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- guide to institutions working with Danish literature.


Det danske akademi - The Danish Academy
http://www.danskeakademi.dk
Includes information on the academy's members, history, and prizes. In Danish.

Center for Børnelitteratur - Centre for Children's Literature
http://www.cfb.dk/
Information about the Centre, activities etc. Danish and English versions.

Dansklærerforeningen - The Association of Danish Teachers
http://www.dansklf.dk/
Information about the association's five sections, their publications and journals. In Danish.

Dansk Forfatterforening - Danish Society of Authors
http://www.danskforfatterforening.dk/
Umbrella organisation for five groups of writers: fiction, poetry, children's and young peoples' books, non-fiction, Dansk Oversætterforbund (Translator's Union). Details about membership, courses etc. Danish and English versions.

Det Danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab - The Society for Danish Language and Literature
http://www.dsl.dk
Information about the Society, publications and ongoing projects. In Danish.

Kunststyrelsen - The Danish Arts Agency
http://www.kunststyrelsen.dk
The Danish Arts Agency was formed on 1 July 2003 by the merger of previous governmental boards and councils with the Danish Secretariat for International Cultural Relations, the secretariat for the Danish Arts Foundation and the self-governing institutions, the Danish Contemporary Art Foundation, the Danish Literature Centre and MIC – the Danish Music Information Centre, as well as a portion of the Danish Ministry of Culture’s Media and Grants Secretariat. In Danish only.

Nordisk råd - Nordic Council
http://www.norden.org
Nordic Council's web site with information about the Nordic Council Literature Prize, and the Nordic Grant Scheme, among others. Scandinavian and English version

Det danske Forfatter- og Oversættercenter Hald - The Danish Centre for Writers and Translators
http://www.oversaettercentret.dk
Information about the translation centre and its activities. Includes links to relevant institutions in Denmark and Europe. So far only danish version.

The Foundation for Danish-Norwegian Co-operation
http://www.dansk-norsk.no
The Foundation is a bilateral foundation working for the understanding and collaboration between Denmark and Norway. On the foundation's web-site a calender and programmes for literary seminars can be found. Only norwegian version.

Danske Skønlitterære Forfatterforening
http://www.daskforf.dk/
Organisation for Danish authors of fiction, drama and poetry. Danish Version only.

Forfatterskolen - The Authors' School
http://www.forfatterskolen.dk
The Authors' School offers a 2-year artistic education in literary writing and literary history. More information on the web-page. Danish Version only.

H.C. Andersen Centret - The Hans Christian Andersen Centre
http://www.andersen.sdu.dk
Among much other material, information about the Centre, publications, and accounts of Hans Christian Andersen's life and works. Danish and English versions.

Karen Blixen Museet - The Karen Blixen Museum
http://www.karen-blixen.dk
Among much other material, information about the Museum and Karen Blixen's life and works. Danish and English versions.

Søren Kierkegaard Centret - The Søren Kirkegaard Centre
http://www.sk.ku.dk
Includes information about the Centre and Søren Kirkegaard's writings, also information about translations of Kirkegaard and translation seminars. Danish and English versions.

Litterære selskaber - Literary societies
http://www.litteraturselskaber.dk
A list of Danish literary societies maintained by The Danish Centre for Writers and Translators. Danish version.

Verdens Bogdag - World Book Day
http://www.verdensbogdag.dk
World Book Day was designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading. Danish version.

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