Affiliation: Aarhus University, DK
Keywords: studies of nationalism in theory, transnationalism, national museums and cultural heritage, 19th century art, politics and culture, museum marketing, cultural and political identities, and tourism.
Karina Lykke Grand (b. 1974) obtained her PhD at Aarhus University (Denmark) in 2008, and she holds a current position as associate professor at the same university. Grand has worked as a curator and consultant for many art museums with the aim of building bridges between university research and museum dissemination. She is a board member of the following institutions: The Danish Institute in Rome (Italy), Randers Art Museum (Denmark), Nordic Institute of Art (Norway), founder and director of the Danish based Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies as well as the Nordic Nineteenth-Century Research Network. She is also one of the founders of The Nordic Association for Romantic Studies including being founding editor of the periodical Romantik – Journal for the Study of Romanticisms (V&R Unipress). Grand is currently project investigator of a larger research project funded by The Danish Council for Independent Research, Humanities with the project title: Art and the Formation of National Identities.