Past events

Fornaldarsögur, Prosimetrum, and History-Writing in Medieval Iceland.

Friday 14 June 2019

Our fourth meeting of the Viking Studies Research Group this summer.

Vikings: An artefact's view

Thursday 13 June 2019

The popular image of the Vikings is one of wild, violent raiders. However, an exploration of some of the most remarkable artefacts held in museum collections around the world reveals a more complex society – one comprising of pioneering explorers and master metalworkers who established a far-reaching trade network.

Beer and Beowulf

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Beer and poetry often went together in Anglo-Saxon England and the hall was celebrated as the place of community and creativity. Come and join us in the beorsele or beer-hall of the Duke of York pub for our annual evening of Anglo-Saxon beer and poetry.

Afterlives of the Roman de la rose, between England and France

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Phil Knox delivers our Summer Medieval Literatures Seminar.

Medieval Magic: Transformations and transmutations

Sunday 9 June 2019

From alchemy to the healing properties of plants, protective charms to stories about shapeshifters, explore different ideas about magic and the supernatural in the medieval period.

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