Viking Society Student Conference 2017

The annual Viking Society for Northern Research student conference: an academic conference intended to be accessible to a student (and general public) audience.

Date: 18-02-2017
Time: 10:00 - 17:00

The Viking Society Student Conference is an academic conference intended to be accessible to a student (and general public) audience.

This year we're presenting a spacy smörgåsbord of topics from across the medieval Scandinavian world.

If you want to comment on this event on Facebook, it's at https://www.facebook.com/events/259032554502082/. You can also contact the organiser, Alaric Hall, at a.t.p.hall@leeds.ac.uk.


~~PROGRAMME~~

1000 tea (School of English)

1100 Clare Downham (Liverpool): 'The earliest viking raids in England?'

1140 Pragya Vohra (Leicester): 'Knut: migration and memorialisation'

1220 Phil Cardew (Leeds Beckett): 'Living on the edge: sociopathy and monstrosity in the sagas'

1300 lunch

1420 Helen Price (Leeds): 'Modern Icelandic in the Brotherton Library Special Collections'

1500 David Ashurst (Durham): '"His Wife Comes for Vengeance": Wagner, Redemption and the Essence of Old Norse'

1540 Martin Arnold (Hull): 'Goths, Celts and the Old North: 1763 and all that'

1620 PUB!


~~VENUES~~

Registration, tea and lunch will be in the School of English; lectures will be in Chemistry, lecture theatre D.

Directions: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/20040/school_of_english/2393/how_to_find_us. If you arrive after lectures begin, go to the Parkinson Building (the big white art deco one with the tower) and follow directions at http://students.leeds.ac.uk/site/custom_scripts/ajax_loader.php?type=room&id=99877.

Car parking: http://carparking.leeds.ac.uk/visitors/.


~~REGISTRATION~~

Registration is £10, at http://store.leeds.ac.uk/product-catalogue/faculty-of-arts/viking-society-student-conference-2017/conference-registration-fee-10.

Location: School of English, University of Leeds
Cost: £10