Event: Student Conference, Viking Society for Northern Research, 9 Feb 2013

Viking Society for Northern Research
Student conference,
9th February 2013
Place, space, and environment
Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Parkinson Building, room 1.08


10.00 Tea and biscuits

11.00 Matthew Townend (York)
Medievalism and the Sense of Place: Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, 1850-1920

11.40 Sheryl McDonald (Leeds)
Geography in Icelandic Romance

12.20 Smörgåsbord of groovy research

1.00 An actual smörgåsbord

2.00 Chris Callow (Birmingham)
Land and memory in the Sagas of Icelanders

2.40 Haki Antonsson (UCL)
Salvation and Place in the Early Icelandic Sagas

3.20 Carl Phelpstead (Cardiff)
Living (and Dying) with Animals in the Sagas of Icelanders

4.00 pub! (venue TBA)

£10: students, Viking Society members, members of the York Anglo-Scandinavian Society
£15: others

Registration and payment takes place online, via http://tinyurl.com/amjpopm (registration will open during week beginning January 14th)


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