Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics
Emil Holms Kanal 2, 2300 København S, Building: 23.2.05 eller 23.2.15
1995 Dr.phil., University of Copenhagen.
1970 Mag.art. in Scandinavian Philology, University of Copenhagen.
2004- Full professor of Danish at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen.
1970-2003 Associate professor of Danish at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen.
Academic prizes and honours
2013 received the festschrift "Betydning og forståelse" (Meaning and Comprehension)
2004 Appointed member of The Arnamagnean Commission.
1969 Awarded the gold medal from University of Copenhagen for a thesis on “The vocabulary of Danish in the 16th century”.
Research management – International and Danish (selected projects and appointments)
2011-2015 Member of Steering Committee of ESF Research Netword Programme, NetWords.
2009-2012 Member of ESF Standing Committee for the Humanities.
2012 Organized the ESF conference: The embodied foundation of human communicative skills, Copenhagen.
2007-2011 Work package leader in the Danish CLARIN infrastructure project.
2005-2011 Member of The Danish Research Council for the Humanities, head 2009-2011.
Head of research projects financed by The Danish Reseach Council for the Humanities:
1993-1998 Danish Balladry 1550-1700, and
1997-2001 Text base for the study of the style and the history of the Danish language.
1982-1990 Member of steering group and Danish working group in the EEC-Machine Translation Project Eurotra.