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Forthcoming Conferences

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands - Exhibition

Date
15/12/2017 - 08/04/2018
Description
Invade - immigrate - integrate - inspire. 'Danelaw Saga' tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

Pagans and Christians

Pagans and Christians
Date
24/01/2018
Description
About the interactions of pagan Vikings with the inhabitants of Christian Britain.

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands
Date
07/02/2018
Description
Learn about Viking Age sculpture in the East Midlands.

Vikings: A Grand Day Out (Viking Society Student Conference)

Date
17/02/2018
Description
Viking Society conference for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Old Norse and Viking Studies

Viking Activity Day 17 February

Viking Activity Day 17 February
Date
17/02/2018
Description
Find out about beliefs and funerary practices in the Viking Age

From Poetry to Reality: The Gold-Trimmed Sword Hilt in the Bedale Hoard

From Poetry to Reality: The Gold-Trimmed Sword Hilt in the Bedale Hoard
Date
21/02/2018
Description
Learn about the Viking Age sword hilt in the Bedale Hoard.

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army
Date
28/02/2018
Description
Learn about the latest results from excavations at the Viking site in Repton, Derbyshire.
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Conferences over the past 12 months

Viking Activity Day 3 February

Viking Activity Day 3 February
Date
14/10/2017
Description
Learn about trade and status in the Viking Age.

Viking Activity Day 25 November

Viking Activity Day 25 November
Date
25/11/2017
Description
Viking crafts and activities.

Michael Wood Celebrity Guest Lecture and Exclusive Preview

Date
24/11/2017
Description
https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/exhibitions/event/3725/celebrity-guest-lecture-and-exclusive-preview.html

Vikings in your Vocabulary

Vikings in your Vocabulary
Date
10/01/2018
Description
Find out how the Vikings influenced the English language.

Viking Warriors: Beyond Broad Spears and Bloodshed

Viking Warriors: Beyond Broad Spears and Bloodshed
Date
13/12/2017
Description
Viking warriors - who were they?

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement
Date
20/12/2017
Description
What can place-names tell us about Vikings in the East Midlands?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?
Date
05/01/2018
Description
Find out about some new ways of looking at the Viking phenomenon.

Assembling Vikings: Thinking through Things in the East Midlands

Assembling Vikings: Thinking through Things in the East Midlands
Date
06/12/2017
Description
Find out about Viking Age law and administration in the East Midlands.

FRONT HORSE poetry night

Date
09/12/2017

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins
Date
24/10/2017
Description
Join us for an evening of poetry with Camilla Nelson, Rachael Allen, and Leah Wilkins.
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Past Conferences

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

  • Perceptions of Place: English place-name study and regional variety (23-27 June 2010)
  • Constructing and Transmitting Identities in the Medieval World (6 June 2010)
  • Genes of Gallgoídil: Cross-disciplinary Studies of Migration of Irish, Hiberno-Norse and other Gaelic-speaking populations in the Viking Age (21 June 2010)
  • Robert Southey and Romantic Contexts (14-16 April 2010)

2008-09

2007-08

  • Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe AD 400-1200 (5-6 July 2008)
  • PGR Work in Progress Symposium (8-9 May 2008)
  • Midlands Viking Symposium (26th April 2008)
  • Robert Southey and the Contexts of Romanticism (17-19 March 2008)
  • Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise IV (10-12 September 2007)

2006-07

  • DH Lawrence International Conference (16-21 August 2007)
  • Literary Geographies: A Multidisciplinary Conference (20-22 July 2007)
  • Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe, AD 400-1200 (6-7 July 2007)
  • Gender, Material Culture and Identity in the Viking Diaspora (30-31 March 2007)
  • Myth and Cultural Memory in the Viking Diaspora (9-10 January 2007)
  • Rivers of Meaning (2 December 2006)

2005-06

  • Disease and Disability in Northern Europe, 400-1200 (8-9 July 2006)
  • IVACS Conference - Language at the Interface (23-24 June 2006)
  • Midlands Viking Symposium (29 April 2006)
  • Romantic Correspondence(s) (4 November 2005)

2004-05

2003-04

  • Adventures in Hydronomy: Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Day Conference (15 November 2003)

2002-03

 

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