To the detailed program. Electronic version without session chairs and session titles
To the conference booklet. A pdf including the detailed program with session chairs and session titles.

Sunlight Hotel, Conference & Spa.

Sunlight Hotel, Conference & Spa. Read more about the conference venue.

Monday September 1 will be a day for arrival and registration. The program will formally begin with an opening ceremony at 10 AM on Tuesday September 2 and conclude with a banquet on Thursday evening September 4. Optional post-symposium excursions will be arranged on Friday September 5 to places of runic interest within the province of Södermanland. Departure for excursion participants will be on Saturday September 6.

This is a preliminary program as of August 2014 and could be subject to changes.

Monday, September 1

The Släbro runestone Sö 367

The Släbro runestone Sö 367

Tuesday, September 2

  • 08:00–09:45: Registration (cont.).
  • 10.00–10:25: Opening ceremony
  • 10:30–18:10: Parallel/Plenary sessions, lunch and coffee breaks
  • 19:00–20:00: Short lecture by Lars Norberg, head of Cultural Heritage and Archaeology unit, Sörmlands museum/County museum of Södermanland. Exhibition presentation.
  • 20:00–22:00: Reception with light meal (included in the registration fee). Cash bar (not included in the registration fee)

Wednesday, September 3

  • 09:00–14:55: Parallel/Plenary sessions, lunch and coffee break
  • 15:30 and 15:50: Bus to the archaeological site of Släbro/Nyköping (included in the registration fee.)
  • Patrik Gustafsson, Sörmlands museum/County museum of Södermanland, guides at the site of the unique Bronze Age carvings at Släbro and then proceeds to a nearby Iron Age burial ground with rune stones and road systems.
  • 18:30 and 18:50: Buses back to Sunlight (included in the registration fee.)
  • 18:30–20:30: Optional supper (no charge for Sunlight resort guests)

Nyköping Castle

Thursday, September 4

  • 09:00–16:55: Parallel/Plenary sessions, lunch and coffee break
  • 17:00–17:30: Conclusion – next symposium
  • 19:00–00:00: Conference dinner at Nyköping Castle, Gästabudssalen (not included in the registration fee)

Friday, September 5

Saturday, September 6

  • Departure