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Loraine Jensen to Speak at ASI Culture & Conversation Series

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,...

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AARS, Uppsala University Ink Agreement

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...

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Jensen Re-ignites Fulbright Specialist Activities

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...

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Tristan Mueller-Vollmer Defends Dissertation

Tristan Mueller-Vollmer Defends Dissertation

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...

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Why do Hate Groups Seize Runic Symbols?

Why do Hate Groups Seize Runic Symbols?

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    

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