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.



Among other responsibilities:
Member of the editorial team for www.malid.is (web portal).
Member of the web team for www.arnastofnun.is.
Participant in the 2016–2019 Research Project Modeling the Linguistic Consequences of Digital Language Contact (MoLiCoDiLaCo).

 

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:

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. Implications of Ideology. Iceland and the So-Called Nordic Language Community. Nordicom-Information 2(2018):83–87.

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. National language policy and planning in Iceland – aims and institutional activities. National language institutions and national languages. Contributions to the EFNIL Conference 2017 in Mannheim. Pp. 243–249. Budapest: Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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. Spolsky og/eða Haugen – um greiningu á málstefnu og málstýringu. Kristjánsþing. Institute of Linguistics at University of Iceland and the Icelandic Linguistics Society. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 24 November 2018.

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. Islandsk og det andre språket. Hannaas-forelesinga. University of Bergen, Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies. 19 October 2018

Ari Páll Kristinsson. 2018. Standards and style: On language-internal variation in Modern Icelandic. The European Federation of National Institutions for Language. 16th Annual Conference. Amsterdam 10–12 October 2018.

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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Birna Lárusdóttir Project Manager birna.larusdottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4432
Einar Freyr Sigurðsson Research Lecturer einar.freyr.sigurdsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354 525 5157
Einar Haraldsson Security Guard einar.haraldsson [at] arnastofnun.is 525 4019
Elizabeth Walgenbach researcher emw [at] hi.is  
Emily Lethbridge Research Lecturer (on leave) emily.lethbridge [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4432
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
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Guðrún Nordal Director gudrun.nordal [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4011
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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
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Kristín Bjarnadóttir Senior Research Lecturer (UK) - Associate Research Professor (USA) kristin.bjarnadottir [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4449
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Trausti Dagsson Project Manager trausti.dagsson [at] arnastofnun.is (+354) 525 4438
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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