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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  • Employment
  • CV
  • Publications

 

Research Professor.
Head of Language Planning Department. Advice on language usage. Research on the Icelandic language, language use, language planning, and language policy. Editor of the journal Orð og tunga.


 

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, 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:

2017. Málheimar. Sitthvað um málstefnu og málnotkun. [Worlds of language. On language policy and language use.] Reykjavik: Háskólaútgáfan [University of Iceland Press].

2017. Ed. Orð og tunga 19.

2016. Language in public administration in present-day Iceland: some challenges for majority language management. Language use in public administration. Theory and practice in the European states. Pirkko Nuolijärvi & Gerhard Stickel eds. European Federation of National Institutions for Language. Budapest: Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Pp. 83-92.

2016. English Language as ‛Fatal Gadget’ in Iceland. Why English? Confronting the Hydra. Pauline Bunce, Robert Phillipson, Vaughan Rapatahana & Ruanni Tupas eds. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. Pp. 118–128.

2016. Ed. Orð og tunga 18.

2016. Om følgerne af leksikalsk purisme i Island. [On the consequences of lexical purism in Iceland] Dansk Noter 1/2016:40‒44.

2015. Ed. Orð og tunga 17.

2015. Implications of language contact: Evaluating the appropriateness of borrowings in written Icelandic. Co-author Amanda Hilmarsson-Dunn. New Trends in Nordic and General Linguistics. Martin Hilpert, Janet Duke, Christine Mertzlufft, Jan-Ola Östman & Michael Rießler eds. De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. 55‒67.

2014. Icelandic Attitudes and Policies towards English. Sociolinguistica. International Yearbook of European Sociolinguistics. Vol. 28. Ulrich Ammon, Jeroen Darquennes & Sue Wright eds. Berlin, München, Boston: De Gruyter. Pp. 123–135.

2014. Ideologies in Iceland: The protection of language forms. English in Nordic Universities: Ideologies and Practices. Anna Kristina Hultgren, Frans Gregersen & Jacob Thøgersen eds. Studies in World Language Problems Vol. 5. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. Pp. 165–177.

Selected publications APK.pdf

 

Lectures 

Recent presentations:

2017. Terminologiske oplysninger som del af det almensproglige: webportalen málið.is. [Terminological data presented as part of LGP information: The web portal málið.is] (Co-authors Halldóra Jónsdóttir & Steinþór Steingrímsson.) Nordterm 2017, Kongsberg, Norway, June 14.

2017. Holdninger og formål påvirker brugen af (fremmed)sproglige resurser: behandling af statsnavne i en offentlig statsnavnefortegnelse [Attitudes and objectives affect the use of (foreign) language resources: the processing of country names in an official list] NFL konference (Nordic Association for Lexicography), Reykjavik, May 31.

2017. (U)forståelige love, domme og digital formidling. [(In)comprehensable laws, rulings, and digital dissemination] (Co-author Sigrún Steingrímsdóttir.) Nordisk klarsprogskonference 2017 [Nordic Plain Language Conference 2017] Copenhagen, May 4.

2017. Málheimar. Sitthvað um málstefnu og málnotkun. [Worlds of language: on language policy and language use.] Málstofa – Lecture Series at The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, March 31, 2017.

2017. Málið.is: An Icelandic web portal for dissemination of information on language and usage. (Co-authors Halldóra Jónsdóttir & Steinþór Steingrímsson.) Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries, 2nd Conference. Gothenburg, Sweden, March 15.

2017. Björn Guðfinnsson og málstaðalslíkan Ammons. [On Professor Björn Guðfinnsson (1905-1950) vis-à-vis Ammon's model of the four social forces that determine what is standard in a language] 31. Rask-ráðstefnan um íslenskt mál og almenna málfræði, Reykjavik, January 28, 2017.

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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
Emily Lethbridge Research Lecturer emily.lethbridge [at] arnastofnun.is 865 5783
Eva María Jónsdóttir   eva.maria.jonsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4030
Gísli Sigurðsson Research Professor gisli.sigurdsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4013
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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
Hallgrímur J. Ámundason Project Manager hallgrimur.j.amundason [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4433
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
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Kári Kaaber Project Manager kari.kaaber [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 562 6050
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Kristín Bjarnadóttir Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) kristin.bjarnadottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4449
Ludger Zeevaert Research Scholar ludger.zeevaert [at] arnastofnun.is 525 4012
Margrét Eggertsdóttir Research Professor margret.eggertsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4014
Rakel Pálsdóttir Project Manager rakel.palsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4010
Rósa Þorsteinsdóttir Research Lecturer rosa.thorsteinsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4020
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Steinþór Steingrímsson Project Manager steinthor.steingrimsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4438
Svanhildur María Gunnarsdóttir Museum Educator svanhildur.maria.gunnarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 822 0121
Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) svanhildur.oskarsdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4012
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
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