Apr 26, 2018 Rolf Warming Comments Off on Sword & Buckler: A weekend of workshops, lectures and activities
We still have spaces available for our Seminar I.33: Sword and Buckler which is to be held at the Royal Armouries Museum (12-13th May 2018)! The event is open to all and is organized by the Society for Combat Archaeology, Kunst des Fechtens and the Royal Armouries Museum.
These two days are not to be missed! On the menu:
– Hands-on workshops with swords and shields
– Lectures and presentations
– Handling of original arms and world’s oldest fencing manual from the museum collection
– 10% discount at the Royal Armouries Museum shop
With instructors and academics from all over Europe – not to mention the curators of the Royal Armouries Museum and the museum collection itself – this event certainly is uniquely interdisciplinary.
Please follow the links below for more information and booking:
Rolf is the founder of the Society for Combat Archaeology (SoCA). He holds an MA degree in Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southampton and another MA degree in Prehistoric Archaeology from the University of Copenhagen. His studies have preeminently been on the subject of combat and conflict in the past, ranging from Mesolithic violence to organized state formation in the Renaissance. He has achieved the rank of sergeant in the Royal Danish Army. In addition to this, Rolf is the chief instructor of Weapons Combat Systems, a weaponry-based martial art which he teaches on both a national and international level through classes, seminars, etc.