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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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