Publication Date

September 1, 2004

Perspectives Section


The 23rd International Conference of the Charles Homer Haskins Society for Viking, Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman and Angevin History will meet for the first time this year at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., November 5–7, 2004. Featured speakers will be Thomas N. Bisson, Jesse Byock, and Chris Lewis. The web site for the conference is Questions about the conference can be addressed to the conference director, Jennifer Paxton, at

As an affiliate of the American Historical Association, the Haskins Society organizes joint Haskins-AHA sessions at AHA annual meetings. The Haskins Society also cooperates closely with the Battle Conferences on Anglo-Norman Studies (Battle, Sussex), the North American Conference on British Studies, and the Medieval Academy of America. In addition, the society organizes and sponsors scholarly sessions at the International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in early May of each year and at the Leeds International Medieval Congress each summer.

The Society numbers more the 200 scholars, drawn from the United States and many foreign countries. Details about the society are at

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