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Jens Lei Wendel-Hansen

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of History, University of Southern Denmark

My fields are constitutional history, Danish, Greenlandic and European political history in 19th and 20th century and memory studies. At present I work with the Danish political conception and use of the Danish defeat in the Second Schleswig War 1864.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral researcher, SDU
  • 2018–2019
    Part-time lecturer, University of Copenhagen
  • 2015–2017
    Adjunct assistant professor, University of Greenland
  • 2014–2015
    Part-time lecturer, Aarhus University
  • 2013–2014
    Curator, Vejle Museums
  • 2008–2012
    Ph.D.-student, Aarhus University


  • 2013 
    Aarhus University, Ph.D.
  • 2010 
    Aarhus University, Master
  • 2007 
    Aarhus University, Bachelor


  • 2019
    Grønlands Amt,

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Landbohistorisk Selskab