Conferences, workshops and other academic events in the field of Scandinavian Studies


UiT – The Arctic University of Norway is hosting the 34th conference of the International Association for Scandinavian Studies.


Contemporary Scandinavian children’s and young-adult literature is full of stories that combine a playful joy of storytelling with important socio-cultural themes, but how does this translate?


The interdisciplinary conference “Cultural Representations of the Region in Transnational Contexts, c. 1840-1940” will take place at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, from 11 to 13 January 2023. Extended deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 July 2022.


Call for papers on the topic of “COLLECTIONS” for the 13th triennial NORDIK Conference of Art History in the Nordic Countries (virtual via zoom).


Forskarseminariet i litteraturvetenskap på SOL-centrum och CSS arrangerar seminarium med Yvonne Leffler, Åsa Arping, Gunilla Hermansson och Birgitta Johansson Lindh från Göteborgs universitet.


Universitetet i Caen arrangerar ett heldagssymposium på franska den 18 november i samarbete med Les Boréales-festivalen och Alexis de Toqueville-biblioteket.


Drawing on recent developments in gender, queer and trans theory, the Komplitt symposium TRANSLATION/TRANSMISSION/TRANSGRESSION will address complex forms of difference that are inevitably actualized when literature is translated and circulated beyond its origins.


We are happy to announce that the renowned English philosopher Simon Critchley will be part of our line-up of keynote speakers at this summer's CSS conference on Nordic humour in the world! Also, extended deadline for abstract submissions because of the recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.


Since 1973, the Strindberg Society has organized international Strindberg conferences. The 22nd conference is being organized by the Strindberg Society and the Department of Theatre Studies at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania. The conference will mark the anniversary of one hundred and ten years of Strindberg‘s death and will be a part of the programme "Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022".


Fifth Workshop of the Ecocritical Network for Scandinavian Studies (ENSCAN). University of Bonn, Germany, and online, 9-10 June 2022

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