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Presentations

Aalto, Sirpa: Karelia, Finland and Austrvegr

Ahola, Joonas: Outlaws, women and violence. In the social margins of saga literature

Andersson, Theodore M.: The Formation of the Kings’ Sagas

Andrén, Anders: Whirls, horses and ships. Towards an interpretation of the early picture stones on Gotland

Ashurst, David: Sigurđr Fáfnisbani as Nineteenth-Century Man

Atkinson, Hugh: upp ek ţér verp ok á austrvega: death overseas and the dead in the east

Avis, Robert: Writing origins: the development of communal identity in some Old Norse foundation-myths and their analogues in Guta saga

Baer, Patricia (Trish): Individuality and Iconography: Jakob Sigurđsson’s Renderings of Codex Upsaliensis f.26v

Bagge, Sverre Hĺkon: St. Óláfr and his Enemies in the Saga Tradition

Bampi, Massimiliano: “Göfuct dýr ec heiti”: Deer Symbolism in Sigurđr Fáfnisbani?

Bandlien, Bjřrn: Muslims in Karlamagnúss saga and Elíss saga ok Rósamundar

Barnes, Geraldine: Byzantium in the riddarasögur

Barraclough, Eleanor Rosamund: The World West of Iceland in Medieval Icelandic Oral Tradition

Bek-Pedersen, Karen: What do the norns actually do?

Bennett, Lisa: The ‘Other’ and the Noble Heathen: Ambiguous Representations of Grettir and Finnbogi

Bertell, Maths: Mikill vinr Ţórs. Eyrbyggja saga och namngivningen i runinskrifter

Bragason, Úlfar: Sturla the trickster

Bruvoll, Kjersti: The Good, the Bad and the Devil! On rewriting a Religious Motif in some Virgin Martyr Legends

Burge, Katrina: Negotiations of Space and Gender in Brennu-Njáls Saga

Burrows, Hannah: The Secret Lives of Lawspeakers: the portrayal of lögsögumenn in the Íslendingasögur

Byock, Jesse: Sagas and Archaeology in the Mosfell Valley, Iceland

Büschgens, Jörg: Vatnsdoela saga and Onomastics: the case of Ingimundr Ţorsteinsson

Clark, David: Manslaughter and Misogyny: women and revenge in the sagas

Cleworth, Betsie A. M.: An Icelandic Genesis

Clunies Ross, Margaret: Poets and Ethnicity

Cochrane, Jamie: Passing Time and the Past in Grettis saga Ásmundarsonar

Danielsson, Tommy: Känsla och oro i Fóstbrśđra saga

De Pins, Cyril: Rhetorical Elements in Codex Wormiamus

Driscoll, Matthew James: Editing the Fornaldarsögur Norđurlanda

Einarson, Leif: Which came first – the smith or the shaman? Völundarkviđa, craftspeople and central place complexes

Eremenko, Alexey: The ethical map of the Hrólfs saga Gautrekssonar

Eriksen, Stefka: Reception and function of stories about the East

Ferrari, Fulvio: From saga to Chronicle: Motif Migration inside Medieval Scandinavia

Fischer, Svante: Narrative Trajectories between Nodal Points in the Cultural Landscape - The Eriksgata of King Ingjald

Frantzdatter, Charlotte: The Story of Ţorsteins ţáttr bćjarmagns as the manuscripts tell it

Fraser, Lisa: A New Etymology for Hamlet? The Names Amlethus, Amlóđi and Admlithi

Friđriksdóttir, Jóhanna Katrín: Royal Women and the Friđgerđarsaga Episode

Frog, -: Snorri Sturluson and oral traditions

Ganina, Natalia: Hundingr und Saurr: zum Mythologem «Hund» im Altnordischen

Gardeła, Leszek: The Good, the Bad and the Undead. New Thoughts on the Ambivalence of Old Norse Sorcery

Gíslason, Kári: Sweden of the Sagas

Glauser, Jürg: Sensory deceptions. Concepts of mediality in the Prose Edda

Glazyrina, Galina: On the Reception of Eastern Europe in Pre-Literate Iceland

Goeres, Erin: Saintly Exile: the commemoration of King Óláfr inn helgi in the poetry of Heimskringla

Grove, Jonathan: Recreating Tradition: Sigvatr Ţórđarson’s Víkingarvísur and Óttarr svarti’s Höfuđlausn

Gräslund, Bo: Ekki nýtr sólar. När himlen färgades röd av gudarnas blod

Guđjónsson, Ţórđur Ingi: From Syria to Iceland: The Saga of St. Thomas the apostle (Tómas saga postula)

Guđmundsdóttir, Ađalheiđur: Dancing Images from Medieval Iceland

Gunnell, Terry: Ansgar's Conversion of Iceland

Gunnlaugsson, Guđvarđur Már: Hvernig leit Uppsalabók út í öndverđu?

Gurevich, Elena: From accusation to narration: The transformation of senna in islendinga thaettir

Hagland, Jan Ragnar: Egill Skalla-Grímssonr on the Library Site in Trondheim?

Hahn, Agathe Maria: Früheste Übersetzungen im Norden: Konzepte – Ziele – Traditionen

Harris, Richard: The Phraseological Matrix of the Völsung-Niflung Cycle

Hauksson, Ţorleifur: The Versions of Böglunga saga

Hauksson, Magnus: Die Sagas und die isländische Laiengeschichtsschreibung

Heide, Eldar: More inroads to pre-Christian notions, after all? The potential of late evidence

Helgadóttir-Yershova, Yelena Sesselja: Hildibrandr húnakappi and Ásmundr kappabani in Icelandic sagas and Faroese ballads

Hermann, Pernille: The Construction of Memory in Medieval Icelandic Literature

Heslop, Kate: Hjarta sjónir. Ekphrasis and medium in Líknarbraut

Holm, Olof: The Herjólfr Legend from Härjedalen and Its Resemblances to the Stories of Landnámabók

Hufnagel, Silvia: Sörla saga sterka and Rafn’s edition

Hultgĺrd, Anders: Odin – an immigrant in Scandinavia?

Irlenbusch-Reynard, Michael: Die deutschsprachigen Fassungen und Verarbeitungen der Jómsvíkinga saga von den 1920er bis zu den 1940er Jahren

Itó, Tsukusu: The Gosforth Fishing-Stone and Hymiskviđa: An Example of Inter-Communicability between the Old English and Old Norse Speakers

Jackson, Tatjana: Aldeigjuborg of the sagas in the light of archaeological data

Jakobsson, Sverrir: Centre and Periphery in Icelandic Medieval Discourse

Jakobsson, Ármann: Why be afraid? On the practical uses of legends

Jesch, Judith: The Sea-Kings of Litla Skálda

Johansson, Karl G.: Den höviske Bósi. Herrauđs ok Bósa saga i genrernas gränsland

Johanterwage, Vera: Biörner’s edition of the Friđţjófs saga ins froekna

Jucknies, Regina: Where Old West and Old East Norse literature meet A project outline

Kaiper, Anna: Boleslaw The Great, his father Mieszko, and Harald Fairhair – progenitors of royal dynasties described in texts with a political message: Chronica Polonorum and Haraldar saga harfagra

Kaplan, Merrill: Heads and tales: Mímir, Völsi, and the pursuit of prophecy

Kennedy, John: Sweden and the Swedes in English language surveys of the Viking period

Kitzler Ĺhfeldt, Laila: Celtic and Continental handicraft traditions; Template use on Gotlandic Picture Stones analysed by 3D-scanning

Kjartansson, Helgi Skúli: Law recital according to Old Icelandic law: Written evidence of oral transmission?

Kjesrud, Karoline: Eksotiske vesener i islandsk ridderlitteratur – fremstilling og funksjon

Kleivane, Elise: When small words make a big difference. On adaptation and transmission of texts in Late Medieval manuscripts

Klos, Lydia: Rune stones and Saga

Knirk, James E.: Sverris saga in Uppsala De la Gardie 3

Kruhřffer, Annette: When was the Battle of Helgeĺ?

Kuhn, Hans: Frithjof and Röde Orm: Two Swedish Viking impersonations

Kyas, Ann-Dörte: Biđk hugstóra verđung hressfoers jöfurs heyra, hvé ţolđak vás: Sigvatr’s Austrfararvísur between praise poetry and lausavísur

Lambertus, Hendrik: Mirrors of the Self - Deconstructing Bipolarity in the Late Icelandic Romances

Langeslag, Paul: Tröll and Ethnicity in Egils saga

Larrington, Carolyne: Stjúpmoeđrasögur and Sigurđr’s Daughters

Lassen, Annette: Alle islćndingesagaer i nye danske oversćttelser

Lerche Nielsen, Michael: guţr uorn hilpi suitioţ. A note on forged runic coins, sagas and stones from the 17th century

Leslie, Helen: Landscape and the Other World in the Fornaldarsögur

Lethbridge, Emily: Scribal Presence in Eggertsbók and Modern Editorial Attitudes

Ljung, Cecilia: Gendered memory – Rune stones, early Christian grave monuments and the Sagas

Lombardi, Maria Cristina: The Gutnic runkalender and the ancient system of time calculus

Lozzi Gallo, Lorenzo: Óđinn’s Role as a Guarantor of Law and Order in Norse Texts

Lyle, Emily: Royal Descent from Odin

Lřkka, Nanna: Topografi i eddadiktningen

Magnúsdóttir, Elín Bára: Love affairs versus Social Status: A Theme in Kormáks saga?

Males, Mikael: “Archaic” Assonance in the Strophes of Ragnarr Lođbróks Family and Other Early Skalds

Marani, Tommaso: The kauphús of Peter the Apostle in leiđarvísir: A Market or a Scribal Error?

Marti, Suzanne: Kenn mér réttan veg til ţess kastala er Artús konungr sitr í: References to Kingship in the Old French Conte du Graal and its Old Norse and Middle English Adaptations

Matyushina, Inna: The Valtari story in Ţidriks Saga af Bern: sources and parallels

McCreesh, Bernadine: Overcoming Óđinn: the Conversion Episode in Njáls saga

McTurk, Rory: Áslaug Granadóttir? When, where and how was Áslaug conceived?

Mees, Bernard: Alu and hale II: ‘May Thor bless’

Megaard, John: Er Njáls saga skrevet av Sturla Ţorđarson?

Melnikova, Elena: Eymundar saga Hringssonar: literary presentation of oral tradition

Mikheev, Savva: Eymundr, Ingigerđr, Yngvarr enn víđförli, Anunder a Ruzzia: Swedish Princes in Russia in the 11th Century

Mitchell, Stephen: Myth and Memory in Swedish Conversion Narratives

Morawiec, Jakub: Óláfr soenski and his skalds in Old Norse tradition

Mósesdóttir, Ragnheiđur: The production of Arnamagnćan editions and their audience in the period 1772–1936

Mulligan, Amy C.: Anatomies off the Map: “Secret and distant freaks” and the Authorization of Identity in Medieval Icelandic and Irish Literature

Mundal, Else: Kva kan vi vite om munnleg tradisjon?

Nedrelid, Gudlaug: Personar og tilnamn i Sverresoga. Nokre diskutable punkt

Nordal, Guđrún: Alternative criteria for the dating of the sagas of Icelanders

Nordberg, Andreas: Time-reckoning, ritual time and the symbolism of numbers in Adam of Bremen’s account of the great sacrifice in Old Uppsala

Orning, Hans Jacob: Imagining the Kalmar union. Nordic politics as viewed from a late 15th-century Icelandic manuscript

Palm, Rune: Runic Literacy and Viking-age Orality

Petrulevich, Aleksandra: West Slavic toponyms in Knýtlinga saga: orthographic adaptations or orthographic mistakes?

Pettersson, Jonatan: The East as a Model for the West: Translation Method and Aims in Alexanders saga

Phelpstead, Carl: Hair Loss, the Tonsure, and Masculinity in Medieval Iceland

Piccinini, Alessio: The Thidrekssaga and the birth of the first Russian state

Potts, Deborah: Suffering a sea-change: poetic justice in Egill’s Sonatorrek

Quinn, Judy: Betrothal and betrayal: the eddic tradition’s treatment of Sigurđr

Ranković, Slavica: Grettir the Deep: Traditional Referentiality and Characterisation in the Íslendingasögur

Regebro, Margareta: The women and Óđinn

Rohrbach, Lena: Die Fabrikation des Rechts. Implikationen medialer Ausformungen in west- und ostnordischen Rechtsbuchhandschriften

Roughton, Philip: A Hagiographical Reading of Egils saga

Roy, Carrie: Coming to Grips with the Beast

Słupecki, Leszek: Per sortes ac per equum. Lot-casting and hippomancy in the North after saga narratives and medieval chronicles

Salvucci, Giovanna: Brenna at Upsölum: the Denial of Cosmos

Schjřdt, Jens Peter: The reconstruction of Old Norse religion: aims and methods

Schorn, Brittany: Man as the Measure of All Things: The Relationship Between Mankind and the Gods in Eddic Wisdom Poetry

Schulte, Michael: Germanic alliteration and oral theory

Schäfke, Werner: The “Wild East” in Late Medieval Icelandic Romances – Just a Prop(p)?

Shafer, John D.: Saga Accounts of Violence-motivated Far-travel

Shenyavskaya, Tatiana: On Typology of the Name-Giving Formulas in the Sagas

Sigurđsson, Gísli: The Mental Map of Greenland in the Icelandic Sagas

Spurkland, Terje: Fornaldarsögur and the concept of literacy

Stavnem, Rolf: Aspects of editing skaldic verse. The case of Hávarđar saga Ísfirđings

Sterling, Nichole: Shifting Blame and the Subtle Management of Saga Narrative

Stern, Marjolein: Sigurđr Fáfnisbani as commemorative motif

Strandberg, Mathias: Is Óđinn really ‘alles fader’?

Sverdlov, Ilya V.: Though this be madness, yet there’s method in’t: aspects of word order in skaldic kennings

Thorvaldsen, Bernt Řyvind: Magic in sagas: the curses of Katla and Glámr

Tomany, Maria-Claudia: Earl Hákon of Orkney’s Journey to Sweden

Townend, Matthew: ‘I have been laughed at a good deal about my heathenism’: W.S. Calverley and the early interpretation of the Gosforth Cross

Tsigaridas Glřrstad, Zanette: Why did Kjartans’ men disapprove of his cloak? Identifying political symbols and rituals in the archaeological record and the Sagas of the Icelanders

Tulinius, Torfi H.: “Ćriđ gott gömlum og feigum.” Seeking death in Njáls saga

Ulff-Mřller, Jens: The Genealogies of West-Icelandic Family Sagas and their relation to the Sturlung family

Uspenskij, Fjodor: From the History of the Obscene: Evident and concealed meanings of the nickname Ţambarskelfir

Vachunová, Tereza: Hrólfs saga kraka – A History of Editing

Victor, Helena: The Archaeological Material Culture behind the Sagas

Vitti, Francesco: The reproduction of Old Icelandic close front rounded vowels (, and ) in a 17th c. manuscript (AM 105 fol) of a part of Hauksbók (AM 371 4to)

Voigt, Vilmos: Further Remarks on Ohthere’s Beormas

Walther, Sabine: The Prosimetrum: Orally Derived Literature?

Ward, Elisabeth: Estranged Bedfellows: Saga Scholarship and Archaeological Research in Iceland

Wellendorf, Jonas: Om hřjsćdestolper, klokker og dřre

Whaley, Diana: Kormáks saga and the naming of Scarborough — a likely story?

Wills, Tarrin: The Development of Skaldic Language

Willson, Kendra: Parody and genre in sagas of Icelanders

Wolf, Kirsten: Towards a Diachronic Analysis of Old Norse-Icelandic Color Terms: The Cases of Green and Yellow

Wollin, Lars: Caroline philology and translation. Some aspects of Old Norse studies in Great Power Sweden

Wyly, Bryan Weston: Kenning construal as a criterion for the stemmatic analysis of the Codex Upsaliensis in the transmission of Snorra Edda

Zachrisson, Torun: Hĺkon Jarl Ivarsson and Rođr

Zilmer, Kristel: On the symbiosis of orality and literacy in some Christian rune stone inscriptions