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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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CSS Conference 2019: Theme suggestions!

Expanded descriptions of the topic suggestions to the CSS Conference 2019: Scandinavian Languages and Literatures in the World – Prospects and Challenges (May 16-18) is now published on the conference website. The topics are not to be seen as limitations on the content of your presentations but as inspiration. If you have suggestions of other topics or perhaps a panel session we are happy to receive them!

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New journal: Kyngervi - Call for Submissions

Kyngervi, meaning ‘gender’ in Icelandic, is a new journal in Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Studies with a focus primarily on gender and queer studies, but also taking a broader consideration of studies of ‘the Other’ – we aim to bring the marginalized to the forefront. We therefore also center race, disability, human/animal studies, and other related themes. Kyngervi is double-blind peer reviewed, run by students, for students to showcase their work.

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Hardback Add to GoodReads Nordic Narratives of Nature and the Environment Ecocritical Approaches to Northern European Literatures and Cultures

Nordic Narratives of Nature and the Environment is the first English language anthology that presents ecocritical research on northern European literatures and cultures. The contributors examine specifically Nordic narratives of nature and the environment, with a focus on the cultures and literatures of the modern northern European countries Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, including Sápmi, which is the land traditionally inhabited by the indigenous Sami people.

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