On Friday , 28th June, Orkney College UHI welcomed the NYE Children (and other) Literature group who were on a tour of the Islands of Scotland.
” I am eager to meet students at all levels and am looking forward to supervising new work on the Viking Age.”
“ This is tremendous recognition for the work of the Destination Viking Association, of which INS in both Orkney and Shetland is a longstanding member.”
If you think Runes are a long dead language with nothing to tell us today then think again.
An exhibition of new research on Runes by UHI PhD Student Andrea Freund opens on Saturday 9th of March at Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
The runic inscriptions are the only contemporary written evidence of Norse women in Scotland.