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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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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.
The 2017 Viking Society Spring Meeting will be held on 3 March. The speaker of honour will be Dr Erik Niblaeus, Durham University.
The 2017 Viking Society Student Conference will be held on 18 February, University of Leeds. For more information see: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/events/event/3586/viking_society_student_conference_2017 For registration follow this link: http://store.leeds.ac.uk/product-catalogue/faculty-of-arts/viking-society-student-conference-2017/conference-registration-fee-10
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 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
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
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.