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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1142: Runes and Runic Inscriptions, II: Methodological Entanglements

Wednesday 5 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Jasmin Higgs, Department of English, University of Nottingham
Moderator/Chair:Marcus Smith, Enheten för digital förmedling, Riksantikvarieämbetet, Visby
Paper 1142-aThe Entanglement of Runes and Object: Showcasing Methodological Approaches to Fragmentary and Non-Lexical Runic Data Using the Brooches from the Pre-Old English Runic Corpus
(Language: English)
Jasmin Higgs, Department of English, University of Nottingham
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Epigraphy, Language and Literature - Old English, Social History
Paper 1142-bThe Power of a Name: Named Weapons and Their Entanglement with Humans through Runic Inscriptions
(Language: English)
Bianca Chiacchia, Independent Scholar, York
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Folk Studies, Language and Literature - Scandinavian, Pagan Religions

This session is concerned with runes and runic inscriptions, especially the methodology of the discipline and how they rely on interdisciplinary methods.