Karl G. Johansson is associate professor in Old Norse philology at University of Oslo. He has written extensively on Old Norse manuscript culture. He has over the last four years led the research project
"Translation, Transmission and Transformation. Old Norse Romantic Fiction and Scandinavian Vernacular Literacy 1200-1500". He has translated Egils saga and Heimskringla, and together with Mats Malm he
translated Snorra Edda. In the new translation project he has translated the Vínland sagas and is part of the editorial board.