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  • Invasion, immigration, integration - or diaspora? Fully Booked Loading...
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    Invasion, immigration, integration - or diaspora? Fully Booked

    Friday 05 January

    Lecturer: Professor Judith Jesch

  • Vikings in your Vocabulary - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Vikings in your Vocabulary - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 10 January

    Dr Richard Dance of the University of Cambridge will explore and explain how Midlands dialects were influenced by the arrival of the Vikings.

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    From Roman bribes to Pictish treasures

    Wednesday 17 January

    The talk will present some of the results of the Glenmorangie Research Project into Scotland’s early silver. It is a tale of the unexpected, starting with Roman bribery, running through local adaptation of silver, including some remarkable Pictish treasures, and finishing with a brief look&

  • Pagans and Christians - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Pagans and Christians - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 24 January

    Professor Lesley Abrams of the University of Oxford will discuss the religious identity of Viking armies and Scandinavian settlers after their defeat by Alfred the Great.

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    Still Life Film Screening

    Thursday 25 January

    Set against the spectacular landscape of the Three Gorges region, Jia Zhangke's humane and moving Golden-Lion winner tells two contemplative and compassionate stories of a man and a woman searching for absent spouses in Fengjie.

  • Panel Discussion: Documentary Filmmaking in China Loading...
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    Panel Discussion: Documentary Filmmaking in China

    Thursday 25 January

    The panel will consider the current state of documentary in China as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the country's young filmmakers today.

  • Touring the Vikings - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Touring the Vikings - Fully Booked

    Wednesday 31 January

    Join York Museums Trust Curator of Archaeology, Natalie Buy, to hear about national touring exhibition ‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend’

  • Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Fully Booked Loading...
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    Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 07 February

    In this talk, Paul Everson of the University of Keele will explore Viking Age stone sculpture in the East Midlands showing its characteristic elements and how hybrid forms emerged.

  • The Gleam of Silver: Fully Booked Loading...
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    The Gleam of Silver: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 14 February

    This talk will interpret the silver and coinage from the hoards displayed in the exhibition, using them to argue that the Vikings transformed Britain.

  • Nottingham Chinese New Year Gala 2018 Loading...
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    Nottingham Chinese New Year Gala 2018

    Saturday 17 February

  • From Poetry to Reality: Fully Booked Loading...
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    From Poetry to Reality: Fully Booked

    Wednesday 21 February

    Dr Sue Brunning of the British Museum will discuss the gold-trimmed sword hilt found in 2012, and explain what ownership of such an item might have meant in Viking Age England.

  • Repton and the legacy of the Viking Great Army Loading...
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    Repton and the legacy of the Viking Great Army

    Wednesday 28 February

    Lecturer: Mrs. Cat Jarman