Etudes Nord-Européennes – Université de Strasbourg

5-6 june : Workshop Building the North with Words

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ThorWebOrganized by Joachim Grage (Freiburg), Thomas Mohnike (Strasbourg), Michael Rießler (Freiburg)

At USIAS, the University of Strasbourg Institut of Advanced Studies, in cooperation with FRIAS, the Freiburg Institut of Advanced Studies.

Location: MISHA, Salle de table ronde
5, allée du Général Rouvillois, Strasbourg


Thursday, June 5th 2014

14h00 Introduction (Grage, Mohnike, Rießler)
14h30 Dan Ringgaard (Aarhus): Mapping Place Theory
15h15 Paula Henriksson (Uppsala): Imagining the North while travelling to the South: Geographical structures of thought in Swedish Romantic travel writing
16h00 Coffee break
16h30 Julia Zernack (Frankfurt): Building the North with poetry – "the Edda" in European Romanticism
17h15 Lis Møller (Aarhus): Hauch’s German lectures on Nordic mythology
20h00 Dinner for speakers

Friday, June 6th 2014

09h30 Joachim Grage (Freiburg): Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modern Scandinavian Literature as an Academic Topic in Europe
10h15 Coffee break
10h45 Annette Lassen (Copenhagen): A Nordic Defence: Old Norse Philology in Copenhagen in the middle of the 19th Century
11h30 Thomas Mohnike (Strasbourg): Narrating the Germanic. Strasbourgian philologists caught in Geographical imaginations
12h15 Lunch
14h15 Merja Torvinen (Caen): The romanticized North – construing the image of the Saami in the 19th century French travel literature
15h00 Michael Rießler (Freiburg): Saami Studies at European universities since 1850
15h45 Coffee break
16h15 Final discussion

15/11 English, a Scandinavian language ?

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15 novembre 2013

Is English a Scandinavian language?

Journée d’étude et séminaire doctoral EA 1339 LiLPa – Linguistique, langues, parole 

FDT / GEPE / Études scandinaves

9h30                    Welcome & presentation

10h-10h 40          PhD-session (Philippe Giorgetti, EA 1339 LiLPa-FDT)

10h40-11h           coffee

11h-12h               Jan Terje Faarlund (Université d’Oslo) :

                          English, a Scandinavian language

12h00                  Lunch

13h30-14h15       Stephen Morrison (Université de Poitiers):

                          English, a Scandinavian language? – a response

14h15-15h00       Janet Duke (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg im Breisgau):

                          Scandinavian and Low German language contact and the genetic classification of Germanic languages

15h00-15h15       coffee

15h15-16h00       Karl Erland Gadelii (Paris-Sorbonne): discussion


Lieu : Campus Esplanade, Bât. Le Portique, salle 409, côté rue 

plan d'accès :

ATdS Scandinavian Studies

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Organisé par l'université de Freiburg et, dans le cadre de notre collaboration EUCOR, l'un de grands congrès internationales en études scandinaves aura lieu le 24 à 27 septembre 2013, le Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik. Le 26 septembre, le congrès viendra à Strasbourg :

EUCOR-day, september 26th 2013, Strasbourg: The North in Europe

Location: Palais universitaire, salle Louis Pasteur

12h30 lunch buffet with

13h15  Words of welcome

13h45 – 15h Keynote: Language politics in Europe

Sigve Gramstad, Vice-Chair of the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages of the Council of Europe: "The Nordic countries and the European charter of minority languages"


Moderator: Karin Ridell (Université de Strasbourg) 

15h00 – 15h30 Pause-café

15h30 – 17h30 Round table discussion: The North in Contemporary Cultural industry and diplomacy


Gunnar Staalesen (writer, Norway): Selling books and art in Europe

Pekka Hyvönen (Permanent Representative of Finland to the Council of Europe): Images of the North and their use in diplomacy

Mats Widbom (kulturattaché, Centre suédois de Paris): Nation branding and Soft diplomacy

Moderator: Thomas Mohnike (Université de Strasbourg)

No Man’s Land, No Man’s Water. Constructing Identities of the Rhine Rivers

April 5th, 2013 | Posted by Mohnike in néerlandais | nordique | Rhin | Workshop - (Comments Off on No Man’s Land, No Man’s Water. Constructing Identities of the Rhine Rivers)
No Man's Land, No Man's Water. Constructing Identities on the Rhine Rivers

No Man’s Land, No Man’s Water. Constructing Identities on the Rhine Rivers

La date limite pour l’inscription à ce magnifique workshop est reportée au 30 avril. Tous les étudiants sont bienvenues ! Pour plus d’informations, contactez Wouter van der Veen ( ou Thomas Mohnike (