‘Death to Denmark!’: Deciphering a Global Event

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This paper analyzes Danish reactions to the Muhammad cartoon caricature crisis, emphasizing the three narratives that dominate the discussion following the protests against the publication of the 12 cartoons in the Danish newspaper Jyllandsposten. The narratives were: freedom of speech versus intimidation by Muslims; harrasment of Muslims; and as a sign of failed integration of Muslims into Danish society. Calls for apologies dominate all three discourses.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 2006
EventSociety for Applied Anthropology - Vancouver
Duration: 2006 Mar 30 → …


ConferenceSociety for Applied Anthropology
Period2006/03/30 → …

Bibliographical note

author contact: steven.sampson@soc.Lu.se

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Social Anthropology


  • Muhammad cartoons
  • Danish cartoon crisis
  • Jyllandsposten
  • social anthropology
  • anthropology of apology


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