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Old Norse-Icelandic Literature Graduate Workshop (II)

The English Faculty of the University of Oxford and the Nordeuropa-Institut of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin are leading centres for the study of Old Norse-Icelandic literature and Scandinavian culture of the Middle Ages in the Anglophone and German-speaking world. Students in the Anglophone world increasingly lack the German language skills to grasp the extensive German-language secondary literature in this field, while for German-speaking students a knowledge of English is now essential. Prof. Dr Carolyne Larrington and Prof. Dr Lukas Rösli saw an opportunity to bridge the gap between the two traditions: Students and lecturers from Oxford and Berlin were brought together in Berlin as part of a summer school.

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