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This page will keep you abreast of everything that is happening in Norse and Viking Studies, both at Nottingham and elsewhere.

 

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Latest CSVA News

INS members present at International Congress of Onomastic Sciences

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?Members of the Institute for Name-Studies gave papers at the International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, which was held in Debrecen, Hungary from 27 August to 1 September 2017.

An Anglo-Saxon Remedy: Dr Christina Lee on BBC Radio 4's Science Stories

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Dr Christina Lee appears on BBC Radio 4 Science Stories, talking to Naomi Alderman about an Anglo-Saxon remedy that kills MRSA.

Viking Congress in Denmark

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CSVA members Judith Jesch, Christina Lee and Eleanor Rye will be presenting at the 18th Viking Congress in Copenhagen and Ribe, Denmark, in August.

Elisabeth Magin receives funding for fieldwork in Norway

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Congratulations to doctoral student Elisabeth Magin, who has been awarded a mobility grant for Norwegian language or literature.

James Aitcheson receives CSVA scholarship

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?Congratulations to James Aitcheson who has been awarded the CSVA scholarship for his doctoral research which begins next academic year.
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Latest CSVA Events

Migration Stories - Then and Now

Date
18/11/2017
Location:
Angel Row, Nottingham Central Library
Description
Weave together stories of migrants in the Viking Age and now.

Viking: Rediscover the Legend

Date
24/11/2017 - 04/03/2018
Location:
Djanogly Art Gallery
Description
Touring exhibition from the British Museum and York Museums Trust on the Viking impact on Britain.

Michael Wood Celebrity Guest Lecture and Exclusive Preview

Date
24/11/2017
Location:
Djanogly Theatre and Djanogly Gallery
Description
https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/exhibitions/event/3725/celebrity-guest-lecture-and-exclusive-preview.html

Viking Activity Day 25 November

Date
25/11/2017
Location:
Angear Visitor Centre
Description
Viking crafts and activities.

Norse and Viking Seminar - Runestones American Style

Date
27/11/2017
Location:
Highfield House A01
Description
Find out about the writing of runes and the making of runestones in North America.
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