Aarhus. Her research interest include contemporary childhood and media history in Scandinavia, and how it compares to that of Western Europe and the US. She works with a range of themes in this area, but in particular 1) public debates about children’s media consumption, 2) the reception and demarcation of Sesame Street in Western Europe and Scandinavia in the 1970s, and 3) how digital technologies have shaped archival institutions’ influence on cultural memory.   

Bodil Marie Stavning Thomsen, professor of Culture and Media Studies at Scandinavian Studies, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University in Denmark. Her research interest include the connections and interrelations of culture and audio/visual media in the Nordic countries, especially fashion, film, interfaces. She is currently heading the research project Affects, Interfaces, Events (2015-2021), funded by the Independent Research Fund, Denmark, and a research partner in Immediations. Art, Media and Event (2013-2020), funded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, headed by Erin Manning, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. 

Karen Klitgaard Povlsen is Senior Lecturer, associate professor (em.) at the School of Culture and Communication, Media Studies, AU and is member of the Renew core group. She participated in many Nordic research projects and published the anthology Northbound (2007) on European travelogues from the Nordic Countries around 1800. She is currently working with the food recipe 1880-2020 in popular media in a material culture perspective.

Christina Fiig is Associate Professor at the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University. 

Nina Javette Koefoed is Associate Professor at the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University