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)
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Zanette Tsigaridas Glørstad

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

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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)

Research topic: The runic material from medieval Tønsberg.

Jonas Koesling

MA student, stitutt for lingvistiske, litterære og estetiske studier, Universitet i Bergen, Norway.

  • e-mail: j.koesling (a)

Research topic: Migration Period to Viking Age stone monuments from Northern Europe, especially those from Scandinavia, visual and verbal modes of communications, media and memory studies across the disciplines.

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)

James E. Knirk

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

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K. Jonas Nordby

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

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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

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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)
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