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.


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.


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


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

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