Norway

Iris Crouwers

PhD student, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bergen, Norway.

Research topic: Norwegian monumental stone crosses in a Northwest European context: problems of chronology, distribution and function.

Research interests: stone sculpture in Scandinavia and the British Isles, archaeology, iconography, ornamental styles, death and the afterlife, commemoration, conversion.

  • e-mail: iris.crouwers (a) cms.uib.no
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Zanette Tsigaridas Glørstad

Dr, Researcher, Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, Norway.

  • a.z.t.glorstad (a) khm.uio.no

Research interests: Burial monuments and rituals, Norse-Insular contact and material culture, Iron age settlement research and the relationship between materiality, monuments and landscape.

Charlotte Johannessen

MA student, Nordic Viking and Medieval Culture, University of Oslo, Norway

  • e-mail: charljo (a) student.uio.no

Research topic: The runic material from medieval Tønsberg.

Cecilie Kornsæther

MA student, Institutt for litteratur, områdestudier og europeiske språk, University of Oslo, Norway

I am currently doing my masters thesis on the subject of dotted runes and literacy. In short, I am looking at the origin, use and spread of dotted runes and try to see this in connection with the spread and use of literacy.

  • e-mail: cecilko (a) student.ilos.uio.no

James E. Knirk

Professor, Director of the Runic Archives at the Museum of Cultural History  University of Oslo, Norway

  • j.e.knirk (a) khm.uio.no

K. Jonas Nordby

PhD student, Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo, Norway.

  • k.j.nordby (a) khm.uio.no

Research topic: Cryptic runes: Cryptography in runic inscriptions from the Viking Age and the Scandinavian Middle Ages.

Michael Schulte

M.S., Professor of Nordic linguistics, Dept. of Language and Literature, Volda University College, Volda, Norway

  • MichaelS (a) hivolda.no

Kristel Zilmer

PhD, Postdoctoral fellow, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bergen, Norway

Research interests: Scandinavian rune stones and runic grave monuments, with a particular focus upon their Christian connections; the various communicative modes of expression of runic stone monuments.

  • e-mail: Kristel.Zilmer (a) cms.uib.no
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