Academic training

04 / 2014 Completion of the PhD project “Nature, Culture, and Activism: an Analysis of Environmentalist Literature from Iceland and Norway”;
Department for Scandinavian Studies, University of Bonn, Germany
02 / 2013 – 06 / 2013 Research stay at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Norway
03 / 2012 – 06 / 2012 Research stay at EDDA – Center for Excellence at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík
05 / 2010 – 04 / 2014 Doctoral studies at the Department for Scandinavian Studies at the University of Bonn, Germany;
PhD project “Nature, Culture, and Activism: an Analysis of Environmental Literature from Norway and Iceland”
10 / 2006 – 12 / 2008 Studies in Scandinavian studies, medieval and modern history at the University of Bonn, Germany;
degree “Magister Artium”; title of master’s thesis:
“Þar hefjum vér eina kátliga frásǫgn – on the Function of Laughter and Humour in Old Norse Literature”
08 / 2005 – 07 / 2006 ERASMUS stay at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
10 / 2003 – 07 / 2005 Studies in Scandinavian studies, medieval and modern history at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany