22nd-23rd July 2009
'Cultural Icons of Medieval Scotland'
public lecture and conference
This event will highlight the cultural achievements of the medieval North and the objects which help us define the identity and early history of Scotland. The event is free of charge and open to all. No pre-registration is required.
22nd July, 6pm, Public Lecture: Kingís College (KCG8)
David Dumville (Aberdeen) The Book of Deer: A monument of North-Eastern book production?
23rd July, 8.45-9.15 am, Conference registration, James McKay Hall, Kingís College
Alex Woolf (St Andrews) Introduction: Cultural Icons of Medieval Scotland; Heather Pulliam (Edinburgh) The Book of Deer and Pictish Art; Dauvit Broun (Glasgow) Gaelic notes in the Book of Deer; Ewan Campbell (Glasgow) The Stone of Destiny; Jane Geddes (Aberdeen) The Pictish Stones of St Vigeans; Raghnall ” Floinn (National Museum of Ireland) The Monymusk Reliquary; Susan Youngs (Oxford) St Ninianís Isle Hoard, Shetland; Gareth Williams (British Museum) Skaill silver hoard, Orkney; Ted Cowan (Glasgow) Declaration of Arbroath; Jane Stevenson (Aberdeen) Aberdeen Breviary
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