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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

‘Crafting Christian Landscapes: Early Medieval Stone Sculpture in North-Western Europe’

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On 14 February 2017, the Centre welcomed Anouk Busset (University of Glasgow) to discuss ‘Crafting Christian Landscapes: Early Medieval Stone Sculpture in North-Western Europe’. In this seminar, she discussed several case studies from her PhD research, including two from Sweden, two from Ulster, and one from Strathmore. She related each site to the theme of movement… Continue reading

‘Roderick MacLean of Iona (d. 1553): a renaissance Humanist from the Western Isles’

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On 22 March, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed Alan Macquarrie to discuss ‘Roderick MacLean of Iona (d. 1553): a renaissance Humanist from the Western Isles’ for the Second Annual John Durkan Memorial Lecture.  Dr. John Durkan was Senior Research Fellow in Scottish History at the University of Glasgow from 1976 until… Continue reading