Book Launch: Philologists in the World: A Festschrift in Honour of Gunvor Mejdell

A book launch seminar in honour of Professor Emeritus Gunvor Mejdell.

Book cover of Philologists in the WorldThe anthology is dedicated to Professor of Arabic Language and Culture, Gunvor Mejdell, in acknowledgement of and gratitude for her service through more than four decades in the field of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies.

Coffee, tea and danishes will be served.


  • Celebratory speech: Bjørn Olav Utvik
  • Key note speech: Fantastic languages and how to learn them, with Kees Versteegh
  • Panel: The legacy of Gunvor Mejdell to the study of Arabic language and literature. A sociolinguistic approach to recent Egyptian literary production, with Teresa Pepe and Eva Marie Håland
  • Reflections on the future of philology, with Gunvor Mejdell
  • General discussion


Published Nov. 30, 2017 4:44 PM - Last modified Dec. 11, 2017 12:49 PM