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Richard North (UCL), ‘ More Vikings in Spain: Jómsvíkinga sagaand a scene in For Whom the Bell Tolls’. Chaired by Sarah Baccianti. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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Heather O’Donoghue (University of Oxford), ‘“By jings, it’s a whopper!”: The One that Got Away in Old Norse Myth, the Work of Hugh MacDiarmid and Moby-Dick’. Chaired by Sarah Baccianti. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference…

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Natalie McCaul (Yorkshire Museum), ‘Touring the Vikings’. Chaired by John Sheehan. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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Eamonn McEneaney, (Waterford Treasures Museum), ‘Bringing the Vikings to Life in the Museum Environment’. Chaired by John Sheehan. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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Shirley McPhaul (University of Iceland), ‘Of Gods and Fictional Worlds: The Viking Age Proto-Fictional Universe in Narrative-Driven Videogames’. Chaired by Roderick Dale. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings',…

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Maja Bäckvall (Uppsala University/University of Copenhagen) ‘Pick Up Rune: Rune Usage in Video and Computer Games’ at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016. Chaired by Roderick Dale

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Leszek Gardela (University of Rzeszów)
‘(Re)Discovering the Vikings in Poland: From 19th Century Romantics to Contemporary Warriors’
Plenary Address at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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A photograph of the logo of motocross riding gear company 'Thor', seen in a shop in Dubin. For the company, see their website http://www.thormx.com

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Sprinkler system produced by The Viking Group, and branded with their Viking logo. Photographed in Dubai Airport. For more information about the company (which specialises in fire protection), see their website at http://www.vikingcorp.com

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A small boat named Oden, with a stylised Viking head with beard and horned helmet. Seen on the canal in central Amsterdam.

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A small boat named Viking, with a stylised Viking head with beard and horned helmet. Seen on the canal in central Amsterdam.

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Freya af Göteborg [Freya of Gothenburg]. Charter expedition ship with highest ice class for Arctic/Antarctic sea ice. Owner: Rederi AB Origo/Origo Shipping Company. Home port: Göteborg Hamn [Gothenburg Harbour], Sweden. Built 1981, named Fyrbjörn.…

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The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is now online with a series of pages on towns of Viking origin.

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Thor's Tipi Bar is a pop-up Christmas bar that can be found in Sheffield, York and Leeds. It advertises itself as a friendly Viking bar where little Vikings are welcome, and uses the tagline 'Drink Feast Conquer Repeat'.

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MEDICINE clothing collection entitled 'Viking Tales' with graphics referencing ideas about Viking Age art, mythology and runes.

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3 fridge magnets, 2 from Sweden and 1 from Norway. The two magnets to the left are probably from recent years, ( since 2010), while the one to far right is probably from 1980's. The magnets are classic examples of the stereotypical Viking with…

Rediscovering the Vikings Conference Programme BOOKLET.pdf
This is the final programme and conference booklet for 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Engagement' at University College Cork on 25 and 26 November.

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Bronze and silver jewellery based on Viking-Age designs are produced using traditional methods and sold at the Viking Market in the Ribe VikingCenter, Denmark. Silver (rather than gold) was the main precious metal traded throughout the Viking World.…

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A brand of sausage from Wikinger, which uses a Viking ship as its logo. This photo was submitted from Germany, but the brand also has a British market of hotdogs. The connection to the Vikings is not clear!

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The marble fountain in Oslo City Hall depicts Yggdrasill with the Norns at its base ready to water it, and the various animals that live in its branches. It was designed by Dagfin Werenskiold.
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