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
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.
- e-mail: charljo (a) student.uio.no
Research topic: The runic material from medieval Tønsberg.
MA student, stitutt for lingvistiske, litterære og estetiske studier, Universitet i Bergen, Norway.
- e-mail: j.koesling (a) hotmail.com
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.
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.
M.S., Professor of Nordic linguistics, Dept. of Language and Literature, Volda University College, Volda, Norway
- MichaelS (a) hivolda.no
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