Upcoming events of interest to those working on stone sculpture, runology and memorial carvings
26 February: Luncheon seminar of the Research group in Reading and interpreting runic inscriptions: the theory and method of runology at CAS University of Oslo: Michael P. Barnes: (title TBA)
12 March: The first Rune Rede (Swed. runråd ) outside Scandinavia. The theme will be Status and Identity, and the colloquium is aimed at academic scholars and serious students of runology. Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Programme
3 April: Sjunde Heldagsrunrådet, c:a kl. 10.00–18.00, Seminarrrom 10, P. A. Munchs hus på Blindern, Universitetet i Oslo. Anmälan: firstname.lastname@example.org senast 15 mars. Hugade talare behöver anmäla föredragstitel senast 1 mars men gärna tidigare.
10-12 April: Association of Art Historians: 40th Anniversary Conference & Bookfair. Session on Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art. Royal College of Art, London
5-8 June: Across the North Sea: North Sea Connections from AD 400 into the Viking Age. Second Interdisciplinary Symposium on Runes and Related topics in Frisia. Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.
16-20 July: 7th International Insular Art Conference: Islands in a Global Context. Galway. Deadline CFP 13 December 2013.
1-6 September: Reading Runes: Discovery, Decipherment, Documentation. The 8th International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions. Nyköping, Sweden.