Scotland: Communication and Conflict
Edinburgh • 21 November 2015

Location:
Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1EL

Registration for this event is open and the deadline is Saturday, 14th November 2015.

Conference Programme

09:30-10:00 - Coffee/Tea and Registration

10:00-11:00 - The Hermann Pálsson Memorial Lecture:
Ted Cowan (University of Glasgow):
'Last Exit from Largs 1263: The Battle in Context'

11:15-12:00 - Paper #1
John Baldwin (University of Edinburgh ret.)
’Stoars, Trolls and Scrabers: An Ethnological Excursion along the Western Seaways’

12:15-12:30 - Presentation of the 2015 Magnus Magnusson Memorial Essay Prize

12:30-13:30 - Lunch

13:30-14:15 - SSNS AGM

14:15-15:00 - Paper #2
Darren S. Layne (University of St Andrews)
‘Damned if They Didn’t: Civil War on a Loyalist Estate in the Forty-Five’

15:00-15:40 - Paper #3
Maggie Scott (University of Salford)
‘Scots in the Linguistic Landscape’

15:40-16:30 - Paper #4
Peder Gammeltoft (University of Copenhagen)
‘Contact or Conflict? The Scandinavian Meeting with the Picts’

The above schedule and a registration form can be found here.

Conference fee
(includes coffee/tea and light lunch):
SSNS Members: £22
Non-Members: £27
Registered Students: £8

Contact:
Colin Forsyth
SSNS, c/o Dept. of Scandinavian Studies
University of Edinburgh
50 George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LH
or email Colin here.
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