What's up, Europe? Gender, media and European integration. The story of a a young Dane exploring the continent.

Monday, January 28, 2008

What's the European woman like?

Yesterday I was asked if I could come up with five words describing the 'European woman'. It's a challenging task since both 'European' and 'woman' are very broad concepts. What are characteristics that women in Europe share - if any at all? So as a pragmatic solution I decided to to look at my women friends and colleagues and consider what they're like. Then I came up with these five words:


Other suggestions?

Sunday, January 20, 2008


I hope to get around to comment on this another day. Argh!

Lego gets the message across

Silence. I know it's been quiet for some time here. Anyhow, I came across this poster which I wanted to show you. The message is pretty clear, huh? It's from the UN Refugee Council.This campaign is more than 10 years old, but still pretty cool. Check out the other posters here.