Royal Irish Academy Library Lunch Time Lecture Series

13 Apr 2014

On Thursday, 22 May The Royal Irish Academy shall present an especial programme, consisting of two lectures hosted respectively by the Embassies of Denmark and Norway in Ireland.

The current Library exhibition focuses on the Battle of Clontarf, the thousandth anniversary of which occurs in April 2014. Based on our manuscript sources, the exhibition is accompanied by a free lunchtime lecture series.

12:00-12.45  Dr Anne Pedersen, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, ‘ Power and Politics in late Viking-Age Denmark’.

12.45–13.30 Jon Vidar Sigurdsson, NUI Maynooth Ireland, Norway and Iceland in the second half of the 13th century 

13.30–14.00 Questions and Answers

These lectures are free of charge but must be booked in advance using our online bookng facility.

Contact: or 01-6090620.