Archive for desember 2011

The Making of Intellectual Culture in Medieval Scandinavia, 1100-1350

desember 16, 2011

Friday 6th of January 2012, 10.15 – 18.00, Saturday 7th of January, 9.15 – 13.00

Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

Friday, 6th of January 2012:
10.15- 10.30: Stefka G. Eriksen: Welcome and introduction

Intellectualism in Medieval Europe
Chair: Unn Falkeid

10. 30-12.00: Rita Copeland: Intellectual Culture and the Language Arts in 12th- and 13th-century Europe


Institutionalisation of Learning
Chair: Jon Víðar Sigurðsson

13.30-13.50: Kristin B. Aavitsland: Cultivating virtues on Scandinavian soil: the rise of Christian humanism in twelfth-century Denmark

13.50-14.10: Kjartan Hauglid: A deliberate style? The patronage of Romanesque art and architecture in twelfth-century Norway.

14.10-14.30: Bjørn Bandlien: Situated knowledge: Intellectual culture in medieval Norway and Iceland

14.30-15.45: Søren Kaspersen and Sverre Bagge: Opposition and Discussion.

Coffee break

The Arts
Chair:  Karl G. Johansson

16.15-16.35: Åslaug Ommundsen: Traces of Latin education in Old Norse manuscript culture

16.35-16.55: Mikael Males: Applied Grammatica: Conjuring up the Native Poetae

16.55-17.40: Mats Malm: Opposition and Discussion.

Saturday, 7th of January 2012:

Learned and Practiced Law
Chair:  Karl G. Johansson

9.15-9.35: Anna C. Horn: E don. var. 137 4to of Gulatingloven – a result of scholastic reading in Norway in the 13th century?

9.35-9.55: Kristoffer Vadum: The canonistic summa in vernacular Icelandic literature – the case of Jóns saga baptista II

9.55-10.40: Sverre Bagge: Opposition and Discussion.

Coffee break

Theology and Philosophy
Chair: Jan Erik Rekdal

 11.00-11.20: Elise Kleivane: The reception of the «Good news» in Old Norse culture.

11.20-11.40: Sigurd Hareide: Messuskýringar – Old Norse explanations of the Mass and people’s ritual participation

11.40-12.00: Stefka G. Eriksen: Body and Soul in Old Norse Culture

12.00 – 12.45: Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir: Opposition and Discussion.