The Northwest Danish Association presents: “Nordic Ventures: A Spring Series”. The series includes presentations by various speakers with interesting insights on topics from the Northern Hemisphere.
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When? Join us at 7:00 PM on the following Thursday’s:
February 23rd 2017: World War II: The Occupation of Denmark by Professor Nathaniel Hong
(Doors open at 6:30 pm for display)
The first session of the 2017 Nordic Ventures series will feature an exhibition on the rescue of the Jews of Denmark during World War II accompanied by a presentation on the occupation of Denmark by Dr. Nathaniel Hong.
Dr. Hong will discuss the multiple aspects of the German occupation of Denmark during WWII as well as the underground press and the development of the Danish Resistance. He has written two books on this period, Occupied: Denmark’s Adaptation and Resistance to German Occupation (1940-1945) and Sparks of Resistance: The Illegal Press in German Occupied Denmark, April 1940 – August 1943. Dr. Hong conducted research for these books at the Museum of Danish Resistance, the Danish National Archive, the Royal Library, and other occupation history archives around Denmark, during several extended stays in Denmark.
March 23rd 2017: “The History of the Royal Danish Air Force” by Henry Geijsbeek
April 27th 2017: “Ethics and Common Sense” by Claus Windelev
May 25th 2017: Danish Happiness and the Concept of “Hygge” by Kristian Næsby
Where? At The Seattle Danish Center
1833 N 105th Street, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98133
Cost? Suggested Donation $10
Parking available. Light refreshments provided. Beer (suggested donation $5).