The conference is organized by the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institue of Foreign Languages at the University of Iceland and held as part of the network Nordic Intercultural Communication (NIC), with support from The Clara Lachmann Foundation and the Centre for Research in the Humanities at the University of Iceland.

Keynote speakers

Daniel Everett, Professor of Sociology and Global Studies, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts

Andreas F Kelletat, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germersheim, Germany

Karen Risager, Professor Emerita at the University of Roskilde, Denmark