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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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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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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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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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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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