5 articles tagged with scandinavian were found.

Continuation war or war of revenge? Guilt and morality

+ Henrik Stenius, Mirja Österberg, and Johan Östling (eds.), Nordic Narratives of the Second World War: National Historiographies Revisited, Lund 2011: Nordic Academic Press, 173 pages

By Norbert Götz November 12, 2013

Vikings as transmigrant people A new approach to hybrid artifacts

The wish to ethnically classify everything found in the Viking Age trading locations has led archaeologists to neglect the fact that material in those ethnic categories displays not only similarities but also frequent variations, argues the author. She calls for acknowledgment of the differences and variations within those presupposed ethnic categories.

By Lina Håkansdotter November 7, 2013

The idea of “Yule Land

About Estonia’s endeavors to become part of the staid but stable Scandinavia – an effort based on the belief that the country actually has a special affinity with Scandinavia. One sign of this, Pärtel Piirimäe points out, is the use of the word jõul (cognate to English “Yule”). The Estonians, like the Swedes, Norwegians, Danes, and Finns, thus live in Yule Land.

Essay by Pärtel Piirimäe January 16, 2012

Rich food for thought. A tribute to a pioneer in Scandinavian studies

Norbert Götz, Jan Hecker-Stempehl & Stephan Michael Schröder (eds.) Vom alten Norden zum neuen Europa Politische Kultur im Ostseeraum Festschrift für Bernd Hennigsen, Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, Berlin 2010, 458 pages.

By David Kirby January 11, 2011

Keeping an eye on a neighbor. A German look on Denmark

Bernd Henningsen, Dänemark C H Beck. 2009, 229 pages (From the series: Die Deutschen und ihre Nachbarn)

By Anders Björnsson July 1, 2010