AARS President, Loraine Jensen to attend and present at International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions
AARS President, Loraine Jensen will attend and present at the Ninth International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions. View the symposium website here
At the January 2020 Rune Rede 110, Professor Henrik Williams presented “Rökstenen och Världens Undergång”, his new book interpreting the Rök runestone.
In one week, archaeologists found two objects with runes in the Medieval Park in Oslo.
Runor is the fantastic new online runic research tool published by the Swedish National Heritage Board and deserves a little walkthrough. Visit here: https://app.raa.se/open/runor/ One of the biggest advantages of this website is that the main feature is a map where...
Congratulations to AARS Blog author, Tristan Mueller-Vollmer http://runicstudies.org/tristan-mueller-vollmer/ Tristan successfully defended his important and interesting dissertation, Personal Names on Swedish Viking Age Runestones.The dissertation is now available...
This story is from StarTribune.com.The full story, with any associated images and links can be viewed here. By Alan Yuhas New York Times September 30, 2021 — 6:38pm Doubts crept in around Greenland, which looked so good it was frankly suspicious, and questions soon...
The National History Museum of Stockholm reopens its Vikings exhibit and Nature publishes an article about Viking heredity
About 260 Danish runestones from the Viking Age are known, which were raised from about 800–900, until around 1025. It is thought that the tradition of raising runestones for deceased relatives possibly originated in Blekinge (which was a Danish territory at the time), where at least 4 runestones were raised by a local warrior clan during the 6th and 7th centuries.
Watch the celebration of the event here:
In a free webinar on March 21, a panel of academics will discuss why hate groups co-opt ancient runic symbols. You can register here: https://www.nordicmuseum.org/product/5694