An interdisciplinary look at welcoming guests, perspectives on 'the other', and feeling at home in Scandinavia from the Middle Ages to Modernity.
Rebecka Klette (Birkbeck): 'Degenerate modernity and "Ibsenity": the satirical reception of Ibsen in Punch during the late 19th century.'
Heather O'Donoghue (University of Oxford): 'The Perils of Inhospitality in Medieval Iceland'
Morten Kringelbach (University of Oxford): 'Hygge: Lessons from neuroscience and Aristotle on hedonia and eudaimonia’
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