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Conferences

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Forthcoming Conferences

Viking Warriors: Beyond Broad Spears and Bloodshed

Viking Warriors: Beyond Broad Spears and Bloodshed
Date
13/12/2017
Description
Viking warriors - who were they?

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands - Exhibition

Date
15/12/2017 - 08/04/2018
Description
Invade - immigrate - integrate - inspire. 'Danelaw Saga' tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement
Date
20/12/2017
Description
What can place-names tell us about Vikings in the East Midlands?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?
Date
05/01/2018
Description
Find out about some new ways of looking at the Viking phenomenon.

Vikings in your Vocabulary

Vikings in your Vocabulary
Date
10/01/2018
Description
Find out how the Vikings influenced the English language.

Viking Activity Day 13 January

Viking Activity Day 13 January
Date
13/01/2018
Description
Learn about Viking home life with Einar and Thorkatla.

Pagans and Christians

Pagans and Christians
Date
24/01/2018
Description
About the interactions of pagan Vikings with the inhabitants of Christian Britain.

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands
Date
07/02/2018
Description
Learn about Viking Age sculpture in the East Midlands.

Viking Activity Day 17 February

Viking Activity Day 17 February
Date
17/02/2018
Description
Find out about beliefs and funerary practices in the Viking Age
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Conferences over the past 12 months

Jon McGregor's Reservoir 13 (4th Estate, 2017) book launch

Date
31/03/2017
Description
Dr Jon McGregor's Reservoir 13 will be launched Friday, 31st of March

Nottingham Poetry Series Seminar

Date
23/02/2017
Description
Nottingham Poetry Series seminar February 2017

Making it in Business: from arts to The Apprentice and beyond

Date
02/03/2017
Description
Rebecca Jeffery, Entrepreneur and Arts graduate, talks about how transferable her undergraduate skills were to a career in Marketing.

The Language of Business in China Executive Education Programme
Date
26/06/2017 - 01/07/2017

Nottingham Interdisciplinary Modernism Research Network: Reading group

Date
22/03/2017
Description
Texts for discussion will be Victor Shklovsky, 'Art as Technique', and T.E. Hulme, 'Notes on Language and Style'.

Nottingham Interdisciplinary Modernism Research Network seminar

Date
15/02/2017
Description
Seminar on women and modernism
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Past Conferences

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

  • Perceptions of Place: English place-name study and regional variety (23-27 June 2010)
  • Constructing and Transmitting Identities in the Medieval World (6 June 2010)
  • Genes of Gallgoídil: Cross-disciplinary Studies of Migration of Irish, Hiberno-Norse and other Gaelic-speaking populations in the Viking Age (21 June 2010)
  • Robert Southey and Romantic Contexts (14-16 April 2010)

2008-09

2007-08

  • Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe AD 400-1200 (5-6 July 2008)
  • PGR Work in Progress Symposium (8-9 May 2008)
  • Midlands Viking Symposium (26th April 2008)
  • Robert Southey and the Contexts of Romanticism (17-19 March 2008)
  • Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise IV (10-12 September 2007)

2006-07

  • DH Lawrence International Conference (16-21 August 2007)
  • Literary Geographies: A Multidisciplinary Conference (20-22 July 2007)
  • Disease, Disability and Medicine in Early Medieval Europe, AD 400-1200 (6-7 July 2007)
  • Gender, Material Culture and Identity in the Viking Diaspora (30-31 March 2007)
  • Myth and Cultural Memory in the Viking Diaspora (9-10 January 2007)
  • Rivers of Meaning (2 December 2006)

2005-06

  • Disease and Disability in Northern Europe, 400-1200 (8-9 July 2006)
  • IVACS Conference - Language at the Interface (23-24 June 2006)
  • Midlands Viking Symposium (29 April 2006)
  • Romantic Correspondence(s) (4 November 2005)

2004-05

2003-04

  • Adventures in Hydronomy: Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Day Conference (15 November 2003)

2002-03

 

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0115 951 5901

rebecca.peck@nottingham.ac.uk

 

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