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Welcome to the Viking Society’s website. Founded in 1892, the Viking Society for Northern Research is the world’s leading scholarly organization dedicated to the study of medieval Scandinavia and the wider Viking world.

The Society seeks to promote diversity within the scholarly community and society at large, ensuring that the study of the medieval languages, literatures, histories and cultures of the Nordic region is carried out in a welcoming environment for persons of any ethnic, racial or religious background, gender and sexual orientation. (Law-Book, 3(h))