The 7th annual
Háskóli Íslands Student Conference
on the Medieval North
in association with Miðaldastofa

April 7–8, 2017

Call for Papers

Paper proposals are invited for the 7th annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North, to be held at the University of Iceland on April 7–8, 2017.

This student-organized two-day event is intended as an interdisciplinary forum for postgraduate students (MA and PhD level) of Old Norse and medieval Scandinavia. Students who have not given papers at academic conferences before are especially encouraged to submit.

In accordance with the HÍ Student Conference’s previous installments the theme of this year’s event is left broadly open to any independent research related to medieval Scandinavia.

Participation in this conference is not restricted to those enrolled at the University of Iceland, and interested students from other universities are encouraged to submit.

Submission guidelines

If you wish to present a paper at the conference, please email an abstract of 250–350 words to HIstudentconference@gmail.com before January 5th 2017. The student conference committee reserves the right to make selections based on quality of written abstracts, adherence to submission guidelines (see here), and timely submissions of abstracts.

The conference languages are English and Icelandic, and individual paper presentations will be 20 minutes in length, each followed by a 10 minute discussion.

Please direct any questions or further inquiries to the student conference committee via email (see above).

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