Programme

Academic Programme:

We’re still organising the academic programme (check out our Call for Contributions!), but we have confirmed two keynote papers by leading researchers:

      • Dr Karen Bek-Pedersen will speak on “Who the heck is Hœnir? And is there such a thing as mythological coincidence?
      • Prof. Terry Gunnell will speak onModern Theatrical Performances of Old Norse Myth

Each of our thematic sessions will be ‘anchored’ by a paper from a recognised expert in the field:

      • Challenging: Old Norse Myth in Contemporary Scholarship will be anchored by a paper from Henning Kure, who will speak on “A Reading of Völuspá 21-26
      • Excavating: Old Norse Myth in Material Culture will be anchored by a paper from Dr Marianne Hem Eriksen, who will speak on “Grounding bodies in Late Iron Age worlds
      • Mediating: Old Norse Myth in the Middle Ages will be anchored by a paper from Dr Pernille Hermann, who will speak on, “Mnemonic Strategies in the Prose Edda
      • Importing & Exporting: Old Norse Myth Beyond Scandinavia will be anchored by a paper from Dr Mathias Nordvig.

Further details will be announced in due course.

Cultural Programme:

Further details will be announced in due course.