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Woodstown And Waterford And Their Place In The Viking World.

Postby tri on Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:36 am

Excellent conference coming up on Woodstown and Waterford in general and their place in the Viking World:

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Woodstown And Waterford And Their Place In The Viking World. 26, 27 And 28 March 2010 - Waterford City

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Conference Title: Woodstown and Waterford and their place in the Viking World

Dates: 26, 27 and 28 March 2010 - Waterford City

Friday Waterford Museum of Treasures

Registration - Waterford Museum of Treasures, 6.00 – 6.30 p.m.

7.00 p.m. Conference to be opened by Minister Martin Cullen and the Norwegian Ambassador to Ireland Mr. Øyvind Nordsletten

with remarks by Dr. Patrick F Wallace, Director, National Museum of Ireland

7.30 p.m.

1. Guided tour of Viking Woodstown exhibition by Ian Russell

2. Viking Waterford Gallery by Orla Scully and Ben Murtagh

8.30p.m. Keynote Address – Prof Dagfinn Skre – From Kaupang in Norway to the Irish Sea coasts in the Early Viking Age.

Chaired by Dr. Patrick F Wallace

Saturday The Viking World: Ireland, Scandinavia, and Beyond chaired by Raghnall O Floinn

9.30 a.m. Dr Richard Hall – The Nature of Scandinavian Settlement in Britain

10.15 a.m. John Maas – Movement of Viking Warriors in Western Europe 800-1000

11.00 a.m. Coffee

11.30 a.m. Dr David Griffiths – The Archaeology of the Irish Sea, 820-1050

12.15 p.m. Dr Stephen Harrison – The Woodstown Grave in its Insular Context

1.00 p.m. Lunch

Afternoon session chaired by Dr Catherine Swift

2.00 p.m. Dr Pat Wallace – The Nature of Viking Age Urban Settlement in Ireland

2.45 p.m. Dr Linzi Simpson – Longphorts and Early Viking Sites in Ireland

3.30 p.m. Coffee

3.45 p.m. Dr Maurice Hurley – The Origins and Character of Hiberno-Norse Waterford

4.30 p.m. Dr John Bradley – The Hinterlands of Viking Towns

7.00 p.m. Pre dinner reception, Reginald’s Tower

8.00 p.m. Conference dinner

Sunday Woodstown and Hiberno-Norse Waterford chaired by Conleth Manning

10.00 a.m. Prof James Graham-Campbell - Silver in Viking Age Ireland

10.45 a.m. .Coffee

11.00 a.m. Dr Patrick F Wallace – The Woodstown Weights and their Meaning

11.45 a.m. John Sheehan – The Silver Finds of Woodstown and their Implications

12.30 p.m. Prof Donncha O Corrain – Historical evidence for the Vikings in the 3 Sisters river basin and Waterford harbour

1.15 p.m. Light lunch

2.30 p.m. Ian Russell / James Eogan - Visit to Woodstown Site.





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Re: Woodstown And Waterford And Their Place In The Viking World.

Postby the_power on Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:48 am

Any idea on a cost to attend ?
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Re: Woodstown And Waterford And Their Place In The Viking World.

Postby tri on Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:51 am

Nope sorry John!

That's all there was on the the post on Eachtra's newsletter. Keep an eye on the Waterford Museum website, I assume there'll be news going up there soon enough.
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