Viking Society Student Conference:
Place, Space, and Environment

    Saturday, February 9, 2013

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

This year’s theme is ‘place, space and environment’. The programme is:

10.00 Tea and biscuits

11.00 Matthew Townend (York)
‘Medievalism and the Sense of Place: Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, 1850-1920’

11.40 Sheryl McDonald (Leeds)
‘Geography in Icelandic Romance’

12.20 Smörgåsbord of groovy research

1.00 An actual smörgåsbord

2.00 Chris Callow (Birmingham)
‘Land and memory in the Sagas of Icelanders’

2.40 Haki Antonsson (UCL)
‘Salvation and Place in the Early Icelandic Sagas’

3.20 Carl Phelpstead (Cardiff)
‘Living (and Dying) with Animals in the Sagas of Icelanders’

4.00 pub! (The Old Bar, Leeds University Students’ Union)

Further information:

We’ll have a bring-and-buy bookstall too!

School of English, University of Leeds