Meritförteckning

Current positions

2017-04-30 Professor in the Swedish Language, The Faculty of Education and Economy, The University of Gävle. Tenure appointment. Previously Senior Lecturer at the same place, see below

2016–2020 Project leader and researcher in the project New Eyes on the Medieval Scribes. Scribal Attribution Using Digital Palaeography in the Medieval Gothic Script. The project was granted 13 460 000 SEK (ca 1 470 000 Euro) by Riksbankens jubileumsfond.

2016–2020 Project leader and researcher in the project New Eyes on the Medieval Scribes. Scribal Attribution Using Digital Palaeography in the Medieval Gothic Script. The project was granted 13 460 000 SEK (ca 1 470 000 Euro) by Riksbankens jubileumsfond (diarienr NHS14-2068:1).

2016– Chairperson of the steering group for SWE-CLARIN (Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure; the Swedish part of the European infrastructure initiative CLARIN ERIC). See: https://sweclarin.se.

2016– Participant in the project Codex Regius of Snorra Edda, funded by Rannís. (The University of Iceland).

Education

2012-12-20   Docent/Associate Professor in Scandinavian Languages. Faculty of Languages, Dep. for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University, Sweden.

2007-04-16   Ph.d  in Scandinavian Languages. Faculty of Languages, Dep. for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University, Sweden. Supervisor: Prof. Henrik Williams.

Previous positions

2012-03-01to 2017-04-30 Senior Lecturer in the Swedish Language, The Faculty of Education and Economy, The University of Gävle. Tenure appointment.

2013-01-01 to 2015-12-31 Researcher in the project Searching and Datamining in Large Collections of Historical Handwritten Documents. Project Leader: Ph.d. Anders Brun (Centre for Image Analysis, Uppsala University). 40 %. Until the end of 2016.

2011-02-01 to 2011-09-01     Employed by The Faculty of Languages, Uppsala University, for preparing a project application in the field of Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR).

2012-01-01 to 2012-02-28     Employed 10 % by The Faculty of Languages, Uppsala University, for continuing the work with Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR), see above.

2008-05-08 to 2012-02-29      Researcher in the project The original version of Edda Snorra Sturlusonar? Studies in Codex Upsaliensis. The Institution for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University.

2007-04-27 to 2007-11-30       Senior lecturer in Scandinavian Languages, The Institute for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University. Hourly basis.

2007-03-19 to 2007-04-26        Senior lecturer in Icelandic at the Institute for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University. Non-tenure.

Fellowships and Awards

2015     Award from Kung. Gustav Adolfs Akademien för svensk folkkultur (The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy for Swedish Folk Culture), Dag Strömbäcks belöningsfond.

2008      Westinska priset (The Prize of Westin), awarded by Kungl. Humanistiska Vetenskaps-Samfundet i Uppsala, Uppsala University, Sweden, for my doctoral thesis.

1999–2000      Scholarship in one year from The Department for Culture and Education on Iceland (Menntamálaráðuneytið). Studies in Modern Icelandic at the University of Iceland.

Externally financed research projects

2016–2020 Project leader for the project New Eyes on the Scribes of Medieval Sweden. Scribal Attribution using Digital Palaeography in the Medieval Gothic Script.

Riksbankens jubileumsfond, diarienr NHS14-2068:1. Jubileumsutlysningen Nya utsikter för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap. 13 429 000 SEK.

2016–2018 Konungsbók Snorra Eddu. (Codex Regius of Snorra Edda). Project leader: Haukur Þorgeirsson (Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, The University of Iceland). Funded by Rannís.

2012–2016 Sökning och informationsutvinning i stora samlingar handskrivna historiska dokument. Project leader: Anders Brun (Department for Information Technology, Uppsala University). The Swedish Research Council, diarienr 2012-5743. Rambidrag, utlysningen Det digitala samhället. 13 700 000 SEK.

2008–2010 The Original Version of Edda Snorra Sturlusonar? Studies in Codex Upsaliensis. Project leader: Prof. Henrik Williams (Department for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University). The Swedish Research Council, diarienr: 2007-2347. 2 900 000 SEK. My part of the project was prolonged to 2012 due to parental leave.

Supervision of graduate students

2010–2017  Doctorate Student, Agnieszka Backman, Faculty of Languages, Dep. for Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University, Sweden. Assistant supervisor; main supervisor professor Henrik Williams. Backman defended her thesis 2017-04-07

2014–2017    Doctorate Student, Fredrik Wahlberg, Dep. for Information Technology, Uppsala University. Assistant supervisor; main supervisor ph.d. Anders Brun. Wahlberg defended his thesis 2017-03-24

Teaching activities 

2012–2017      Senior lecturer (tenure), totally 28 courses (462 hours) in various subjects in the field of Scandinavian languages, The University of Gävle, The Academy for Education and Economy, Sweden.

2005–2017      Senior lecturer (non-tenure), totally 18 courses (397 hours) in various subjects in the field of Scandinavian languages, Uppsala University, The Institution for Scandinavian Languages, Sweden.

Organisation of scientific meetings

2012              The organizing committee for West Slavic-Scandinavian relations and Jómsvíkinga saga. Uppsala university.

2009              The organizing committee for The 14th International Saga Conference. Uppsala University.

Institutional responsibilities

2014–               Member of the Committee for Research Studies, The Faculty of Education and Economy, The University of Gävle, Sweden.

2014                Head of Dep. for the Swedish Language, The Faculty of Education and Economy, The University of Gävle, Sweden.

Editor

2012–              Editor of the journal Scripta Islandica. Scripta Islandica is a peer reviewed journal, see: http://www.nordiska.uu.se/island/scripta/. Together with Veturliði Óskarsson, Uppsala University.

2016– Editor for the series of Svenska fornskriftsällskapet. The editorial board of this society was founded in 2016, and it consists of Lasse Mårtensson, Roger Andersson and Sara Risberg. This editorial board has edited one volume, Tendensen i Kristoffers landslag by Patrik Åström, and another one is to be published in the autumn.

Memberships of scientific societies

2015–              Member of St Michaelisgillet (The Society of St Michael)

2013–              Secretary in Svenska fornskriftsällskapet (The Society for Old Swedish Texts).

2013–              Member of the network Selskab for østnordisk filologi (The Society for East Norse Philology).

2012–              Member of the board of Isländska sällskapet (The Icelandic Society).

2010–              Representative of MENOTA, Medieval Nordic Text Archive.

2011−2012      Secretary of Isländska sällskapet (The Icelandic Society), Uppsala University.

2005−2011      Vice-secretary of Isländska sällskapet (The Icelandic Society), Uppsala University.

Career breaks

2009-08-18 to 2010-02-01  Parental leave. 5 months and 13 days.

2007-12-01 to 2008-04-30  Parental Leave. 5 months.


Publicerad av: Zara Lindahl Sidansvarig: Svante Brunåker Sidan uppdaterades: 2017-09-15
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