Workshop by Vejle Museums and the National Museum at Kongernes Jelling
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October 21- Day 1:
9:45 Shuttle bus transport from Best Western Hotel, Fiskerigade 2 to Kongernes Jelling
9:45-10:20 Registration and coffee at Kongernes Jelling
Welcome and Practical guidelines by Morten Teilmann-Jørgensen (approx. 10 minutes).
The nature of power as a concept in the late Iron Age and Viking Age
10:20-10:40 Mads Ravn: Royal Power and Landscape in the early Viking Age. (The Erritsø project). New halls in a logical setting – same same, but different.
10:40-11:00 Mads Runge: From Central Space to Urban Place. Growth and centrality in the fjord landscapes of Aalborg and Odense from the 5th to 12th century.
11:00-11:20 Kasper H Andersen. The power of the Danes in 9th century, Carolingian textual sources.
11:20-11:35 Coffee break
11:35-11:55 Morten Søvsø: Aristocratic sites, emporia and royal power in Viking Age Denmark
11:55-12:15 Thorsten Lemm. From Esesfelth to Echeho – Continuity and change in a Nordalbingian landscape of power
12:15-12:35 Anne Pedersen: Jelling: a central place or a royal place, and what is the difference in the 10th century?
12:35-12:55 Questions, comments
The site, place and landscape of power
13:55-14:15 Frode Iversen: title to follow
14:15-14:35 John Ljungqvist: Power, centers and organized landscapes in central Sweden
14:35-14:55 Andrew Reynolds: Spatial configurations of power in Anglo-Saxon England
14:55-15:15 Chris Scull: “Great Hall” and “Central Place”: characterizing power in the settlement geography of England in the fifth to eighth centuries
15:15-15:30 Questions, comments
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-16:10 Siv Kristoffersen: Craft, Craftmanship and Social Spaces
16:10-16:30 Torun Zachrisson: Maritime network realms, royal seats, emporia and central places in Vendel and Viking Scandinavia, some thoughts.
16:50- 17:00 Transport back to hotel
17:30-19:00 Drinks at Vejle Museums ‘Kulturmuseet’, Spinderigade 11E, 7100 Vejle, and guided tour in the new exhibitions (walk from hotel to Spinderihallerne Spinderigade 11E is ca. 15 minutes)
19:00-22:00 Dinner banquet in town: details to follow (ca. 15 minutes walk).
October 22 – Day 2
8:10 Shuttle bus transport from Best Western Hotel, Fiskerigade 2 to Kongernes Jelling
Continuation of the session: The site, place and landscape of power
9:00-9:20 Christian Juel: the Erritsø hall, new details and their potential
9:20-9:40 Morten Lyngkjær: The ‘grubenhäuser’ near the hall in Erritsø, and their interpretation.
9:40-10:00 Peter Steen Henriksen: The environmental evidence from the Erritsø site.
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-10:50 Charlotta Lindblom and Katrine Balsgaard Juel: Jelling and its empty spaces- what does it mean?
10:50-11:10 Trine Borake: Central places in Zealand and their finds.
11:10-11:30 Tom Christensen: “Lejre, a portrait of a royal estate from the second half of the 1st millennium.
11:30-11:50 Mads Dengsø Jessen: Gudme, Tissø and other central places. Some similarities and differences.
11:50-12:00 Questions, comments
13:00-13:20 Morten Ravn: Ships, boats and seafaring in the early Viking Age
13:20-13:40 Jens Ulriksen: Seafaring in the Erritsø area
14:00- 14:20 Sven Kalmring: Birka-Korshamn – A “Tissø Complex” in East Middle Sweden and the Viking Town
14:20-14:40 Claus Feveile. Title to follow
14:40-15:00 Malene Refshauge Beck: On top of the world – hall and central place at Munkebo Bakke, Funen. A preliminary presentation.
afterwards a guided tour of Kongernes Jelling by Morten Teilmann, Adam Bak & Charlotta Lindblom.
End of workshop
Registration for persons giving presentations
All persons giving presentations will have their hotel, lunch and dinner covered in advance. Please indicate if you wish a single or double room before October 1. If you bring a spouse, we cannot cover his/her expenses. Travel costs will be reimbursed after the conference for those giving presentations. Please save tickets, as we will need documentation for travel expenses. Please also investigate cancellation terms with your travel agent in case of corona or other events.
Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or special considerations at least a week before arrival.
For those not giving presentations:
Price for the conference: 500 DKK and 250 DKK for students. (spaces are limited)
This includes breakfast, lunch, coffee and cake for both days.
Price for the banquet (optional) on 21 October:
525 DKK. Includes 3 courses, 2 glasses of wine, beer or non-alcoholic drinks. Other drinks will be at your own discretion and cost.
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
Register for the conference and the banquet via the link below:
We have booked rooms at Best Western Hotel Torvehallerne, Fiskergade 2-8, 7100 Vejle, Tel. +45 79 42 79 00, Email: info@torvehallerne. The hotel is conveniently located close to Vejle Train Station (4 minutes’ walk up Kirkegade towards the centre, left along Dæmningen and up Fiskergade to the right). Participants travelling from abroad may prefer to fly to Billund airport, which is nearest. There are regular buses to the central bus station at the train station in Vejle. If you fly to Copenhagen, you should catch the intercity or ‘lyn’(= quick) train which departs from the airport regularly. Train ride is about 2 hours and 20 minutes. Trains for destinations such as Frederikshavn, Aalborg and Aarhus will call at Vejle. NB: Trains to Fredericia or Padborg will not. You will need to change trains in Frederica and continue one stop. From Vejle Station you can walk to the hotel in 4 minutes. If you have any queries my phone number is +45 40249550.
The venue for the conference is Kongernes Jelling, Gormsgade, 2300 Jelling. A bus will leave in the morning and evening at a set time. Public transport from Jelling by local train is also possible outside these times, at your own discretion and cost.