logotypWe are happy to announce that we have accepted a total of 63 abstracts for the 8th International Symposium on Runes and Runic Inscriptions in Nyköping. Of these, 3 are keynote lectures, 54 session lectures and 6 poster presentations. Almost all abstracts are now published on our website.

Our three keynote lecturers will be Helmer Gustavson, James E. Knirk and Michael Lerche Nielsen, who are going to talk about discovery, documentation and decipherment respectively. More detailed titles of their lectures along with abstracts will be published later this spring.

Registration for the conference will open shortly. The conference fee will be SEK 1 250:- (SEK 625:- for students) plus SEK 400:- for the conference dinner and SEK 375:- for the excursion to places of runological interest in Södermanland.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Nyköping in September!