Mikaela v. Freiesleben, Ph.D., is the Humanity in Action Denmark’s National Director and has a Master’s Degree in the Sociology of Religion and Minority Studies from the University of Copenhagen. Her Ph.D., from the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies, University of Copenhagen, analyses discourses of “parallel societies”, “ghettoisation” and “social cohesion” in past and present Danish political debate. She has previously been employed at the university teaching courses in the Minority Studies Section. Want to reach out to Mikaela v. Freiesleben? Feel free to e-mail.
Updated July 2019
More from Mikaela v. Freiesleben
Now is your chance to influence the future of Humanity in Action Denmark. What should be the main priorities of the organisation? What should the next fellowship look like? Which conversations should we facilitate in the future?
BLIV VORES NYE PRAKTIKANT
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Now is your chance to influence the future of Humanity in Action Denmark. What should the next fellowship look like? What should be the main priority of the organisation? Which conversations should we facilitate in the future?
Join our two-day seminar in Tórshavn! Youth-to-Youth
The 2021 Copenhagen Fellowship is coming to Tórshavn - and you can join us!
Info Meeting: The 2021 Copenhagen Fellowship
Join our vitual information meeting on February 3, 2021 at 17.00 to learn more about the 2021 Copenhagen Fellowship.
Info Meeting February 4, 2020: What is the Humanity in Action Fellowship?
Join us for an afternoon of inspiration and infomation, and learn more about the Fellowships we offer in Copenhagen, Sarajevo (June 3-July 1, 2020) and Atlanta (June 23-July 21, 2020).
Once, Grandmother Had Water Pipe Arms
Senior Fellow and Humanity in Action Denmark National Director Mikaela v. Freiesleben's article about her grandmother who survived Auschwitz and Belsen following her death - which coincided with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz - was published on information.dk.
'Nagymama' and I - Conversations with a Holocaust Survivor
'Nagymama' and I - Conversations with a Holocaust Survivor is a project meant to bear witness, through a personal retelling of Senior Fellow and Danish National Director Mikaela v. Freiesleben's Grandmothers life, and to give an example, through her own personal history, of how trauma is transmitted through generations.
Teaching Diversity and Human Rights: Getting to Know Mikaela v. Freiesleben
Meet our Danish National Director, Mikaela von Freiesleben, and hear her thoughts on why Humanity in Action is needed in society today.