Author Archives: Viking Society

Summer Meeting

The Summer Meeting of the Viking Society 2017 will be held on 8 July in Cambridge. The speaker of honour is Dr Brittany Schorn, University of Cambridge. Further details will be added later.

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Spring Meeting

The 2017 Viking Society Spring Meeting will be held on 3 March. The speaker of honour will be Dr Erik Niblaeus, Durham University.

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Student Conference

The 2017 Viking Society Student Conference will be held on 18 February, University of Leeds. For more information see: For registration follow this link:

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Peter Foote Memorial Bursary

Details of the Bursary for 2017-18 have been updated. Applications are due by 3 April 2017. For full details see the Peter Foote Memorial Bursary page.

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New Subscription Rates

Members and prospective members are reminded that subscriptions, which are due for renewal on 1 October every year, have risen slightly in price: Ordinary membership now costs £25.00 and Student Membership is £12.00 per annum. This change applies to new … Continue reading

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The Viking Society

Welcome to the website of the Viking Society for Northern Research, the world’s foremost learned society in the field of medieval Scandinavian and Northern studies.

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New Publication

  THE FOURTH GRAMMATICAL TREATISE Edited by Margaret Clunies Ross and Jonas Wellendorf lxiv +191 pp. ISBN 978-0-903521-90-1. £12 (£6 for Viking Society members) The anonymous poetical treatise, The Fourth Grammatical Treatise, one of four learned Icelandic works preserved in … Continue reading

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Recent Publications: The Uppsala Edda, Heimskringla

Among the Society’s recent publications is an edition of The Uppsala Edda by Heimir Pálsson, which appeared in 2012. This is based on the fourteenth-century version of Snorri Sturluson’s Edda found in the manuscript DG 11 4to, which differs considerably … Continue reading

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New Support Fund Application Procedures

The Society’s Support Fund, which helps members with research and travel costs, continues to welcome applications. The procedures for applying have changed slightly, however. Please see the Support Fund page for details.

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