Documenting the Periphery – Nordic Colonialism through the Centuries.

A Blog by students of the departments for Scandinavian Studies at the Universities of Basel and Zurich.

The Blog is hosted by the DLF (Digitale Lehre und Forschung) at the University of Zurich.


Lena Rohrbach
Deutsches Seminar
Schönberggasse 9
8001 Zürich

Caroline Ballebye Sørensen
Deutsches Seminar
Schönberggasse 2
8001 Zürich


Ann-Christin Ravald, University of Zurich
Alissa Ueberwasser, University of Basel
Colette Fermaud, University of Zurich
Cynthia Wiesendanger, University of Zurich
Eline Elmiger, University of Basel
Eliseo Galli, University of Zurich
Eveline Elmer, University of Zurich
Mira Boesch, University of Zurich
Martina Liniger, University of Basel
Mél Müller, University of Basel
Nicole Bruggmann, University of Zurich
Nuria Singenberger, University of Basel
Solenne Guyot, University of Strassbourg
Tim Lüthi, University of Zurich

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