Solvej Berlau teaches History and Social Science at Slagelse Gymnasium. Prior to teaching Solvej worked for 10 years at the Danish Institute for International Studies specialising in Holocaust and Genocide Studies with an aim to bridge the gap between students and new research. Besides teaching Solvej undertakes lectures and is the author of a variety of educational materials, documentaries and more. Within Humanity in Action Denmark Solvej is, among many other things, the coordinator and facilitator of the Teaching Academy.
Solvej has served on the Humanity in Action Denmark Board of Directors since 2018.
Updatet November 2023
More from Solvej Berlau
Webinar: The US Midterm Elections 2022
The mid-term elections in the US on 8 November 2022 could be a turning point in American politics. All seats in the House of Representatives, and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate, are up for grabs. Learn more about American politics and its consequences when Humanity in Action invites you to a conversation with Helle Porsdam, Professor of History and Law specialising in contemporary American History (the webinar is in Danish).
Webinar: Europe after the war in Ukraine
With the invasion of Ukraine, Russia has used hard power on a continent that thought this kind of war belonged in the 20th century. What will the war mean for European politics and self-understanding? What will be the long-term consequences? Find out more about the broader meaning of the war in Ukarine in this webinar with Historian Uffe Østergaard.
Webinar: Ukraine - History, Society, Culture
Watch our webinar on Ukrainian society, culture, and history with Director of Ukrainian-Danish Youth House - and Senior Fellow - Julie Arnfred Bojesen. Julie presents key facts about the country's history, culture, language, and society, and answeres questions from teachers.
Applications for 2019 Teaching Academy are Open
Are you a teacher or studying to become a teacher? Would you like to learn more about the dilemmas and challenges teaching in a diverse classroom?
Documentary: "Theresienstadt - Danish Children in Nazi Captivity"
Senior Fellow Solvej Berlau decided to create a documentary film about Danish Holocuast survivors the by telling the stories of six Jewish children who were transported from Denmark to the concentration camp of Theresienstadt.
Theresienstadt - Danish Children in Nazi Captivity
A documentary film and interactive, educational website with teaching materials and ideas for incorporating first-hand accounts into Danish World War II education.