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[ONLINE] Lecture: “Hrómund’s Thousand Years in the North: from Medieval Prosimetrum to Viking Metal”

14.04.2021 - 15:13, update 17.04.2021 - 10:15
Editors: OO

The Centre for Nordic and Old English Studies at the University of Silesia organises a lecture “Hrómund’s Thousand Years in the North: from Medieval Prosimetrum to Viking Metal”, that will be given by Dr Katarzyna Anna Kapitan from the Danish Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark.

The lecture will be held remotely on 29 April 2021 at 5 p.m. via MS Teams. If you are interested in participating, please contact us via e-mail: cbns@us.edu.pl.

Katarzyna Anna Kapitan, PhD, is a researcher at the Danish Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark, where she carries out research under the auspices of H.M. Queen Margrethe II’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded for the research project on the Danish-Icelandic reception of Old Norse literature. The research project “Writing (Hi)stories” is funded by Carlsberg Foundation, and examines the scholarly reception of Old Norse literature. The project is carried out in cooperation with the University of Iceland and the National Museum of Iceland. Dr Kapitan is also a visiting researcher at the Árni Magnússon Institute at the University of Copenhagen, where she has been carrying out researches since 2015 and earned her PhD in Nordic Studies. In September 2021, Dr Kapitan will start a new research project “Virtual Library of Torfæus” at the University of Oxford.

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