Call for papers to the Aarhus Student Symposium

Call for papers to the Aarhus Student Symposium on Viking and Medieval Scandinavian Subjects.
17th-18th of March 2016

The Departments of Culture & Society and Communication & Culture at Aarhus University are proud to announce the ninth annual interdisciplinary Student Symposium. If you are a student with an interest in a subject related to Viking and Medieval Scandinavia – such as religion, Literature, History, Language, Art, Material Culture, Ideology, Mythology, Reception History, or any other relevant subject – we hereby invite you to present a paper.

Students at all levels, from BA to PhD, are invited to participate. The only requirement is that you are enrolled at a university when the deadline for call for papers expires. The symposium will be in English, and each paper will have a duration of 20 minutes. The Student Symposium is a great opportunity to present your research and interests to a group of academic peers working in the same field as you. Moreover, it is a great pportunity to network and establish contacts with like-minded scholars.

All students who are interested are encouraged to send a short abstract in English, of no longer than 250 words, to the Organising Committee via e-mail (studentsymposiumaarhus@gmail.com) by the 1st of December 2015. The abstracts will be reviewed by a Selection Committee from the Departments of Culture & Society and of Communication & Culture. The organisers and reviewers reserve the right to choose participants according to the Symposium’s requirements of quality, internationality and interdisciplinarity. Acceptances and rejections will be e-mailed within two weeks of the deadline. For further information, please contact the organising committee : Sophie Bønding, Simon Nygaard, Niels Krogh Nielsen,
Luke John Murphy, Nikolaj Skou Haritopoulos, and Mai Nørskov Nielsen.

E-mail: studentsymposiumaarhus@gmail.com
Website: http://vikingoldnorse.au.dk/activities-and-events/student-symposium/

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