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Project title: ‘A austrvega – Polish translations of Icelandic sagas about the Baltic Sea and the Slavic Europe.’ Principal Investigator: dr hab. prof. UŚ Jakub Morawiec. Research team: dr Marta Rey-Radlińska, dr Annett Krakow, dr Grzegorz Bartusik, dr Remigiusz Gogosz. The project is financed by the National Programme for the Development of Humanities (Uniwersalia 2.2). Allocated time: 36 months. Allocated budget: 391 436,- PLN.

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Project title: Monasteries on the Edge of the World: Church and Society in Late Medieval Iceland. Principal Investigator: dr Ryder Patzuk-Russell. The project is financed by the National Science Centre funds (POLONEZ BIS 2). Allocated time: 24 months. Allocated budget: 779 914,- PLN.

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Project title: ‘The Poetics and Politics of Fear in Old English Literary Tradition.’ Principal Investigator: dr hab. Rafał Borysławski, prof. UŚ. The project is financed by the National Science Centre funds (OPUS 23). Allocated time: 36 months. Allocated budget: 183 824,- PLN.

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Project title: International Summer School ‘Wolin/Jómsborg: a meeting point of Slavs and Scandinavians in the Middle Ages.’ Project manager: dr hab. prof. UŚ Jakub Morawiec. Team: dr hab. prof. UŚ Rafał Borysławski, dr Annett Krakow, dr Grzegorz Bartusik. The project is financed by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (SPINAKER – Intensive International Education Programs). Allocated time: 15 months. Allocated budget: 411 874,- PLN.

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Polish edition of Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson

Dr hab. prof. UŚ Jakub Morawiec and dr Grzegorz Bartusik embarked on a collaboration on the Polish translation of one of the most important monuments of Icelandic literature. Heimskringla is a collection of 16 sagas devoted to Norwegian rulers from the so-called legendary times to the mid-twelfth century. It was written around 1230 by Snorri Sturluson, an Icelandic politician, poet and historiographer. The translation of the opus was financed by the grant of the National Programme for the Development of Humanities. The head of the project was Anna Waśko, Associate Professor of the Jagiellonian University. The Polish edition of Heimskringla was published in 2021.

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Dissemination of the Latin Conceptual Metaphors in Old Norse-Icelandic literature as a Cognitive Manifestation of Christianization and Europeanization of Medieval Scandinavia

The project was financed by the National Science Centre funds (PRELUDIUM 14 programme, grant no. 2017/27/N/HS3/00740) and was carried out at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Silesia from 19 July 2018 to 18 July 2022. The research project was led by dr Grzegorz Bartusik.

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eFONTES. Electronic Corpus of Polish Medieval Latin

Dr Grzegorz Bartusik was a member of the annotators’ team that worked on the electronic corpus of Polish Medieval Latin. The “eFONTES. Electronic Corpus of Polish Medieval Latin” project is carried out at the Institute of the Polish Language of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Cracow, under the National Programme for the Development of Humanities, grant number 0116/NPRH6/H11/85/2018. The project is led by Dr Krzysztof Nowak.

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Symbolic Resources and Political Structures on the Periphery: Legitimization of the Elites in Poland and Norway, c. 1000-1300

Dr Grzegorz Bartusik is one of the collaborators of the Polish-Norwegian research project entitled “Zasoby symboliczne i struktury polityczne na peryferiach. Legitymizacja elit w Polsce i Norwegii, ok. 1000-1300” (Symbolic resources and political structures in the periphery. Legitimization of the elites in Poland and Norway, c. 1000-1300), carried out under the National Science Centre, grant number 2019/34/H/HS3/00500 (GRIEG competition), at the Faculty of History of the University of Warsaw in cooperation with the University of Oslo. The project is led by Prof. Grzegorz Pac.

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