Ari Páll Kristinsson

Research Professor
Language Planning Department
Email:
ari.pall.kristinsson [at] arnastofnun.is
Work phone:
(+354) 525 4442
Location:
Laugavegur 13

 

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Research Professor.
Head of Language Planning Department. Advice on language usage. Research on the Icelandic language, language use, and language policy.


 

Employment history: 

Director of the Icelandic Language Institute 1996–2006
Language consultant at RÚV Broadcasting Service 1993–1996
Linguist at the Icelandic Language Institute 1990–1992
Upper secondary school teacher 1984–1990
Other former responsibilities include:
Vice Chairman of The Language Council for Icelandic Sign Language 2011–2015
Chairman of the Icelandic Place Names Committee 1998–2006
Chairman of the Icelandic Linguistics Society 1995–1997, and 2013–2015

 

Education: 

Ph.D. in Icelandic Linguistics 2009
Cand. mag. in Icelandic Linguistics 1987
Certificate in Pedagogy and Educational Theory 1987
BA in Icelandic and General Linguistics 1982


Other studies include:

Linguistics at University of Oslo 1999

Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute Michigan 2003

Publications 

Recent publications:

Sebastian Drude, Anton Karl Ingason, Ari Páll Kristinsson, Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, Iris Edda Nowenstein & Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir. 2018. Digital resources and language use: Expanding the EGIDS scale for language development into the digital domains. FEL XXI Communities in Control: Learning tools and strategies for multilingual endangered language communities. Proceedings of the 21st FEL Conference 19–21 October 2017. Nicholas Ostler, Vera Ferreira & Chris Moseley eds. Pp. 98–106. Hungerford: Foundation for Endangered Languages.

Halldóra Jónsdóttir, Ari Páll Kristinsson & Steinþór Steingrímsson. 2018. Málið.is: A Web Portal for Information on the Icelandic Language. Proceedings of the XVIII EURALEX International Congress Lexicography in Global Contexts 17–21 July 2018, Ljubljana. Jaka Čibej, Vojko Gorjanc, Iztok Kosem & Simon Krek eds. Pp. 841–845. Ljubljana: Ljubljana University Press.

Steinþór Steingrímsson, Ari Páll Kristinsson & Halldóra Jónsdóttir. 2018. Málið.is: A Web Portal for Information on the Icelandic Language. Nordiske Studier i Leksikografi 14. Rapport fra 14. Konference om Leksikografi i Norden. Reykjavík 30. maj–2. juni 2017. Ásta Svavarsdóttir, Halldóra Jónsdóttir, Helga Hilmisdóttir & Þórdís Úlfarsdóttir eds. Pp. 255–261. Skrifter udgivet af Nordisk Forening for Leksikografi. Skrift nr. 15. Reykjavik. ISSN 0803-9313.

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. Editor: Orð og tunga 20. ISSN 1022-4610.

Ari Páll Kristinsson, Sigrún Steingrímsdóttir, Birgitta Guðmundsdóttir & Olga M. Cilia. 2018. (U)forståelige love, domme og digital formidling. Sprog og kommunikation i digital borgerbetjening. Rapport fra Nordisk klarsprogskonference København, 4.–5. maj 2017. Anne Kjærgaard & Johanne Lauridsen eds. Pp. 25–32. Copenhagen: Nätverket för språknämnderna i Norden. ISSN 2246-8919.

Selected publications APK.pdf

 

Lectures 

Recent papers:

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. Language and the hospitality industry in Iceland: choices and discourses. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22, 27–30 June 2018, University of Auckland.

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. Icelandic language ideology in the 1940s vis à vis the military occupation by English-speaking forces in WWII. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22, 27–30 June 2018, University of Auckland.


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Aðalsteinn Hákonarson Project Manager adalsteinn.hakonarson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4433
Antonio Costanzo Security Guard antonio.costanzo [at] arnastofnun.is 525 4019
Ari Páll Kristinsson Research Professor ari.pall.kristinsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4442
Ágústa Þorbergsdóttir Project Manager agusta.thorbergsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4440
Ásta Svavarsdóttir Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) asta.svavarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4437
Einar Freyr Sigurðsson Research Lecturer einar.freyr.sigurdsson [at] arnastofnun.is  
Einar Haraldsson Security Guard einar.haraldsson [at] arnastofnun.is 525 4019
Elizabeth Walgenbach researcher elizabeth.walgenbach [at] arnastofnun.is  
Emily Lethbridge Research Lecturer emily.lethbridge [at] arnastofnun.is 865 5783
Eva María Jónsdóttir Public Relations and Web Manager eva.maria.jonsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4030
Gísli Sigurðsson Research Professor gisli.sigurdsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4013
Guðný Ragnarsdóttir Librarian gudny.ragnarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4022
Guðrún Ása Grímsdóttir Research Professor gudrun.asa.grimsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4026
Guðrún Nordal Director gudrun.nordal [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4011
Guðvarður Már Gunnlaugsson Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) gudvardur.mar.gunnlaugsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4024
Halldóra Jónsdóttir Project Manager halldora.jonsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4431
Haukur Þorgeirsson Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) haukur.thorgeirsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4017
Helga Hilmisdóttir Research Lecturer helga.hilmisdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4443
Ingibjörg Þórisdóttir Project Manager ingibjorg.thorisdottir [at] arnastofnun.is 562 6050
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Jóhannes B. Sigtryggsson Research Lecturer johannes.b.sigtryggsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4441
Kári Kaaber Project Manager kari.kaaber [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 562 6050
Kristín Bjarnadóttir Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) kristin.bjarnadottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4449
Margrét Eggertsdóttir Research Professor margret.eggertsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4014
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Rósa Þorsteinsdóttir Research Lecturer rosa.thorsteinsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4020
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Steinunn Aradóttir Records Manager steinunn.aradottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4687
Steinþór Steingrímsson Project Manager steinthor.steingrimsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4438
Svanhildur María Gunnarsdóttir Museum Educator svanhildur.maria.gunnarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is  
Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) svanhildur.oskarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4012
Trausti Dagsson Projeckt Manager trausti.dagsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4438
Úlfar Bragason Research Professor ulfar.bragason [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 562 6050
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Þórdís Úlfarsdóttir Editor thordis.ulfarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4435
Þórunn Sigurðardóttir Research Professor thorunn.sigurdardottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4016