Research projects

Research projects

Our staff are involved in a large number of research projects. Please see the Swedish site for more information. You may also check out the profile pages: Staff

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Interaction and Variation in Pluricentric Languages (IVIP) (2013–2020)

Interaction and Variation in Pluricentric Languages – Communicative Patterns in Sweden Swedish and Finland Swedish is a research programme by partners Stockholm University, University of Helsinki , University of Turku and the Institute for Language and Folklore in Gothenburg.

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Runstones from Sweden: Dating by Design

Rak [straight] Style, Ringerike Style or Urnes Style? By looking at the ornamentation of a runestone, one can determine during what period of time the stone was carved. Watch the project Runic Stories' video, where the researcher Sofia Pereswetoff-Morath shows how you can date runestones from early to late Viking Age

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The Medieval Nordic Legal Dictionary (MNLD)

MNLD is a three-year project aimed at the production of a Nordic-English lexicon devoted to the vast array of legal terminology found in medieval Scandinavian texts. It was first proposed during a meeting of the ongoing Medieval Nordic Laws (MNL) project in 2010, and the dictionary is being constructed on the basis of the English translations being produced by scholars engaged in MNL.

Fornsvensk bibliografi & Svensk runbibliografi

Old Swedish bibliography & Swedish runic bibliography

Old Swedish bibliography and Swedish runic bibliography are on line bibliographies provided by the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Stockholm University.

Roger Andersson. Foto: Ingmarie Andersson

Professor Roger Andersson

Editor dissertations and writing series

Tomas Riad. Foto: Pontus Nilsson

Professor Tomas Riad

Director of Studies Research Programme

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