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The Annual E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture – 29th November ‘Marriage, law and Tochmarc Emire ‘The Wooing of Emer”.

29 November 2012 @ 17:00 - 19:00

The annual E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture will be held on Thursday 29 November 2012 at 5pm in GR06/07.


Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn, Professor of Modern Irish Language and Literature at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Maynooth will give a lecture entitled ‘Marriage, law and Tochmarc Emire ‘The Wooing of Emer”.



Edmund Crosby Quiggin (1875-1920) was the first teacher of Celtic in the University of Cambridge. His extraordinarily comprehensive vision of Celtic studies offered an integrated approach to the subject; his combination of philological, literary and historical approaches paralleled those which his older contemporary, H.M. Chadwick, had already demonstrated in his studies of Anglo-Saxon England and which the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic continues to seek to emulate.




29 November 2012
17:00 - 19:00