Welcome to the website of the research project The pillars of rural society. Family and household economy in early eighteenth century Iceland. Established in 2017 the project is based at the University of Iceland with funding from the Icelandic Research Fund for three years. On the website you find information on the aims and scope of the project, the people behind it, key sources of the project, and events and activities. The project is hosted by the Institute of History, University of Iceland.

Do not hesitate to write to or visit us for further information:

The pillars of rural society
c/o Gudmundur Jonsson
University of Iceland
Saemundargata 4
101 Reykjavik

e-mail: gudmjons@hi.is