Older research grants

The Icelandic Research Fund

Project grants

2015

  • Eyja Margrét Brynjarsdóttir (with Ragna Benedikta Garðarsdóttir and Guðmundur Jónsson): The Reality of Money (Instititue of Philosophy).
  • Gavin Murray Lucas (with Kevin Martin and Ásta Hermannsdóttir): Commodity Entanglement. The Archaeology of the Trade Monopoly (Institute of History).
  • Sigríður Þorgeirsdóttir (with Eyja Margrét Brynjarsdóttir and Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir): Feminist Philosophy Transforming Philosophy (Institute of Philosophy).

2014

  • Orri Vésteinsson and Adolf Friðriksson (with Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Stuart Brookes, Frode Iversen and John Baker): Assemblies in Iceland 850 - 1950 (Institute of History).
  • Steinunn Kristjánsdóttir (with Gísli Kristjánsson, Inger Larsson, Per Arvid Åsen, Mark Graham, Lynda Howard, Patricia Shaw and Samson Bjarnar Harðarson): Monasticism in Iceland (Institute of History).
  • Torfi Tuliníus (with Gísli Sigurðsson and Emily Lethbridge): Time, Space, Narrative in the Íslendingasögur (Institute of Research in Literature and Visual Arts).
  • Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon (with Már Jónsson and Davíð Ólafsson): Emotions, Material Culture and Everyday Life in Iceland in the Long 19th Century (Institute of History).

2013

  • Bergljót S. Kristjánsdóttir (with Jóhannes Gísli Jónsson, Hulda Þórisdóttir, Jaime Napier and Þórhallur Eyþórsson): Empathy - language, literature, society (Institute of Research in Literature and Visual Arts).
  • Höskuldur Þráinsson (with Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, Kristján Árnason, Matthew James Whelpton, Désirée Louise Neijmann, Úlfar Bragason and Ásta Svavarsdóttir): Heritage language, linguistic change and cultural identity (Institute of Linguistics).
  • Sif Ríkharðsdóttir (with David Lawton and Mishtooni Bose): Voice and Emotion in Medieval Literature (Institute of Research in Literature and Visual Arts).
  • Vilhjálmur Árnason (with Gunnar Helgi Kristinsson, Sigurbjörg Sigurgeirsdóttir, Guðmundur Jónsson, Þorbjörn Broddason, Ólafur Páll Jónsson, Salvör Nordal and Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir): How Does Democracy Work in Iceland? Practices, norms and understanding (Institute of Ethics).

2012

  • Ármann Jakobsson (with Torfi Tulinius, Ásdís Egilsdóttir, Terry A. Gunnell and Stephen A. Mitchell): Encounters with the paranormal.

2011


  • Orri Vésteinsson (with Adolf Friðriksson and Jette Arneborg): Burial and Death in Iceland over 1050 years.
  • Sverrir Jakobsson (with Helgi Þorláksson and Oddný G. Sverrisdóttir): History of Breiðafjörður

​Postdoctoral grants

2015

2014

  • Hrafn ÁsgeirssonThe Pro Tanto view about legal content. On the nature of the relationship between law and language (Institute of Philosophy).
  • Þórir Jónsson HraundalEastern Vikings in Arabic Texts (Institute of History).

2013

  • Erla Hulda HalldórsdóttirConstructing a life. Explorations in letter writing and expressions of a life. The case of Sigríður Pálsdóttir (1809–1871) (Institute of History).

Doctoral grants

2015

  • Stefanie Bade (supervisor Kristján Árnason): Accents and Folk Linguistics. A Grounded Theoretical Analysis of the Evaluation of Foreigners' Use of Icelandic (Institute of Linguistics).
  • William Konchak (supervisor Páll Skúlason): Developing a Contemporary Approach to Philosophy as a Way of Life (Institute of Philosophy).

2013

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