From Text to Artefact: Studies in Honour of Anne Mette Hansen


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About the Author

Beeke Stegmann is a research lecturer at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavik. Her research spans codicology, book history and digital editing of manuscripts and charters. In her current projects she focuses on the production of Icelandic medieval manuscripts and the usage of red ink, as well as a digital scholarly edition of Njáls saga in Reykjabók. Prior to her position in Iceland she was working on several projects at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen, where she also obtained her PhD based on the dissertation Árni Magnússon's rearrangement of paper manuscripts.
Katarzyna Anna Kapitan is H.M. Queen Margarethe II Distinguished Research Fellow at the Museum of National History, Frederiksborg Castle, where she works on the reception of Old Norse literature in Danish historiography. Previously she worked at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen where she conducted research and digital cataloguing of Nordic manuscripts. She holds a PhD degree from the same university, based on the dissertation Studies in the transmission history of Hrómundar saga Greipssonar. Her research interests center on Old Norse-Icelandic language and literature and include manuscript studies, digital scholarly editing, transmission history and textual criticism, as well as history of historiography.
Seán D. Vrieland is a researcher at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen, where he focuses on East Norse manuscripts and the history of the Nordic languages. He holds a PhD degree from the same university based on the dissertation Old Gutnish in a Danish Hand: Studies in the B Manuscript of Guta Lag. Following the PhD Vrieland held a two-year postdoctoral position in connection with the project Script and Text in Time and Space funded by the VELUX Foundation and led by the honorant of the present volume. In his current position Vrieland focuses on the Faroese manuscripts held in the collection and will soon begin a research project on this material, funded by the Faroese Research Council.