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Book launch and talk: Scotland in Early Medieval Europe by Dr Alice Blackwell and Dr Ewan Campbell

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On the 5th of November the Centre held a book launch event, presented by Dr Alice Blackwell (National Museum of Scotland) and Dr Ewan Campbell (University of Glasgow, Archaeology). Dr Blackwell introduced their new edited volume Scotland in Early Medieval Europe. The book is free to read online, available in PDF and is print on… Continue reading

‘Interlace and the early art of Scotland’

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On 12 May 2015, the Centre was delighted to welcome Dr Michael Brennan (Trinity College, Dublin) to discuss ‘Interlace and the early art of Scotland’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Dr Brennan adopted an ‘artist-centric’ and mathematical perspective towards interlace in a lecture that featured close analysis of images and ad hoc freehand drawings… Continue reading