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Founded in 1892 as the Orkney, Shetland and Northern Society, or Viking Club.
The Society was founded to promote interest in the Scandinavian North, its literature and antiquities.
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A General Meeting of the Society will be held in The Haldane Room, University College London on Friday 17 November 2017 at 4.45 Sir David M. Wilson will speak on ‘The Scandinavian Crosses of the Isle of Man Revisited’ Tea … Continue reading
THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Society will be held at The English Faculty Building, Room GR 6/7 (Ground Floor), 9 West Road, Cambridge On Saturday 8 July 2017 At 3.45 p.m. Brittany Schorn will speak on ‘Gersum: the Old … Continue reading
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.
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
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.
The Society has recently reprinted two older publications: A History of Norway and the Passion and Miracles of the Blessed Óláfr. Translated by D. Kunin. Edited with introduction and notes by C. Phelpstead.Text Series XIII. 2001. ISBN 978 0 903521 … Continue reading
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.