New book edited by the Centre for Nordic Studies staff
Across the Sólundarhaf: Connections between Scotland and the Nordic World Selected Papers from the Inaugural St. Magnus Conference 2011, edited by Alex Sanmark and Andrew Jennings, has just been published in the Journal of the North Atlantic Special Volume 4. This volume includes 21 papers which cover many varied topics from the Viking Age to Modern Orcadian Literature. The papers include Stormy Crossings: Scots-Scandinavian Balladic Synergies by Donna Heddle, Shetland’s Trade with Northwest German Territories during the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Century by Kathrin Zickermann and Old Norse Cultural Influence in the Work of Christina M. Costie by Ragnhild Ljosland.
For further information see here http://www.eaglehill.us/JONAonline/jona-S4-2013.shtml