ROM Speaks Vikings Lecture Series

Vikings boat
Location:Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park
Address:100 Queen's Park Toronto, ON Map
Start date:November 7, 2017
Time:07:00 PM – 08:00 PM

$20 per lecture
$18 per lecture for Teachers
$15 per lecture for Students

From fascinating to thought-provoking, ROMSpeaks presents compelling voices on hot topics. Explore engaging issues at the ROM and experience our world, discussed.

The Vikings are coming to the ROM! Go beyond the exhibition with this fascinating series of lectures that explores Viking culture and history.

November 7, 2017
Vikings: A New World Discovered

Long before the emergence of nation-states, Vikings found a niche to advance their culture and entrepreneurial spirit from the northern fringe of European civilization. Join Dr. William Fitzhugh as explores the story of the Vikings told in sagas, history, and archaeology.

February 6, 2018
In Conversation with Chef Magnus Nilsson

Join Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson for a delectable discussion on the rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia. As head chef of the world renowned restaurant Fäviken, Nilsson has made it a point to work within the confines of the seasons of Northern Sweden; whether it be fishing and hunting nearby or harvesting and preserving produce. Find out his fascinating approach to the ever-changing menu unique to the Scandinavian terroir.

March 6, 2018
The World of Vikings: History on Film

Examine the challenges and successes involved in retelling stories from the ancient world for television audiences with the cast and crew of Vikings. Renowned researcher and television contributor Neil Price will lead a conversation on historical entertainment with those who are tasked with portraying real and fictional characters on a daily basis.

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