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Viking Congress – Shetland 2013

3rd-10th August 2013,

followed by the Congress Tour  

For further information, please contact:

Shetland Amenity Trust

Garthspool

Lerwick

Shetland

United Kingdom

ZE1 ONY

Tel: 0044 1595 694688

Fax: 0044 1595 693956

E-mail: info@shetlandamenity.org

The Congress fee

The Congress fee has been set at £250 per person

(£300 if paid after 31st May, 2013)

The Themes of the Congress are:

  • Shetland in the Viking World
  • Mapping the Viking World
  • Viking Identities and Traditions
  • Viking Islands
  • Viking Homelands

Delegate Papers should be no longer than 20 minutes in length. These will be delivered in sessions of up to 5 papers at a time, followed by a short question and answers session. The use of PowerPoint is encouraged.

General information

The weather in Shetland can be very variable, even in summer time, and we would recommend that delegates bring waterproof clothing and strong walking shoes or boots.

Travel information

Post-Congress Tour

Accomodation

Programme (Updated 11th of July 2013)

What’s On!

Useful Website Addresses

Registration

If you wish to register to attend the 17th Viking Congress, please use the following link and return your form to:

Catrina Carter
Admin Manager & PA
Shetland Amenity Trust, Garthspool,
Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0NY
E-mail: catrina@shetlandamenity.org

Forms should be returned by Friday 8th March, 2013

Press here for… The Link to the Registration Form

Participants

Printable List – pdf

National Representatives

Denmark

England

Faroe

Greenland

Iceland

Ireland

Norway

Scotland

Sweden

Wales

Delegates

Denmark

England

Faroe  

Greenland 

Iceland 

Ireland 

Norway 

Scotland 

Schleswig-Holstein 

Sweden 

Wales 

Public Speakers

List

Students

 List

Shetland Delegates

List

Sponsors

Organising Committee 2012

Jimmy Moncrieff, Chairman

Shetland Amenity Trust

Olwyn Owen, Scotland Co-ordinator

Historic Scotland

Val Turner, Shetland Co-ordinator

Shetland Amenity Trust

Colleen Batey

University of Glasgow

Catrina Carter

Shetland Amenity Trust

Andrew Jennings

Centre for Nordic Studies, UHI

Brian Smith

Shetland Amenity Trust

Doreen Waugh

School of Scottish Studies

Earlier Organising Committees