The Richard Hall Symposium 2017

The 2017 Richard Hall Symposium welcomes speakers from across the Viking world to discuss this year’s theme of ‘Vikings on Display’

Sunday 26th February 2017 | 9am to 5pm | De Grey Court Lecture Theatre, York St John University, YO31 7EX | Tickets £30, £25 Concessions/Friends of YAT

Looking at the research and history of England  from academics and experts

This one-day event brings together those working in a range of disciplines on the reconstruction, display and interpretation of Viking-era material culture.

It will explore:

Narrative and authority in exhibitions on a Viking or early medieval theme
Innovation and interactivity
Gendered approaches to the Viking period in museum and heritage site settings
Access for all to Viking-era materials in museum collections
Vikings in the digital realm

This year’s speakers include:

Gareth Williams, British Museum
Håkon Glørstad, Museum of Cultural History and the Viking Ship Museum, Oslo
Gunnar Andersson and Lena Hejll, Swedish History Museum
Joanne Howdle and Andrew Jennings, Caithness Horizons Museum and the University of the Highlands and Islands
Natalie McCaul, York Museums Trust
Gareth Beale and Paul Edward Montgomery, University of York

Lunch and refreshments included.

Pre-booking essential.

Download a PDF of the programme for the Richard Hall Symposium 2017 here.

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