About us

As Conference Conveners, Jürg Glauser (Universities of Basel and Zurich) and Klaus Müller-Wille (University of Zurich) will direct the academic programme and bear financial responsibility for the conference.

Local Organizing Committee
Since autumn 2012 a Local Organizing Committee has been preparing for the conference. Two people are employed with responsibility for logistics (Matthias Hauck) and academic programme (Kate Heslop) respectively.
Post-docs, PhD students and advanced MA students of the Nordic Institutes in Zurich and Basel will help with the organization of the academic and social programme.

Academic Advisory Boards
The conveners will be assisted by an Academic Advisory Board comprising experts from neighbouring disciplines (History, German Studies, English Studies, Literary Studies, Linguistics, Art History) at the universities of Zurich and Basel as well as colleagues in Scandinavian Studies from nearby and Scandinavian universities.


University of Zurich
Deutsches Seminar
Abt. für Nordische Philologie
Schönberggasse 9
8001 Zurich

University of Basel
Seminar für Nordistik
Nadelberg 6
4051 Basel



Jürg Glauser
Tel +41(0)44 634 25 12

Klaus Müller-Wille
Tel+41(0)44 634 25 50

Sarah Künzler
Tel +41(0)44 634 25 14

Matthias Hauck
Tel +41(0)61 267 34 38

Conference phone
+41 (0)77 401 28 70

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