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Call for signatures: Preserve the study of the Danish language and culture abroad
The Danish government is moving to terminate the Danish Lecturer Scheme which ensures the distribution of Danish language and culture abroad.
LIVE-sänt mötet om dansk-svensk kultur med CSS partner
CSS samarbetspartner i projektet Fördomsfönster Öresund – Øresundsinstituttet – arrangerar den 8 september ett live-sänt samtal om dansk-svensk kultur i Öresund.
CSS Conference 2022!
We can now finally announce that our third biannual international conference in Scandinavian Studies will take place August 2022 and that the theme for this edition will be humour in Scandinavian culture.
Publication: Maternal Abandonment and Queer Resistance in Twenty-First-Century Swedish Literature
Jenny Björklund's latest book questions why so many mothers leave their families in twenty-first-century Swedish literature, analyzing literary representations of maternal abandonment in relation to sociopolitical discourses.
Call for Papers: "Emotions on the Fringes: Marginalised, Monstrous, and Supernatural Emotions" for International Medieval Congress
The congress will be held 4th-7th July 2022 in Leeds, and puts its own spin on the IMC 2022 thematic strand 'Borders'.
Online Conference: Hyggnaþing - Old Norse Graduate Conference
Hyggnaþing is a one-day conference on the 11th of August with the aim to overcome the difficulties of isolation by bringing postgraduate students together virtually.
Available position: Research Assistant for the Departement of History´s Chair of Nordic History at the University of Greifswald
At the University of Greifswald´s Faculty of Arts and Humanities there is a job vacancy expected to be available from 01.10.2021 for a full-time Research Assistant.
Invitation to the 25th ATdS in Munich, 6-8 Sept 2022 - save the date
Announcing the 25th ATdS (Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik) in Munich in September 2022.
Call for papers: Georg Brandes’s Impact on the Arts and Politics beyond Denmark
The next Scandinavian issue of Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Philologica will focus on Brandes’s impact on national literatures and cultures globally.
Publication: Scandinavian Exceptionalisms
Based on papers delivered at the 2018 IASS Conference in Copenhagen, this volume contains 24 articles on themes such as Nordic Identities, Nordic Dystopias, Nordic Postcolonialism, Scandinavian Places and Landscapes, Folkhem and Working-Class Fiction, and Translating Scandinavian Exceptionalisms.