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Imagining Vikings Revisited


Vikings! The word possibly conjures up images of fur-clad warriors, swords drawn, charging from a longship to raid a village. During his week curating a twitter series on #imaginingvikings, Thomas […]

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Victorian Vikings and the Alluring World of Saga Tourism (Public lecture, 2nd September)


The third lecture in our Late Summer Lectures series will examine how writers from Walter Scott to George R.R. Martin have been inspired by the history and literature of Iceland. Join Thomas […]

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. proves spy spoofs are back in business


In an article published on The Conversation, James Smith explores how the remake of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is the latest in a long line of spy spoofs, going back to Joseph Conrad’s novel, The […]

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