World-Tree Project

Followers of the Languages, Myths and Finds project will be interested in The World-Tree Project, a new initiative based in the School of English at University College Cork. The project is run by Dr Tom Birkett, former member of the Munster team on Languages, Myths and Finds.

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Anne-Kathrin Schoerner, “World-Tree Project Logo,” World-Tree Project, accessed February 12, 2016, http://www.worldtreeproject.org/items/show/34

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people.

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Languages, Myths and Finds Booklets Now Available for Purchase

While you can download PDF versions of our booklets for free from this website, you may wish to own your own hard copies of these beautifully-produced publications. They are available at £4 each or £15 for the set of 5 from the University of Nottingham’s online shop.

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Ocean’s Project and Unlocking the Vikings

Sarah Weldon is going to row single-handedly around Britain in 2015, ‘retracing the oar strokes of Viking seafarers, warriors, and conquerors, to bring ocean literacy, environmental, and STEM education to life for students worldwide in the 21st century’. For more information on this wonderful project, see The Great British Viking Quest. Sarah came to the Languages, Myths and Finds closing conference ‘Unlocking the Vikings’ back in June. To hear a half-hour interview with Sarah on what she learned at the conference, listen to ‘The Vikings Got a Bad Rap’, or read her blog about it.

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New Runic Find from Cleveland

An important outcome of the Languages, Myths and Finds project was the recognition of a previously unknown Scandinavian runic inscription by the Cleveland team. Please visit the Cleveland page to find out more.

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Relive Unlocking the Vikings

Check out this storify about the final conference of the Languages, Myths and Finds project.

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Languages, Myths and Finds Booklets now Online

As the Languages, Myths and Finds project draws to a close, we gather in Nottingham for the final conference. The booklets produced by the five teams will be launched at this conference, but you can also download them here:

Viking Myths and Rituals on the Isle of Man, ed. Leszek Gardeła and Carolyne Larrington

The Vikings in Lewis, ed. Brittany Schorn and Judy Quinn

The Vikings in Munster,ed. Tom Birkett and Christina Lee

The Vikings in Cleveland, ed. Heather O’Donoghue and Pragya Vohra

Viking Age Dublin: Walking Tour and Activity Book, by Rosalind Bonté, Eleanor Jackson, Maria Teresa Ramandi, Elizabeth Ashman Rowe, Rebecca Boyd and Erin Goeres.

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