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Julie Mell and Shaun Bennett (North Carolina State University), ‘ Immersive Visualisations and 3D-Printed Objects in the Teaching and Curating of Viking Sites and Artefacts’. Chaired by Orla Murphy. Remote presentation at the IRC-Funded…

Jacqui Mulville and Ian Dennis (Guerilla Archaeology), ‘ Antler, Agency and Archaeology’. Chaired by Christina Lee. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Neil Price (Uppsala University), ‘ My Vikings’. Chaired by Roderick Dale. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Judith Jesch (University of Nottingham), ‘ Rediscovering Viking Women – 25 Years On’. Chaired by Roderick Dale. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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Excavation records in storage at Waterford City Archives. Excavations of Viking and medieval Waterford carried out between 1986-1992. Visits to the archives can be arranged at…

Clip of a documenrary broadcast on RTÉ 1 in 1989 about the Wood Quay excavations, and made available in theRTÉ Archives.See for a…

Podcast from Le Salon noir, France Culture, broadcast Saturday 9 January at 19:30.
'Dans les pas des invasions vikings' (In the Footsteps of the Viking Invasions') with Vincent Carpentier, medieval archaeologist at Inrap

Eiker was a centre of power in the Drammen region during the Late Iron Age, as is shown by these new finds. Surveys using georadar show that there are the remains of several structures in the area, including a 30m long longhouse.

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A map that has been tagged with historical events and mentions, including events from the sagas

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The Hjaltland Research Network ran a project to map Viking Age Shetland by digitising and mapping the datasets from different disciplines. It sought to answer the following questions:
– what happened to the pre-Viking population,
– …
10 things you did not know about Vikings. A comprehensive video about these mythical warrior people who are more popular than ever. Do you think they were bloodthirsty, hairy murderers who just could rob, rape and set fire to the towns they came to?…

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The RMMC Network brings together researchers, including postgraduate students, in the fields of, for instance, History, Viking Studies, Medieval Studies, Runology, Art History, History of Religion, Archaeology, and Historical Linguistics with the…

A photoblog describing the walk to and around the Norse settlement at the Brough of Birsay.

This paper explores the logistical consequences of the introduction of sails to Scandinavia on the threshold of the Viking Age.

A follow-up post about the practicalities of making sails for Viking ships. See the related items for earlier discussion on how Vikings made sails.

A blog post discussing the practicalities of making sails for Viking ships.

Larsen's blog discusses movies from the perspective of an historian. History Channel's 'Vikings' has come under his scrutiny, and this item links to the discussions on that programme.

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Milek's thesis on using archaeological data as supporting evidence in the debate on how early Icelandic society was constituted and organised, and how it developed over its first 200 years. The thesis is available to download at the item's…

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Breen's PhD thesis on the Old Norse berserkr. The thesis itself is not available to view online but the link provides details of how to view it.

Breen, G. J. (1999). Berserkr in Old Norse and Icelandic literature. (doctoral thesis).
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