Welcome Remarks: Ambassador Hlynur Gudjonsson, Embassy of Iceland, Ottawa
– Dr. Birna Bjarnadóttir, University of Iceland, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages (10 min)
Panel discussion and Q&A
Moderator: Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland
– Andri Snær Magnason, author, Iceland
– Dr. James Raffan, author, Canada
– Elin Thordarsson, writer and translator, Canada
Closing Remarks: Ambassador Jeannette Menzies, Embassy of Canada, Reykjavík
The lecture series is a part of the 75 anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Iceland organized by the Embassy of Canada in Reykjavík and Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa in partnership with the Icelandic Literature Center and the University of Iceland-Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages.
A recording of the discussion can be found here.
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