Beth Juncker

Beth Juncker



  • studies in childculture and children's culture from an aesthetic perspective
  • the status of 'the child' in theory of knowledge
  • the notion of childculture/children's culture in relation to notions of culture
  • the meaning of aesthetics in children's everyday life
  • the meaning of aesthetics in classical art (theatre, literature,paintings, music, danse) for children
  • the meaning of aesthetics in modern media (film,tv,video,computer, computerplays, internet) for children
  • children's librairies as cultural institutions

Childculture/children's Culture in Theory of Knowledge and History of Culture, Art for Children, Media for Children, Children's librairies in a cultural perspective, Childculture and Children's Culture in Cultural Politics, Modern Communication Strategies

Current research

  • born 8.11.1947
  • 1967: undergraduate in modern languages
  • 1967-68: studies in french history and literature at Sorbonne University, Paris
  • 1974: graduate as major in danish literature, Copenhagen University  
  • 1978: Master of Arts in nordic literature, Copenhagen University
  • 1972-76: lecturer in danish literature, Department of Nothern Philology, Copenhagen University
  • 1976-82: Associate Professor in danish literature and communication, Department of Language, Communication and Cultural History, Aalborg University
  • In head of research at the project: The Literary History of Nordic Female Writers 
  • 1995 -2004: Associate Professor in childculture/children's culture , Department of Cultur al and Media Studies, The Royal School of Library and Information Science
  • 2001-02: Senior Lecturer at The Danish Institute for Advanced Studies in The Humanities
  • 2004 - 2009: Professor in Aesthetics, appointed by The Danish Research Council for The Humanities
  • 2008 - 2010: Professor II at Tromsoe University, Norway 
  • 2009 -        : Professor in Child Culture and Children's Culture at The Royal School of Library and Information Science in Copenhagen

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Børn & Kultur i Norden. Nordiske forskningsperspektiver i dialog

    Juncker, Beth, 13 Mar 2013, København. 196 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportResearchpeer-review

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