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10.09.2013

Outsiders?

A symposium in connection with an exhibition on outsiders at the National and University Library of Iceland 14 September 2013 at 13-16.

All lectures will be in Icelandic.

Ingibjörg Steinunn Sverrisdóttir National Librarian addresses the symposium.

Jón Gnarr Mayor of Reykjavík  gives a speech about a recent report on the issues of outsiders in Reykjavík. 

  • Ólafur J. Engilbertsson: Tableaux of two persons outside the Outsiders? exhibition.
  • Yngvi Leifsson: Vagrants in Iceland around 1800.
  • Már Jónsson: Disparate reasons of vagrancy: Two men named Jón in West-Iceland 1871-1873.

Coffee-break.

  • Guðný Hallgrímsdóttir:  The story of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir.
  • Harpa Björnsdóttir: Sólon Íslandus.
  • Þórarinn Eldjárn: Around "Gvendur dúllari”. On Guðmundur Árnason, his life and his art.
  • Halldór Baldursson: Familiarising oneself with 19th century atmosphere. About the drawings in the Outsiders? exhibition.
  • Sigríður Hjördís Jörundsdóttir og Halldóra Kristinsdóttir: Outsiders?

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