Centre for the Study of the Viking Age

Annual Viking Society Student Conference

Saturday 11th February 2012 (10:30-17:00)

Conference fee: £15.00 (includes coffee and Italian restaurant lunch) for Viking Soc/SNSS members; £20.00 non-members.

Please make cheques payable to University of Glasgow and send to Kathryn Lowe, English Language, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ with an e-mail contact address, by 28 January 2012.

For further information, contact kathryn.lowe@glasgow.ac.uk

Websites: www.northernstudies.org.uk and www.vsnr.org


The annual Viking Society student conference, in conjunction with the Scottish Society for Northern Studies, will take place at the University of Glasgow on Saturday 11 February 2012. Details below, or download the flyer.

Viking Society for Northern Research / Scottish Society for Northern Studies

Student Conference, 11 February 2012

University of Glasgow 10.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

John McIntyre Building, Room 208



Paul Bibire (St Andrews): Nature or nurture: questions of convergent and divergent developments in Norse and English

Richard Dance (Cambridge): Roots, Blends and Buttocks; or, finding the Old Norse influence on English

Alaric Hall (Leeds): Learning Old Norse in fourteenth-century Norway

Irene García Losquiño (Aberdeen): Language contact and change in the earliest Anglo-Saxon inscriptions

Colin Mackenzie (Glasgow): Hugr, hjarta and the corporeal language of the mind

Tarrin Wills (Aberdeen): Mapping language contact and change in runic inscriptions and skaldic poetry


Centre for the Study of the Viking Age

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: csva@nottingham.ac.uk