Gunnella Þorgeirsdóttir

    Gunnella Þorgeirsdóttir

    Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Culture at the University of Iceland

    Veröld – House of Vigdís #307
    tel: 525-4406

    Heimasíða Gunnellu Þorgeirsdóttur

    University of Iceland
    Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages
    Brynjólfsgötu 1
    IS-107 Reykjavik
    Tel: +354-5254000


    Gunnella Þorgeirsdóttir holds a doctoral degree in East-Asian Studies from Sheffield University since 2015 and completed a MA degree in Folklore at the same University in 2006. She carried out her doctoral research on superstitions and rituals pertaining to pregnancy in Japanese society, as a student of Kokugakuin University in Tokyo 2006-2008.

    Gunnella’s main area of research are contemporary Japanese culture, traditions, legends, humour, festivals and supernatural beings.

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