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Professor Henrik Williams

“In science proper referencing is everything! We need to be sure that every brick on the scholarly road is proven and sure before we take the next step.”
Professor Henrik Williams
Professor Henrik Williams is primarily a philologist, teaching and doing research in runology, Old Swedish, and Old Icelandic. He is co-editor of a new professional scholarly journal, Futhark: International Journal of Runic Studies.

Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is Sweden’s oldest University with an enrollment of 40,000 students and houses the Uppsala University Runic Forum and Database located at: where more than 7000 runic inscription translations are catalogued and coordinated by Williams.   View Henrik’s home page here.

The Minnesota Historical Society podcast about the Kensington Runestone includes an interview with Professor Williams.  view

The following papers of Henrik Williams are available for viewing/downloading: