Helle Porsdam

Helle Porsdam is a Professor of American Studies at the University of Copenhagen who received her PhD in American Studies from Yale University.
She considers herself a scholar of law and humanities and has published widely on the role of law in American history and culture, human rights, and intellectual property. She was the project leader of "Copyrighting Creativity: Creative values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property" (CULTIVATE) under HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) and most recently, her research interest concerns cultural rights.
She is organizing an international conference in Copenhagen on November 13-14, 2015 on cultural rights.