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The AASSC Conference, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. May 28 – 31, 2018

The thirty-seventh annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) will be held at the University of Regina from Monday, May 28 – Thursday, May 31, 2018 in conjunction with the meetings of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences / FĂ©dĂ©ration Canadienne des Sciences Humaines.

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Międzynarodowa konferencja "Dramatyka kultury i natury",14-16 May 2018

Institute of Scandinavian Studies, University of GdaƄsk has the pleasure to invite you to participate in an international, interdisciplinary conference entitled:

THE DRAMMAR* OF CULTURE AND NATURE: RELATIONS BETWEEN POLAND AND THE NORTH

As Poland celebrates the 14th anniversary of its membership in the European Union and of the intensification of its political-economic relations with Northern Europe, with its popular culture reflecting a growing interest in Scandinavian-ness and Nordic-ness, we would like to invite you to join our discussion about the multi-dimensional nature of the relations between Poland and Northern Europe analyzed through the lenses of various academic disciplines.

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Special issue of SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES, Theme: "Knausgård Beyond Autofiction"

We are looking for articles on Knausgård’s writings before, after, and including My Struggle, by scholars in any area of literary studies or the humanities, that address a range of social, historical, and aesthetic issues including gender and masculinity, affect, childhood, collective/historical memory, views of art and realism, contemporary Nordic politics, Hitler and Nazism, as well as Knausgård’s engagement with theory, philosophy, and literary predecessors. Deadline for a 300-word abstract is May 1st 2018, and deadline for submission of chosen articles is October 1st. 

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1 Fully-funded PhD Position in Political History and Scandinavian Studies at the Department of Language and Literature, NTNU

The Department of Language and Literature at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology invites applications from qualified individuals for a 3-year PhD position within the project “Conservatism at the Crossroads: Conservative thought and the renewal of democratic politics in Britain and Scandinavia, 1930-1963”, beginning in August 2018. The application deadline is 01.02.2018.

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Bilder i Norden ca 900 – 1700. Ikonografisk symposium 30 august – 2 september 2018, Stiklestad, Norge

De nordiske landenes historie er tett sammenvevd. I vikingtid, middelalder og tidlig nytid var grensene omskiftelige, styrkeforholdene landene mellom likesÄ. I tidlig middelalder var hele regionen underlagt erkestiftet i Lund. PÄ 13- og 1400-tallet var store deler av det moderne Norden forent i Kalmarunionen, og i en lengre periode var regionens eliter knyttet til hverandre gjennom ekteskap og eiendomsbesittelser.

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KonstnÀrligt arbete i vÀlfÀrdsstatens tjÀnst, 29 september, Lund

HĂ€rmed inbjuds du att nĂ€rvara vid symposiet ”KonstnĂ€rligt arbete i vĂ€lfĂ€rdsstatens tjĂ€nst” vid SprĂ„k- och litteraturcentrum, Lunds universitet, onsdagen den 29 november 2017. TrĂ€ffen, som Ă€ger rum mellan klockan 10.00 och ca. klockan 16:00, Ă€r kostnadsfri och öppen för alla intresserade.

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Nordens litteratur

Nordens litteratur Ă€r en historia som handlar om litteratur i Norden under cirka 1 200 Ă„r. Svensk, dansk, finsk, grönlĂ€ndsk, islĂ€ndsk, fĂ€röisk, norsk och samisk litteratur ses hĂ€r inte som isolerade eller statiska storheter utan som litteraturer som samspelar inbördes och utvecklas i dialog med andra litteraturer...

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