Diasporas involvement in the British Museum exhibition 'The Vikings: Life and Legend'

Posted by mf181 at Jun 25, 2014 12:41 PM |

The Vikings: Life and Legend (6 March - 22 June 2014).

Members of the team participated in the Vikings Live broadcast in cinemas across the UK and worldwide.

Talks and events at the British Museum featuring Diasporas team members:

The Vikings in Britain and Ireland: between culture and memory.  Panel discussion with experts including Marc Scully, 25 April 2014.

The Vikings revealed by science.  Study day including a session on genetic data with Turi King, 17 May 2014.

Fishing in the gene pool for Vikings.  Lecture by Mark Jobling, 23 May 2014.

Viking voices: the Scandinavian impact on the languages and names of Britain.  Members' lecture by Jayne Carroll, 2 June 2014.

Books:

The Vikings in Britain and Ireland.  Jayne Carroll, Stephen Harrison and Gareth Williams.  London: British Museum Press. 2014.  ISBN 9780714128313.

Runes.  Martin Findell.  London: British Museum Press.  2014.  ISBN 9780714180298.

Video:

'Viking researchers help the British Museum translate Norse culture', featuring Eleanor Rye (video uploaded to Youtube by the University of Nottingham).

Blogs:

'The lives of others in runic inscriptions'.  Guest post by Martin Findell on the British Museum blog, 4 April 2014.

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