Join Us for an Update from Iceland’s Ambassador to the U.S.

Bergdís Ellertsdóttir photo

We are honored to have Bergdís Ellertsdóttir update us on her role and responsibilities as Iceland’s Ambassador to the United States. Much has changed since Ambassador Ellertsdóttir talked with us in June 2020.  The Ambassador will discuss a wide range of topics and activities she has been involved with, including the impact of the pandemic,…

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Brewing Mead with Brent Skarðaborg

Join us on Wednesday, July 7th for a discussion about making mead with Chef Brent Skarðaborg. Mead is called the Nectar of the Gods.  Neither beer nor wine, mead is in its own category of alcoholic drink.  The Chinese may have been making mead as early as 7000 BCE!  It has been a favorite drink worldwide…

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June 17th – A Day to Celebrate

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Happy June 17th!  Today we celebrate Iceland’s National Day and the second birthday of the Icelandic National League of the United States! (INLUS) Take a look at our just-released INLUS newsletter here: Newsletters – Icelandic National League (inlus.org).  In this issue, you can find out why we celebrate Iceland’s National Day on June 17th and meet…

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Upcoming INLUS Webinar – Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Grants

Leifur Eiriksson statue

U.S. – Iceland Graduate Student Fellowship Grants – Through support from the Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Are you, or someone you know, an American citizen planning to do graduate studies or research in Iceland or an Icelandic citizen planning to do graduate studies or research in the US?  You will want to tune into this INLUS…

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Introducing the Icelandic Horse

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INLUS will host an introduction to the Icelandic horse on Thursday, May 6 at 8:00 PM Eastern/7:00 Central/6:00 Mountain/5:00 Pacific.  See the INLUS Featured Events Calendar for the webinar link and more details. When Vikings settled Iceland in the late 800s, they brought only the best of their herds. The Icelandic horse descends from these…

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April INLUS News and Reminders

Nancy Marie Brown

There is a lot going on in the INLUS! Reminders April 9 (Fri.), 3:00 PM Eastern/2:00 Central/1:00 Mountain/Noon Pacific:  Kaffi Timi.  This is an open one-hour time to chat with others from across North America.  Details may be found at Kaffi Tími 2021 – Icelandic National League (inlus.org).  These meetings occur every 2 weeks. April…

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Visiting Iceland Webinar Recording

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Response to the INLUS Webinar yesterday was overwhelming and viewer demand exceeded the capacity of our Zoom account! We appreciate the worldwide interest and apologize to those who could not view the event at the scheduled time. We will host our next webinar later this month on January 31st. See the INLUS Events Calendar for…

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INLUS Author’s Corner – “Duet”

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Please join us on Sunday, November 15th at 9PM Eastern (8PM Central; 7PM Mountain; 6PM Pacific) for another INLUS Author’s Corner, a periodic webinar with authors of Iceland related books. The event will feature authors Amy Hendrickson and Eric Newman and a discussion of their books, Lara of the North and Lundi the Lost Puffin.…

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INLUS Author’s Corner – Sverrir Sigurdsson and Veronica Li

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Please join us on Thursday, November 5th at 8PM Eastern (7PM Central; 6PM Mountain; 5PM Pacific) for another INLUS Author’a Corner, a periodic webinar with authors of Iceland related books. The event will feature authors Sverrir Sigurdsson and his wife Veronica Li and a discussion of their 2020 memoir, Viking Voyager: An Icelandic Memoir. The…

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The “Icelandic” in the Fiske Icelandic Collection

Photo of Patrick Stevens

Webinar: October 22, 2020, 4:00 PM EDT/3:00 PM CDT/2:00 PM MDT/1:00 PM PDT Daniel Willard Fiske was a young man when he ventured to Iceland in 1850.  He was so enamored by the country, the people, and their books, that he began his own collection, focusing on Iceland, anything relating to the Viking Forays, and…

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