Seminar series

The department has five seminar series. In them you can meet the department's own researchers and PhD students as well as guest lecturers.

We also arrange a travel writing seminar in cooperation with the Department of Literature. The seminars are presented in the department calendar.

The Finno-Ugric seminar

The department has a seminar series for the Finno-Ugric languages, where both linguistic and literary themes are addressed. The department's own researchers and PhD students as well as invited guest lecturers participate in the Finno-Ugric seminars.

Rogier Blokland is responsible for the Finno-Ugric seminar series.

During spring 2021 we plan to have one seminar a month. The first will be on Thursday 4 March, 14:15-14:45.

Rogier Blokland: "17th century Uralic material in Nicolaes Witsen's 'Noord en Oost Tartarye'"

The Romance Seminar

The Romance Seminar Series is dedicated to linguistics, primarily French, Italian, Spanish and comparative linguistics. The department's own researchers and PhD students as well as invited guest lecturers participate in the Romance Seminar.

The Romance Seminar is primarily intended for PhD students, teachers and researchers in romance languages, but interested students, PhD students and researchers at Uppsala University and other universitites are most welcome. 

Hans Kronning is responsible for the Romance Seminar..

The seminars are presented in the department calendar. They are also available in a PDF programme. (Both in Swedish).

The seminar for Romance literary studies

The seminar for Romance literary studies deals with literary themes, and sometimes theatre studies. Some seminars are arranged in collaboration with the Romance seminar.

The department's own researchers and PhD students as well as invited guest lecturers participate in the seminar for Romance literary studies. The seminars are normally arranged on Tuesdays, from 16:15 to 18:00, but this may vary.

Sylviane Robardey-Eppstein is responsible for the seminar for Romance literary studies.

The seminar for Romance literary studies takes a break during the 2021 spring semester.

The Slavic seminar series

The department has a seminar series for the Slavic languageswhere language, literature and cultural themes are addressed. The seminars are held by researchers and PhD students from the department as well as by guest lecturers.

The seminars are normally arranged on Mondays from 14:15 til 15:45 but this may vary. The target audience for the seminars are resarchers, teachers and PhD students from the department and faculty but anyone interested is most welcome

You can find the seminars in the department calendar (in Swedish).

The Slavic seminar takes a break during the 2021 spring semester.

The German Seminar Series

The German seminar is a forum for dissemination of knowledge and for discussion. Both linguistic themes and themes of literary studies are adressed in the seminar series. The seminars are held by researchers and PhD students from the department as well as by guest lecturers. The seminars are usually held in German.

The target audience for the seminars are resarchers, teachers and PhD students from the department and faculty. We also welcome researchers from other universities as well as second cycle students and Erasmus students to the seminars.

The seminars are normally arranged on Wednesdays from 15:00 to 16:30 but this may vary.

You can find the seminars in the department calendar. This semester's programme for the German seminar is also available as a PDF file. (Both in Swedish)

Professor Dessislava Stoeva-Holm is responsible for the seminar series.

UPPSALA TRAVEL WRITING SEMINAR

Uppsala Travel Writing Seminar gathers researchers from more than ten disciplines at four faculties at Uppsala University. It arranges seminars and workshops with researchers from Uppsala University and invited guests within the field of travel literature in all time periods and from any disciplinary perspective. The seminar is organised by Christina Kullberg, Department of Modern Languages and Paula Henrikson, Department of Literature.

Last modified: 2021-03-01