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John Townsend

It is with sadness that we note the death in September 2014 of John Townsend, former UCL Scandinavian Studies Librarian and contributor to the Viking Society for Northern Research.
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Dr Sarah Death awarded Order of the Polar Star

Dr Sarah Death, Honorary Research Associate in Scandinavian Studies, has been awarded the medal of the Order of the Polar Star for her service to Swedish literature and language abroad. More...

Members and friends of Italian Department with Italian Ambassador

Italian Ambassador visits UCL

On Monday 17 November, the Italian Ambassador to London, Pasquale Terracciano, visited the Italian Department. He inaugurated the new Foster Court display case for Italian studies, and praised the Department's profile in research and in teaching Italian language and culture. More...

Events

Flateyjarbok

All the King's Men? Knut's Anglo-Scandinavian Elites

Pragya Vohra (Aberystwyth) will present as part of the Medieval Scandinavian Seminar Series. The paper will last the better part of an hour, with questions to follow. Refreshments provided. All welcome! More...

Starts: Jan 29, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Runestone

Viking Society Student Conference

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Starts: Jan 31, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Alberto Savinio e l'Europa: un artista pellegrino sotto il segno di Mercurio

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Starts: Feb 4, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Flateyjarbok

Grettir and Hereward: Brothers from Another Mother?

Andy Orchard (University of Oxford) will be speaking to the Viking Society for Northern Research. Tea will be served at 4:15pm, with the lecture to start at 4:45pm. All welcome. More...

Starts: Feb 6, 2015 4:15:00 PM

Flateyjarbok

Vita: cognitive pathways in Eddic mythic poetry, with particular reference to Völuspá and Hávamál

Carolyne Larrington (St John's College, Oxford) will present as part of the Medieval Scandinavian Seminar Series. The paper will last the better part of an hour, with questions to follow. Refreshments provided. All welcome! More...

Starts: Feb 26, 2015 5:30:00 PM