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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Nordeuropa-Institut

 

Foto: Ian Beuermann
Foto: Ian Beuermann
  • 2013/14: Vertretungsprofessur für skandinavistische Mediävistik am Nordeuropa-Institut;
  • 2011/12: wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Nordeuropa-Institut; seit 2010: Lehraufträge am Nordeuropa-Institut;
  • seit 2009: Researcher, Centre for Advanced Studies, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo;
  • 2008: Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo;
  • 2007: Dr. artium Skandinavische Mittelaltergeschichte, Universität Oslo;
  • 2002-2007: Research Assistant, Universitäten Oslo und Bergen; 2001: M Phil Nordic Viking and Medieval Culture, Universität Oslo;
  • 1996-1999: Dozent für Jura, Sprachen, Geschichte an verschiedenen kasachischen Universitäten;
  • 1994-1995: Russisch, Universitäten Bonn und St. Petersburg;
  • 1994: B Ed Sprachen, Universität Sunderland;
  • 1992: Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen, Geschichte, Klassische und Keltische Philologie, Universität des Saarlandes;
  • 1989: Diplôme d’Études Universitaires Générales, Université de la Sarre.

 

 Forschung

westnordische und skandinavisch-britisch-irische Entwicklungen c.800-c.1300. Zur Zeit v.a. skandinavische Ideengeschichte; auch schriftliche Quellen als Konstruktion nordischer und britisch-irischer Geschichte; Fragen zur Norgesveldet; skandinavisch-britisch-europäische religiöse Verbindungen

 Publikationen
  • Ideology and Power in the Viking and Middle Ages. Scandinavia, Iceland, Ireland, Orkney and the Faeroes, ed. by Gro Steinsland, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, Jan Erik Rekdal and Ian Beuermann. Brill, Leiden, 2011.
  • “Jarla Sǫgur Orkneyja: Status and Power of the Earls of Orkney According to their Sagas” in Ideology and Power in the Viking and Middle Ages. Scandinavia, Iceland, Ireland, Orkney and the Faeroes, ed. by Gro Steinsland, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, Jan Erik Rekdal and Ian Beuermann. Brill, Leiden, 2011, 109-161
  • “The Long Adaptation of Pagan and Christian Ideologies of Rulership: Conclusions” in Ideology and Power in the Viking and Middle Ages. Scandinavia, Iceland, Ireland, Orkney and the Faeroes, ed. by Gro Steinsland, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, Jan Erik Rekdal and Ian Beuermann. Brill, Leiden, 2011, 365-383
  • “Not Worth the King’s While? Manx-Hebridean Payments to Norway and the Insular Economy” in The Norwegian Domination and the Norse World c.1100-c.1400, vol.2, ed. by Steinar Imsen, Trondheim, accepted 2011.
  • “No Soil For Saints. Why Was There No Native Royal Martyr in the Kingdom of Man & the Isles?” in The Irish Sea and the Norse World,ed. Jón Viðar Sigurðsson. Brill, Leiden, accepted 2007, forthcoming 2011.
  • “Norgesveldet South of Cape Wrath? Political Views, Facts, and Questions” in The Norwegian Domination and the Norse World c.1100-c.1400, ed. Steinar Imsen, Trondheim, 2010, 99-123
  • “Sveinn Ásleifarson and the Irish Sea. Mestan ójafnaðarmann í Vestrlöndum”; in Scandinavian Scotland – Twenty Years After. Proceedings of the Dark Age Studies Conferences. Ed. Alex Woolf, St John’s House Papers 12, St Andrews, 2009, 131-168
  • “R. Andrew McDonald Manx Kingship in its Irish Sea Setting, 1187-1229. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007”; Reviewed for English Historical Review 2009
  • Sexuality, Law and Legal Practice and the Reformation in Norway by Anne Irene Riisøy, Leiden: Brill, 2009 (Questions of Law and Translation Norwegian-English)
  • “A Chieftain in an Old Norse Text: Sveinn Ásleifarson and the Message behind Orkneyinga Saga” in Confluence. Interdisciplinary Communications 2007/2008, Publications of the Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, ed. Willy Østreng, CAS, Oslo, 2009, 123-129
  • “King John’s Attack on Man in 1210” in Northern Studies vol. 40 (2008), 23-50. Masters of the Narrow Sea. Forgotten Challenges to Norwegian Rule in Man and the Isles 1079-1266. Doctoral dissertation, published in the Series Acta Humaniora, no. 286, Oslo, 2007
  • “R. Andrew McDonald Manx Kingship in its Irish Sea Setting, 1187-1229. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007”; Reviewed for H-Albion, 2008
  • “Orkneyinga Saga: 1195 And All That?” in Perspectives on Text and Context, Nordistica Tartuensia no.14 (2006), 113-152
  • “Reading Political History in the Manx Chronicle and Orkneyinga Saga” in Perspectives on Text and Context, Nordistica Tartuensia no.8 (2003), 82-104
  • “Metropolitan Ambitions and Politics: Kells-Mellifont and Man & the Isles” in Peritia vol. 16 (2002), 419-434
  • Man Amongst Kings and Bishops. What was the Reason for Godred Olafsson’s Journey to Norway in 1152/53? Monograph, Occasional Papers Series no.4, Oslo, 2002 (based on MPhil dissertation, Centre for Viking and Medieval Studies, University of Oslo, December 2001)
 Vorträge
  • Problems of skattr from Man and the Isles. Paper to be given at the second seminar Norgesveldet og den Norrøne Verden c.1100-1400, NTNU, Gotland, 8-10 October 2010 (invited speaker)
  • Kings, Saints, and the Scandinavian Character of Man. Paper given at the seminar The Isle of Man and the Viking Era, Peel, Isle of Man, 23 May 2009 (invited speaker)
  • Dynasty, Túath, and God’s Grace. Manx Kingship in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. Paper given at the conference Between the Islands: Interaction with Vikings in Britain and Ireland in the Early Medieval Period, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 13-15 March 2009 (invited speaker)
  • Et Norgesveldet i Irskesjøen (A ‘Norwegian Empire’ in the Irish Sea and the Western Seaboard of Scotland)? Paper given at the first seminar Norgesveldet og den Norrøne Verden c.1100-1400, organised by Steinar Imsen, NTNU Trondheim, Røros, Norway, 2-5 October 2008 (invited speaker)
  • Sveinn Ásleifarson and the Message Behind Orkneyinga Saga. Centre for Advanced Study, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, Norway, 2008
  • The Ruling Dynasty. Some Thoughts on Scandinavian Ideology of Rulership c.800-c.1300, Centre for Scandinavian Studies, Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen 2008
  • Fifty Years Late: Why did Sodor only join the Scandinavian Ecclesiastical World in 1154? Paper given at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds, England, 2007
  • Sveinn Ásleifarson and the Irish Sea. Paper given at the Dark Age Studies Conference “Scandinavian Scotland – Twenty Years After”, held in honour of the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Barbara Crawford’s Scandinavian Scotland, St Andrews, Scotland, 2007 (invited speaker)
  • Man in Focus: Henry II and Ireland. Paper given at the Annual Conference of Irish Medievalists, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2006
  • Why Was There No Native Royal Martyr in the Kingdom of Man & the Isles? Paper given at the International Irish Sea Conference in Oslo, Norway, 2005 (invited speaker)
  • Dublin, Argyll and Man: The Irish Sea Triangle in the 1150s and 1160s. Paper given at the Annual Conference of Irish Medievalists, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2005
  • Norway in the Middle Ages: An Egalitarian Free Peasant Society? Paper given at the Seminar Classes of Society, Institute of Sociology, Free University Berlin, Germany, 2004
  • Norway in the Middle Ages: An Egalitarian Free Peasant Society? Paper given at the Seminar Classes of Society, Institute of Sociology, Free University Berlin, Germany, 2004
  • Zorn und Zivilisation (“Civilising Anger“) Paper given at the Seminar Wozu Kultursoziologie? (“Why Cultural Sociology?”), Institute of Sociology, Free University Berlin, Germany, 2004
  • Orkneyinga Saga: 1195 And All That? Paper given as invited speaker at the International Saga Seminar “Dialogues with Tradition: Studying the Nordic Saga Heritage”, funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers, Tartu, Estonia, 2004
  • Archbishops and Warlords: the Norwegian-Manx Peak 1152-1164. Paper given at the Seminar From the Neolithic to the Medieval at the Manx Museum, organised by the Centre for Manx Studies, University of Liverpool, 2004 (invited speaker)
  • The Manx Kings and Their Bishops: Confrontation or Co-operation? Paper given at the Annual Conference of Irish Medievalists, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2003
  • Reading Political History in the Manx Chronicle and Orkneyinga Saga. Paper given at the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text, funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers, Tartu, Estonia, 2002 (invited speaker)
  • Kells-Mellifont, Niðaróss, and the Kingdom of Man and the Isles: Metropolitan Ambitions and Political Manoeuvres. Paper given at the Annual Conference of Irish Medievalists, Maynooth, Ireland, 2002
 Lehre

 

 

 

 

  • Wintersemester 2013/2014
    • VK 5230018 Gestalten in Geschichte (BA)
    • UE 5230034 Skandinavien in Wikingerzeit und Mittelalter (BA)
    • UE 5230067 Macht und Religion (MA)
    • SE 5230069 Frauen-Bilder im mittelalterlichen Skandinavien (MA)
    • CO 5230096 Mediävistisches Kolloquium

 

  • Sommersemester 2014
    • UE 5230051 Zwischen Óðinn und Christus. Skandinaviens Religionen im Mittelalter (BA)
    • VK 5230027 Skandinavische Literatur des Mittelalters. Die Hauksbók (BA)
    • UE 5230075 Mediävistische Texte und Kontexte zur Positionierung Islands im skand. Nordatlantik (MA)
    • UE 5230081 Orkneyinga saga: Die Erschaffung der Wikinger? (MA)
    • CO 5230095 Mediävistisches Kolloquium

 

  • Wintersemester 2014/2015
    • VL 5230008 Mittelalterliche Kultur und Literatur Nordeuropas (BA)
    • GK 5230012 Holz, Stein, Pergament. Mediävistische Quellen und Arbeitsweisen (BA)
    • VK Island von der Besiedlung bis zur literarischen Blütezeit, c.870-c.1400 (BA)