Norse in the North, 4 June 2016

Registration for Norse in the North 2016 is now open!


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The conference will take place on 4 June 2016 and will feature papers on the theme
of ‘Translation and Transmission‘ in Old Norse studies, with a keynote
lecture given by Heather O’Donoghue. The other speakers will be:

  • Ryder Patzcuk-Russell (University of Birmingham): Latin-Old Norse Interaction and Medieval Linguistic Ideologies: The Evidence of Lárentius Saga.
  • Katherine Whitehouse (University of Nottingham): The Viking translation of place in South Yorkshire major names.
  • Annika Christensen (University of Leeds): Seyðabrævið: Old Norse and the language of the Faroe Islands.
  • Sophie Bønding (Aarhus University): The Golden Past and the Glorious Future: N.F.S. Grundtvig’s re-actualisation and dissemination of Old Norse Mythology.
  • Anja Ute Blode (Universität zu Köln): … første Danee konningh war Dan – The transmission of a legendary king in Old Danish historiography.
  • Jon Hui (University of Cambridge): Manuscript Transmission in ‘The Matter of Gautland’
  • Tom Morcom (Durham University): Passing on Stories in Good Faith: the subversive redaction of Gautreks saga.

The cost of registration is £10, which will include lunch and tea/coffee
throughout the day, and can be purchased here. There will also be an optional post-conference dinner, notincluded in the cost of registration, at a nearby York restaurant (to be determined) at approximately 18:30.

For further information, please email .

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