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'''Uppsala Tolkiensällskap''' is a Swedish Tolkien Society. Although based in [[wikipedia:Uppsala|Uppsala]], it said to have branches all over Sweden, and other countries<ref>[http://tolklang.quettar.org/tolkien.societies The world-wide list of Tolkien organisations, Edition 2 - 21/02/1995]</ref>. It was founded in [[1973]] and is (as of March 2010) the second largest Tolkien Society in Sweden, having between 150-200 active members. The association is also known as Midgårds Fylking (roughly, "The Phalanx of Middle-earth"; "Fylking" also having the connotation of "Fylke", [[Åke Ohlmarks]]'s Swedish translation in ''[[Härskarringen]]'' of the [[Shire]]). Uppsala Tolkiensällskap publishes ''[[Månrunan]]'' ("The Moon rune"), which is not available to non-members.
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'''Uppsala Tolkiensällskap''' is a Swedish Tolkien Society. Although based in [[wikipedia:Uppsala|Uppsala]], it said to have branches all over Sweden, and other countries<ref>[http://tolklang.quettar.org/tolkien.societies The world-wide list of Tolkien organisations, Edition 2 - 21/02/1995]</ref>. It was founded in [[1973]] and is (as of March 2010) the second largest Tolkien Society in Sweden, having between 150-200 active members. The association is also known as Midgårds Fylking (roughly, "The Phalanx of Middle-earth"; "Fylking" also having the connotation of "Fylke", [[Åke Ohlmarks]]'s Swedish translation in ''[[Härskarringen]]'' of [[the Shire]]). Uppsala Tolkiensällskap publishes ''[[Månrunan]]'' ("The Moon rune"), which is not available to non-members.
  
 
Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is not a literary association; it rather focuses on social gatherings and events. Unlike many other Tolkien Societies, Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is a secret and private society. Entering the association is only possible upon recommendation by a member.  
 
Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is not a literary association; it rather focuses on social gatherings and events. Unlike many other Tolkien Societies, Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is a secret and private society. Entering the association is only possible upon recommendation by a member.  

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Logo and heraldic device of Uppsala Tolkiensällskap

Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is a Swedish Tolkien Society. Although based in Uppsala, it said to have branches all over Sweden, and other countries[1]. It was founded in 1973 and is (as of March 2010) the second largest Tolkien Society in Sweden, having between 150-200 active members. The association is also known as Midgårds Fylking (roughly, "The Phalanx of Middle-earth"; "Fylking" also having the connotation of "Fylke", Åke Ohlmarks's Swedish translation in Härskarringen of the Shire). Uppsala Tolkiensällskap publishes Månrunan ("The Moon rune"), which is not available to non-members.

Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is not a literary association; it rather focuses on social gatherings and events. Unlike many other Tolkien Societies, Uppsala Tolkiensällskap is a secret and private society. Entering the association is only possible upon recommendation by a member.

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References

  1. The world-wide list of Tolkien organisations, Edition 2 - 21/02/1995