Nicknames in the Viking settlement of Iceland
I’ve recently rediscovered a recording of the first ever conference paper I gave, almost two years ago. It focused on the question of nicknames in the settlement of Iceland by the Vikings, and how they might have contributed towards systems of power and social control. This is where my interest in historical nicknames really started - my undergraduate thesis had been on Icelandic nicknames, and during the beginning of my PhD I worked this up into a conference papaer.
You can listen to a recording of the conference paper here: https://www.mixcloud.com/tristan-alphey/landnámabók-a-socio-onomastic-case-study-hi-conference-tristan-alphey/
Any and all feedback, comments or thoughts are appreciated, as always!
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