March 08, 2017

The Viking Phenomenon project, in association with the SFU Human Evolutionary Studies Program, is proud to hold a free public symposium:

Vikings! Current research on the early medieval North

Monday 27th March, 12-4pm | The IRMACS Centre | Rm ASB 10900
Big Data Hub’s Presentation Centre, SFU Burnaby Campus

Places are limited! Please register by 23rd March at

12.00-­‐12.30 Neil Price (Uppsala University and SFU)
The Viking phenomenon: Sweden's largest archaeological research project

12.30-13.00 John Ljungkvist (Uppsala University)
The eighth century: a problematic prelude to the Viking Age

13.00-13.30 Gareth Williams (British Museum and Uppsala University)
Phenomenon or phenomena? Periodisation within the Viking Age

13.30-14.00 Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson (Swedish History Museum)
Warrior identities: the implications of Birka's garrison

14.00-14.30 Coffee break

14.30-15.00 Ben Raffield (Uppsala University)
War games: hegemonic masculinities and childhood development in the Viking Age

15.00-15.30 Andreas Hennius (Uppsala University)
Whaling and the use of whalebone in Vendel and Viking-Age Scandinavia

15.30-16.00 Mark Collard (SFU, Aberdeen and Uppsala University)
Evolutionary analyses of Viking behaviour

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Places are limited! Please register by 23rd March at

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