Posted in Medievalists.net
March 30, 2022

V for Viking


V for Viking

Lecture by Howard Williams

Given at the University of Chester on March 9, 2022

Excerpt: I want to talk a little bit about aspects of my more public-facing academic research and public engagement and some of the debates that I’ve been involving myself in in the last few years and I want to encapsulate that by simply reading one of my blog posts after a little bit of an introduction. So I’ve called this V for Viking which is the part of my 2019 blog post title and it relates to a certain popular well-known comic book, a graphic novel series from the 1980s, and then also a 2005 film. Then I will reflect on why I’m doing that and what its significance is.

Howard Williams is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Chester and is a leading expert on the British Isles and Scandinavia in the Early Middle Ages. Click here to view his university webpage.

Click here to view his blog ARCHAEO𝔡𝔢𝔞𝔱𝔥

Click here to view the ARCHAEO𝔡𝔢𝔞𝔱𝔥 Youtube page

Click here to view the Archaeodeath TikTok page

You can also follow Howard Williams on Twitter @howardmrw

Top Image: Photo by Helgi Halldórsson / Wikimedia Commons

Medievalists.net March 29, 2022 at 11:40PM

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