Professor Marianne Pade appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog
Marianne Pade, Professor of Classical philology, has received the Queen's honour for her extensive work in the service of science.
A long-term career involving both research into classical philology and the promotion of the position of science in Denmark. From this point of departure, Marianne Pade, professor of Classical Philology at Aarhus University, has just been appointed Knight of the Order of Dannebrog.
"It is a great pleasure for me to receive the Knight of the Order of Dannebrog, which I feel is a recognition of the societal importance of institutions that promote the position of science in Denmark and strengthen our understanding of our cultural heritage as part of the European Community of culture. Both as director of the Danish Institute in Rome and as editor for the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, it has always been encouraging to experience the Queen's genuine interest in our work, "says Marianne Pade about her appointment.
Marianne Pade is professor of Classical philology at Aarhus University. From 2011 to 2019, she had a leave of absence from her position, while she was director of the Danish Institute in Rome, which plays a key role in Danish research in the Mediterranean, from antiquity to the present day. Marianne Pade is also editor and a member of the Presidium of the Royal Danish Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters and the director of Centre for Danish neo-Latin.
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