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RECENT NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Tickets for the upcoming ‘750 Years of the Treaty of Perth’ conference
(Saturday, 27 August) are now available here.
A conference to mark the 750th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Perth will be held at Perth Museum. Jointly organised by the SSNS and the Perthshire Society of Natural Science; tickets now available here. Further details can be found on the Culture Perth and Kinross website and the conference programme is available here.
‘A’m Grippit Dis Laand’: A Conference in Honour of Dr Doreen Waugh (1944-2015) will be held at 50 George Square, Edinburgh. EH8 9LD. Jointly organised by the SSNS and the Scottish Placenames Society. Further details including how to apply to follow.
The 2016 SSNS Day Conference and AGM will be held at 50 George Square, Edinburgh. EH8 9LD. Programme to follow.
OF SPECIAL NOTE
The Nordic Research Network is organising an interdisciplinary day conference for Postgraduates and Early Career researchers at the University of Glasgow on May 4th 2016, entitled "Bridges Between: Norse and Insular Worlds AD 500-1500." Dr. Steve Ashby of the University of York has been confirmed as keynote speaker, and a provisional programme for the event is now available on the NRN website.
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