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Time: June 15, 2021June 17, 2021

UPDATE: The LFG conference will be organized entirely online and the dates have been changed to July 13-16. We will post a link to the web page of the online conference here once it is ready.

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 2

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Orkneyinga saga is a thirteenth-century Icelandic saga set largely in northern Britain. Sophus Bugge Annual Lecture will provide an overview of the poetry both preserved in, and associated with the saga.

Professor Emeritus Stephen D. White. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar, CAS Oslo
Time and place: May 7, 2019May 11, 2019, Sophus Bugges hus

The 42nd Generative Linguistics in the Old World conference (GLOW 42)  will be held at the University of Oslo from May 7-11, 2019. The conference will consist of a main colloquium (May 8-10, Wednesday to Friday) and three thematic workshops (on Tuesday, May 7th and Saturday, May 11th).

Professor Ruth Mazo Karras, Trinity College Dublin. Photo: Private
Time and place: Mar. 27, 2019 4:15 PM, Auditorium 2 Georg Sverdrups hus

Talk on nine great heroes, or "Nine Worthies" of medieval art and literature, by Professor Ruth Mazo Karras, Trinity College Dublin.

Professor Emeritus Stephen D. White. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar, CAS Oslo
Time and place: Mar. 7, 2018 4:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Lille auditorium

Speech by Stephen D. White, Emory University

The lecture provide a legal historical interpretation of an early 13th-century French prose-romance in order to show how so-called fantastic literature can sometimes be read as raising profound questions about law and politics.