Niels Peter Skou

Job: Assistant professor, SDU

Bio: Niels Peter Skou has a background in intellectual history and music and has written his PhD thesis on the Danish architect and cultural critic Poul Henningsen at University of Southern Denmark, where he has also taught theory of science and design culture. He has also worked as a researcher on Kolding School of Design investigating how design can change our awareness and relation towards electricity and energy. Niels Peter’s research interests include the connections between design debate and the debate on culture and democracy in the 20th. Century, Design, culture and energy conceptions, and the relationship between technology and everyday language.