Tales & Transmission:
Storytelling in Irish and Scottish Gaelic 700AD to the Present
26th and 27th April, 2019
Room GR06/07, English Faculty, 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP.
This conference brings together scholars working on various aspects and periods of storytelling in Irish and Scottish Gaelic. It will explore the progression, transformation, and continuity of storytelling, moving from the medieval to the modern period.
We are also pleased to have seanchas storytelling by Seanán Mac Aoidh (Ulster University) and traditional Gaelic singing by Robbie MacLeòid (University of Glasgow).
The Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture
Dr Jacopo Bisagni (National University of Ireland, Galway)
From Atoms to the Cosmos:
The Irish Tradition of the Divisions of Time in the Early Middle Ages
Monday, 29 April 2019
5pm, Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall Cambridge