Centre for the Study of the Viking Age
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Members of the Centre are currently engaged in a number of research projects.

For more information on the  individual research of CSVA members, please see their staff profiles.


12th century font with runic inscription, St Bridget's Church, Bridekirk, Cumbria  © C. Warburton

Current CSVA Projects

Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands - Roderick Dale and Judith Jesch; funded by the AHRC's Follow-On Funding for Impact and Engagement

Rediscovering the Vikings - Roderick Dale is editing the proceedings of this conference with Tom Birkett, University College Cork

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Viking Age – edited by Judith Jesch and Christina Lee.

Current Collaborations

Skaldic Poetry in the Scandinavian Middle Ages - Jayne Carroll and Judith Jesch are both contributing editors to this ongoing editing project: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/skaldic/db.php

Evighetsrunor - A project to create a digital research platform for Sweden's runic inscriptions, funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

Bokstavar mellom runer og manuskript - University of Oslo, funded by the Norwegian Research Council

Research Network of Urban Literacy - Judith Jesch and Elisabeth Magin are members of this network led by the University of Aarhus.

Past Projects and Collaborations

Past projects can be viewed on our Funded Research Archive page and have included: 

Doctoral Projects

See our Doctoral Research page for a full list of current and completed projects by our doctoral students.



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