Professor Ammertte Deibert to Study in Denmark

April 12, 2018

Professor Ammertte Deibert, Criminal Justice and Sociology Department, will be studying educational philosopher N.F.S. Grundtvig in Denmark for 5 weeks. Part of her stay will be in Copenhagen facilitated by Michael Schelde, Centre Director at The Grundtvig Study Center, Aarhus University and Grundtvig in transnational exchange. She will live at Vartov in Copenhagen, built in 1724, and owned by the Grundtvigsk Forum, a Grundtvigian society started in 1898. Two university centres are based in Vartov, The Grundtvig Study Centre and Soren Kierkegaard Research Centre.

Ammertte will be studying at Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark facilitated and a guest of Hannah and Edward Broadbridge, both having numerous publications connected to Grundtvig and education in Denmark. She will be staying a week in a Danish Folk High School with Edward and Hannah’s granddaughter. Deibert will also be visiting Danish students that have stayed in her home from Campus Vejle. One purpose of the study will be to create a 3-dimenstional installation for Grand View University connected to N.F.S. Grundtvig with words in English and Danish.  Another purpose will be to continue and rejuvenate Grundtvig’s philosophy in her classrooms.