The association is named Fenrir, and it will arrange talks and lectures on the Old Norse language, the Icelandic sagas, and Old Icelandic culture.

"We are an association with a burning interest for the Old Norse language and culture, and we want to share it with like-minded souls," Cristina Bojesen of the Fenrir association told The Viking Herald.

At the moment, Fenrir is also fighting to keep the Old Norse course offered at Aarhus University in place.

"Our main focus is to spread awareness of the Old Norse language and culture and arrange talks on it. Right now, we are fighting to keep Old Norse as a taught course at Aarhus University, as it has been decided that this semester will be the last. 

"We are trying to inform Danish politicians about this decision and that it is bad news for the Danish cultural heritage," she explained.

Talks and lectures

Guests are invited to attend the association's talks and lectures – as well as like Fenrir's Facebook page. Furthermore, the association will also try to host online talks when possible.

The association's first event will take place on Monday, and it involves a talk by Karen Bek-Pedersen, who has a Ph.D. in Old Norse and teaches Old Norse at Aarhus University.

Fenrir has created a Zoom link so that people outside Aarhus can benefit from the talk – there are 100 available online spots.

You can find a link to the event here

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