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Nordic and Arctic Drama from a Central European Perspective, Budapest, November 6-8, 2019

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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Konferens i Köln 12-14 juni

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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SASS 2020 in Puerto Rico!

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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New journal in Scandinavian Studies!

Apardjón Journal for Scandinavian Studies is a multi-disciplinary open access, online journal, attached to the Centre for Scandinavian Studies at the University of Aberdeen, which aims to create a platform for postgraduate and early career researchers to publish and promote their academic work. With a focus first and foremost on the Old Norse world, the journal is especially interested in interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies within the field of Medieval Scandinavian Studies but will consider articles from different geographies that are connected to the Norse world.

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Scandinavian Philology - en ny publiceringskanal

Scandinavian Philology är en tidskrift som ges ut av Sankt Petersburgs statliga universitet (Sankt Petersburg, Ryssland) två gånger om året. Den tar upp ämnen som nordiska språk, litteratur i Norden, kultur i Norden samt kulturförbindelser mellan Norden och andra länder, översättning (från eller till de nordiska språken) i teori och praktik.

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Scandia 2, 2019 - Dossier: Magic and Religion in Scandinavia

The deadline for submission is June 30 of 2019. Scandia accepts contributions in English, Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian, and authors need to be engaged at least in any Master’s Program. We accept articles that are not related to the special edition theme, which are published in the free session.

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Call for papers: International conference at the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, 8 March 2019

This international conference is held in conjunction with the exhibition Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (9 February – 5 May 2019) at the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen and Centre Pompidou, Paris—the largest ever showcase of the work of the pioneering Danish artist Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911-1984)

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Den 7e internasjonale Hamsun-konferansen: Hamsun og grenser, 19 – 20 september 2019, UiT – Norges arktiske universitet

I over fire tiår har UiT – Norges arktiske universitet prioritert forskning på Knut Hamsuns forfatterskap. Vi inviterer med dette cfp til å sende inn abstracts til den sjuende internasjonale Hamsun-konferansen, som går av stabelen ved UiT, Tromsø, den 19–20 september 2019.

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The Global North: Spaces, Connections, and Networks before 1700, Stokckholm University 12-14 August 2019

This conference invites scholars of many disciplines to explore the spaces, connections, and  networks of the Global North within a longer time frame and to offer new perspectives that cross the frontiers of traditional national historiographies or insular regional studies.

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