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Events

International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Nordic and Arctic Drama from a Central European Perspective
Nov
6
to Nov 8

International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Nordic and Arctic Drama from a Central European Perspective

  • Department of Scandinavian Studies at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The key purpose of the conference is to explore the concept of Nordic and arctic drama and theatre reflected in Central Europe. The conference will deal with interdisciplinary questions about the use of the notion “arctic region” in a more extended sense, and about the staging and literary receptions of Nordic drama, characterized by a wide range of artistic expressions from realism to symbolism and expressionism, as well as poetic-lyrical landscape dialogues.

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SASS 2020: Postcolonial Entanglements
Apr
29
to May 3

SASS 2020: Postcolonial Entanglements

  • Wyndham Grand Rio Mar, Puerto rico (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 110th annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study will take place between April 29 – May 3 2020, at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, on the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. Watch for forthcoming details on the call for streams (June) and papers (September). The conference theme is Postcolonial Entanglements.

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Nordisk film i världen: New Nordic Cinema (with a touch of literature)
Sep
19
1:15 PM13:15

Nordisk film i världen: New Nordic Cinema (with a touch of literature)

  • Språk- och litteraturcentrum, Absalon A129b (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You are warmly welcome to this research seminar focusing on Nordic film and television of the past two decades, with particular emphasis on works that have gained international circulation and attention. Presentations and discussions will primarily highlight narrative, aesthetic and cultural aspects of these works, aiming to discern challenges, perspectives and possibilities for further studies of contemporary New Nordic Cinema cultures.

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Konference om Nordisk Nabosprogsdidaktik og -kommunikation i Læreruddannelserne
Sep
12
to Sep 13

Konference om Nordisk Nabosprogsdidaktik og -kommunikation i Læreruddannelserne

  • Københavns Professionshøjskole (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Denna konferens handlar om grannspråk och grannspråksdidaktik från nya perspektiv. Arrangörer är lärarutbildningar i Sverige, Danmark, Norge och Island med en stark tro på grannspråkens och grannspråkskulturernas didaktiska möjligheter. Tilmeldingsfrist: Mandag d. 1. juli 2019.

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The Society for East Norse Philology's 4th biennial international conference
Jun
12
to Jun 14

The Society for East Norse Philology's 4th biennial international conference

The Society for East Norse Philology's 4th biennial international conference which will take place at the Department for Scandinavian and Finnish Studies at the University of Cologne, 12-14 June. Conference papers deal with aspects of Danish, Swedish and Gutnish medieval philology. The lectures will be held in English, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian.

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CSS Conference 2019: "Scandinavian Languages and Literatures World Wide – Prospects and Challenges"
May
16
to May 18

CSS Conference 2019: "Scandinavian Languages and Literatures World Wide – Prospects and Challenges"

  • Språk- och litteraturcentrum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Centre for Scandinavian Studies Copenhagen – Lund is proud to once again invite scholars from around the world to Lund university and to the next installment of our biannual international conference! The second conference will take place between May 16th-18th 2019 and it is titled "Scandinavian Languages and Literatures World Wide – Prospects and Challenges".

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Invenīre: Discovery & Innovation in Pre-Modern Scandinavia
Feb
22
to Feb 23

Invenīre: Discovery & Innovation in Pre-Modern Scandinavia

  • University of California, Berkeley (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This conference aims to explore inventions as both process and product in Scandinavia before 1800. Broadly defined, these conceptions may include technological advancements, the navigation of global landscapes, cartography and spatial knowledge, economic networks, religious and political thought, history of the book, the reception of architectural and artistic modes, and cosmology.

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Call for papers: Invenīre: Discovery & Innovation in Pre-Modern Scandinavia
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Call for papers: Invenīre: Discovery & Innovation in Pre-Modern Scandinavia

  • University of California, Berkeley (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This conference aims to explore inventions as both process and product in Scandinavia before 1800. Broadly defined, these conceptions may include technological advancements, the navigation of global landscapes, cartography and spatial knowledge, economic networks, religious and political thought, history of the book, the reception of architectural and artistic modes, and cosmology.

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SASS 2018 - Frontiers: Past, Present and Future
May
3
to May 5

SASS 2018 - Frontiers: Past, Present and Future

The presidential conference theme for this year’s meeting is “Frontiers: Past, Present and Future.” Given the historical status of Los Angeles as part of the California frontier, we see clear links to the frontier nature of the Nordic region and scholarship that engages the Nordic. “Frontiers” are ubiquitous and forge close links to the Nordic...

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Releaseseminarium för "Ballongförbud". En roman av CSSmedarbetaren Robert Zola Christensen
Mar
28
4:00 PM16:00

Releaseseminarium för "Ballongförbud". En roman av CSSmedarbetaren Robert Zola Christensen

Karin Zillén från Sydsvenskan och Robert Zola Christensen, författare och lektor i danska på Språk- och litteraturcentrum vid Lunds universitet samt medlem i CSS, samtalar kring hans bok "Ballongförbud" som precis blivit översatt från danska till svenska. Ett seminarium kring möjligheter och problem i mötet mellan dansk och svensk kultur.

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Borders and Bridges, University of California, Berkeley
Mar
9
to Mar 10

Borders and Bridges, University of California, Berkeley

  • University of California, Berkely (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The recent movement of people fleeing political conflict in North Africa and the Middle East, as well as the movement of workers from Eastern Europe and other parts of the world has brought global attention to questions of nationalism and transnationalism. In Scandinavia, 20th and 21st century immigration has unsettled notions of national identity, citizenship, and of the nation-state itself...

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CENS2018: the second Annual Nordic Studies Conference
Mar
7
to Mar 9

CENS2018: the second Annual Nordic Studies Conference

  • University of Helsinki, Finland (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Second Annual Nordic Studies Conference will take place in Helsinki 2018. The conference is arranged by the Centre for Nordic Studies (CENS) at the University of Helsinki. The conference is a follow up of the conference arranged by the University of Oslo (UiONorden) in March 2017, Global Challenges ‒ Nordic Experiences. ...

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Nov
17
to Nov 18

Marketing the North

This conference examines the paths, strategies, critical relationships, gallery alliances, curatorial efforts, artist-driven organizations, cult of celebrity, national identity initiatives, and other pathways through which Edvard Munch and his contemporaries entered the international art market and critical discourse. ...

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Rethinking Scandinavia - CSS Publications Web Quarterly
Oct
4
4:15 PM16:15

Rethinking Scandinavia - CSS Publications Web Quarterly

Den 4 oktober kl. 16.15 arrangerar Centre for Scandinavian Studies ett seminarium med efterföljande mingel på LUX, sal C312, även kallad Personalmatsalen, med anledning av utgivningen av första numret av Centre for Scandinavian Studies nätburna Rethinking Scandinavia. CSS Publications Web Quarterly.

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Sep
28
to Sep 29

Landscapes in television drama series

  • Aarhus University, Denmark (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In contrast to film and literature, cinematic geography and landscapes in television drama series is a fairly new and emerging research field. Many recent television drama series include a significant use of places and landscapes including panorama aesthetics, cityscapes, snowscapes and seascapes. ...

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Rethinking Scandinavia
Jun
14
to Jun 17

Rethinking Scandinavia

Vad finns det för skäl att intressera sig för Norden i vår tid? Hur ska man bedriva studier med inriktning mot Norden i en värld präglad av på en gång ökande globalisering och tilltagande nationalism?

Med utgångspunkt i dessa frågor arrangerar Centre for Scandinavian Studies Copenhagen-Lund (CSS) en flerdisciplinär konferens för skandinaviskt eller nordiskt orienterade forskare från hela världen med titeln ”Rethinking Scandinavia” på Språk- och litteraturcentrum och LUX den 14–17 juni 2017.

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May
11
to May 15

Islands and Literature

  • Torshavn, Faroe Islands (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This conference will be held in Tórshavn, the capital of The Faroe Islands. We have invited poets and scholars from different parts of the world to elaborate on and discuss matters like the role of islands and island literatures in contemporary literature, archipelagos and the sea, islands as places of exception, islands between old waterways ...

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