Loraine Jensen to Present at Bemidji Sons of Norway
Loraine Jensen will present at the April 30 Bemidgi Sons of Norway meeting, co-hosted with the Bemidji Affiliate of the American Swedish Institute. This presentation will provide an overview of the thousands of runestones found in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, as well...
Viking Herald Features Articles about Runes and Viking Attractions in Sweden
In two articles, The Viking Herald has picked out some of the best Viking attractions that any visitor to Sweden should see. Runeriket, "The Rune Kingdom" is a special attraction for persons interested in runes.Here are the links to the articles: The Rune Kingdom...
Loraine Jensen featured on American Swedish Institute Blog Post
The American Swedish Institute has posted a story to its blog about Loraine Jensen's Pedagogical Prize from the Royal Gustav Adolfs Academy for Swedish Folk Culture. Read the story here.
Found the world’s oldest rune stone
An ancient Norwegian rune stone is attracting international attention among runic scholars and archaeologists.
Archaeologists Discover—and Start to Decode—Rare Medieval Runes
Read this article from the Smitshonian Magazine describing how one of recently unearthed objects is the first of its kind found in Oslo in decades.
Loraine Jensen to Speak at ASI Culture & Conversation Series
Loraine Jensen, founder and president of the American Association for Runic Studies (AARS) will be presenting "Shining A Light Into The Past Through Runic Studies" as part of the Culture & Conversation Series at the American Swedish Institute on February 2, 2023,...
AARS, Uppsala University Ink Agreement
AARS President Loraine Jensen signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Uppsala University faculty leaders to support collaborative research. The American Association of Runic Studies and Uppsala University in Sweden have extended an agreement to collaborate on field...
Jensen Re-ignites Fulbright Specialist Activities
AARS President Loraine Jensen began a six week Fulbright Specialist Program appointment on Oct. 3 at Uppsala University in Sweden. It is a continuation of a previous appointment in 2020 that was cut short due to the unprecedented Covid outbreak. Her project is...
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
Unique rune finds in the Medieval Park
In one week, archaeologists found two objects with runes in the Medieval Park in Oslo.