Free Academy. Understanding the Vikings through their Sources L2

Free Academy. Understanding the Vikings through their Sources
Free Academy. Understanding the Vikings through their Sources
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Lesson 2: The Saga of the Volsungs

The class will be provided in advance a free online copy of the Saga of the Volsungs with specific focus on a passage. We will explore the mythical heroes of the Vikings, and what these stories tell us about Viking society and politics

Course Description

Through this course we will get inside the Norse mentality of the Viking Age by exploring 3 of their most famous written sources. By learning about these documents we will investigate social and spiritual issues, politics and gender studies.

Tutor: Dr. Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez

PhD in history from the University of Winchester, UK
Dr. Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez is a historian with a PhD in history from the University of Winchester (UK). She specialises in medievalism, the Vikings, gender studies, popular culture, and cultural identity. She is an educator and has worked at the University of Winchester, teaching the Golden Age of Spain as well as working on different research projects. Her academic work has also taken her to the world of publishing and editorial work. She used to be the director for Revista Medieval and the image editor at the Royal Studies Journal and has contributed to other publications as an ad hoc copyeditor.

Key Points

  • Language: English
  • 4 Lesson of 45 mins duration + final questions/talking Live streamed
  • Final survey for check your training level
  • Participants that will attend all the lessons will receive a final certificate of participation
  • Closed Captioning Available
  • Contents suitable for children

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Lillian C.

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Lillian C.

I'm Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez, I've got a PhD in history from the University of Winchester (UK) and have been tour guiding since 2010. I decided to combine my 2 passions and make a change for the history and heritage industry by providing accessible, affordable tours while also helping the industry be a more sustainable sphere. Due to my PhD and my love for the subject, the middle ages are my top expertise subject, particularly the Early Middle Ages. But I am also passionate and well versed in art history, culture, identity and gender studies. I love telling stories and bringing things and people often forgotten to the forefront so I invite you in this journey of historical marvel!

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