Recent Media Appearances

3-May-2022: Experimental archaeology: putting theories to the test, a lecture by William R. Short and Reynir A. Óskarson presented at the National Museum of Iceland on Hurstwic's use of experimental archaeology in our research, drawing examples from our iron-smelting research and our combat research.

8-Apr-2022: An interview with William R. Short and Reynir A. Óskarson conducted by C.J. Adrien about our new book, Men of Terror, for the podcast Exploring the Viking World.

The first of three interviews with William R. Short conducted by Dr. Jackson Crawford, University of Colorado.

15-Feb-2020: Viking Weapons and Combat, on Hurstwic's approach to Viking Combat research.

 

Another interview with William R. Short conducted by Dr. Jackson Crawford, University of Colorado.

25-Aug-2021: Viking Weapons and Combat, Part 2, on Hurstwic's new book, Men of Terror.

 

Another interview with Dr. William R. Short conducted by Dr. Jackson Crawford, University of Colorado.

16-Nov-2020: Blood of Ymir: Viking Combat at Sea, on Viking naval combat.

Sadly, a technical glitch resulted in garbled audio. The same topic is covered in more depth in the video lecture linked below.

Hringbraut interview

4-Oct-2021: An interview with Reynir A. Óskarson on the topic of glíma, with Sigurjón M. Egilsson on Heima er bezt Icelandic television (in Icelandic).

Rás 2 interview

"Ég vona að sem flestir komi til að andmæli okkur"

19-Aug-2021: An interview with Reynir A. Óskarson on Rás 2 radio (in Icelandic) with Andri Freyr Viðarsson and Hrafnhildur Halldórsdóttir on Síðdegisútvarpið.

Morgunblaðið

20-Aug-2021: An interview with Reynir A. Óskarson in Morgunblaðið newspaper (in Icelandic) by Hólmfríður María Ragnhildardóttir, talking about the research in our book, Men of Terror.

21-Nov-2020: Viking Naval Combat, a lecture by Dr. William R. Short presented on-line by Mystic Seaport Museum, part of the museum's annual Viking Days event.

11-Apr-2022: INLUS Author's Corner — Men of Terror, a webinar with William R. Short and Reynir A. Óskarson about our new book, Men of Terror, on behalf of INLUS.

20-Oct-2020: Firing Up Ancient Secrets, a lecture by Dr. William R. Short on Hurstwic's research in to how iron was made in Viking-age Iceland. The lecture was presented on-line by the Massachusetts Archaeological Society Gene Winter chapter.

Landinn

14-Oct-2019: A video story by Gísli Einarsson broadcast on Landinn on Icelandic television. The story covers the events at Járngerðar hátíð, the iron-making festival sponsored by Hurstwic and Eiríksstaðir in 2019, the culmination of Hurstwic's research in Viking-age iron making in Iceland.

23-Jan-2022: William R. Short and Reynir A. Óskarson were interviewed by Alain Guillot for his podcast. We discussed the topics covered in our new book, Men of Terror, how we came to write the book, and our unique approach to researching the book.

Bose

3-June-2021: An article appearing in the Community Advocate newspaper on Dr. William R. Short's transition from technology nerd to Viking nerd.

Skessuhorn

2-Sep-2019: An article appearing in Skessuhorn about our iron-making festival at Eiríksstaðir in 2019.