Søren Kierkegaard - the global Dane

Get to know Søren Kierkagaard better with these reflections on Søren Kierkegaard's life and works. Text and pictures were originally presented at the traveling exhibition "Søren Kierkegaard - the global Dane". 

The early Kierkegaard

The productive years

The late Kirkegaard

The exhibition “Søren Kierkegaard - The Global Dane” is supported by the Danish Ministry of Culture in cooperation with the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre and the Program Committee for KEIRKEGAARD 2013 under Golden Days.

The text for plaques were written by Joakim Garff, lic.theol., Research Professor at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre. Garff is co-editor of Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter and has served as president of the Søren Kierkegaard Society. Garff is author of Regines Gåde [Regine’s Riddle] (2013) and SAK. Søren Aabye Kierkegaard. En Biografi [SAK. Søren Kierkegaard. A Biography] (2000), which has been translated into numerous languages.

Photographs of Kierkegaard’s manuscripts are from Skriftbilleder. Søren Kierkegaards journaler, notesbøger, hæfter, ark, lapper og strimler [Written Images: Søren Kierkegaard’s Journals, Notebooks, Booklets, Sheets, Scraps, and Slips of Paper], Copenhagen: Gads Press, 1996.

Other photographs: The Museum of National History, Frederiksborg Castle; The photography studios at the Danish National Library, The National Gallery of Denmark, Museum of Copenhagen, and Adam Garff.


© The Danish Ministry of Culture, 2013

Design: Kvorning Design & Kommunikation

The exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the Danish Ministry of Culture.