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RECENT NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Vikings in Scotland - A Presentation by Dr Alan Macniven & Dr Arne Kruse @ NMS
Midlands Viking Symposium - Connecting Islands
Publication of the Society’s Journal, Northern Studies (Vol. 44).
Publication of the Society’s Newsletter (#4).
Publication of the Society’s Newsletter (#5).
Day conference: Edinburgh (details to follow).
Our full calendar can be found here.
OF SPECIAL NOTE
Congratulations to 2012 Magnusson Prize Winner Claire McLoughlin!
for her paper
'The Control of Trade in Scotland
During the Reigns of James VI and Charles I'
For your diary...
April Day Conference: Early Medieval Meigle
Historic Bute - Land and People
From Goill to Gall-Ghàidheil: place-names and Scandinavian settlement in Bute
Gilbert Márkus - University of Glasgow
Scandinavians in Strathclyde: multiculturalism, material culture and manufactured identities in the Viking Age
Courtney Buchanan - University of Glasgow
The Norse in the West with particular reference to Bute
Barbara Crawford - University of St. Andrews
Bute in the age of the sagas
Ted Cowan - University of Glasgow
A casualty of war? The cult of Kentigern of Glasgow, Scottish patron saints and the Bruce/Comyn conflict
Tom Turpie - University of Edinburgh
The Bute or Bannatyne Mazer – two different vessels
David Caldwell & George Dalgleish - National Museums Scotland
Mazer? What’s a ‘mazer’? A history of the word
Molly Rorke - University of Glasgow
Frontierland: towards an environmental history of Bute in the later Middle Ages
Richard Oram - University of Stirling
Bute from Norse times to the Improvements: Some notes on landholdings and rural settlement patterns
Angus Hannah - BNHS
‘An enormous expense enclosing and dividing’: Agricultural Improvement in eighteenth-century Bute
George Geddes - RCAHMS
The Witches of Bute
Lizanne Henderson - University of Glasgow
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