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‘Rethinking the archaeology of early medieval Iona: reassessment and recent work’

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On 7 March, 2017, the Centre, jointly with the First Millennia Studies Group, welcomed Prof Ewan Campbell and Dr. Adrián Maldonado (University of Glasgow) to discuss ‘Rethinking the archaeology of early medieval Iona: reassessment and recent work.’ The talk began with a segment of recently uncovered video footage of the 1938 restoration of Iona Abbey offered… Continue reading

‘Narrating the Irish story of conversion: the earliest lives of St Patrick and the formation of Irish Christian identity’

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On 19 April, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed Katja Ritari (Helsinki) to discuss ‘Narrating the Irish story of conversion: the earliest lives of St Patrick and the formation of Irish Christian identity.’ Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Katja began by stating that the process of conversion is referred to… Continue reading