C&SS Seminar Series: Autumn 2017
A weekly series of free seminars from guest speakers and colleagues in Celtic and Scottish Studies.
As the longest established department of its kind in Scotland, Celtic and Scottish Studies at Edinburgh is a major international hub for research, teaching and learning.
Each semester, we welcome a fantastic range of guest speakers and colleagues to present a lunchtime seminar on their work.
Seminars take place throughout term time on Fridays at 1.10pm. Check individual listings for venue details.
Entry is free and no booking is required. Everyone is welcome.
Jonathan G. MacKinnon: Traditionalist and Moderniser
My high heart is a knot of blood, my soul is tearing from my body: Bodies, emotions, and fosterage in medieval Irish literature.
Orpheus Caledonius: Bringing William Thomson's 1725 Collection to Life
Trends in the ‘new speaker’ discourse in the context of the Celtic languages: problems and suggestions
Hungarian Heritage House – Keeping the folklore alive
The Regional Ethnologies of Europe Project: Dumfries and Galloway
Ways of Reading - themes and approaches in Conceiving a Nation
’s na cnàmhan gu bhith ris/a-nis: ways of reading contemporary Gaelic poetry
Revisiting ‘Mary O'Hara's Scotland’: a deferred moment in the early folk music revival
Craobhscáoileadh coibhniusa: An Introduction and Progress Report on the IrishGen Project (Early Irish Genealogies as a Graph Database)
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