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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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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 Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North 2019

The 9th annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North will take place at the University of Iceland, on April 12-13th, 2019. This student organized two-day event is intended as an interdisciplinary forum for postgraduate students (MA and PhD level) of Old Norse and medieval Scandinavia. Students who have not given papers at an academic conference before are especially encouraged to submit.

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SASS 2019

SASS 2019 will take place May 2-4, 2019,  in the heart of downtown Madison WI, on the shores of Lake Monona. The conference theme “Closing the Frontiers?”  is highly relevant when dealing with contemporary Scandinavia. Frontiers are borders – real and imagined, present and historical. Scandinavia, like the United States, is a place where previously open borders have started to close.

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AASSC Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 3-6, 2019

The thirty-eighth annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) will be held at the University of British Columbia from Monday, June 3– Thursday, June 6, 2019 in conjunction with the meetings of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences / Fédération Canadienne des Sciences Humaines.

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CfP: Norse myth in Fantasy fiction/La mythologie nordique dans la Fantasy

Since Romanticism, Norse Mythology has been a popular source for fiction and has especially found its way in Fantasy works. Many Fantasy stories definitely involve Vikings – or Viking-like warriors –, elves, dwarves, giants, seeresses. If some are heavily based on the myths as we know them from medieval sources, others freely reinterpret and rearrange them to completely different stories that only retain Norse names.

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