The 2012 Radcliffe Seminar, “The Ambiguities of Memory Construction in Medieval Texts: The Nordic Case,” inspired a series of theoretically-oriented essays which have now appeared as Memory and Remembering: Past Awareness in the Medieval North. Special issue of Scandinavian Studies, 85:3. Ed. Pernille Hermann and Stephen A. Mitchell, containing the following essays:
"Constructing the Past. Introductory Remarks" (Pernille Hermann and Stephen Mitchell, pp. 261-66)
“Places, Monuments and Objects. The Past in Ancient Scandinavia” (Anders Andrén, pp. 267-81...
On April 13 and 14, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study sponsored an exploratory seminar on The Ambiguities of Memory Construction in Medieval Texts: The Nordic Case, with participants representing such disciplines as history, literature, folklore, and archaeology. front row, L-R: Joseph Harris; Gísli Sigurðsson; Pernille Hermann; Nicole Burgoyne; Merrill Kaplan; Agnes Arnórsdóttir; back row, L-R: Anders Andrén; Jürg Glauser; Thomas DuBois; Bjørn Bandlien; Stephen Mitchell.