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‘Celtic Fantasy: A Round-Table Discussion’

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On 2 May, 2017, the Centre welcomed Robert Maslen, Geraldine Parsons, and Thomas Clancy (University of Glasgow) to host a Celtic Fantasy Round-Table Discussion. In this seminar, each of the lecturers had chosen an early medieval text to compare and contrast with a modern fantasy novel which had been based on medieval stories. Both the… Continue reading

‘Sequencing Dafydd ap Gwilym’

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On 18 October, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed our own Thomas Clancy, Professor of Celtic at the University of Glasgow, to discuss ‘Sequencing Dafydd ap Gwilym.’ He began by saying that this lecture was largely the result of thoughts that arose while editing his father’s most recent book, The Poems of Dafydd Ap Gwilym. Professor Joseph P. Clancy… Continue reading

‘How British is Scotland? Celtic Perspectives on Multiculturalism’

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On 20 May 2014, the Centre was pleased to welcome Professor Thomas Clancy to discuss  ‘How British is Scotland? Celtic Perspectives on Multiculturalism’. This was the penultimate lecture in the ‘How British is Scotland?’ series, and followed Professor Driscoll and Dr Campbell’s joint-lecture in April. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. It is probably no… Continue reading

‘Language and land in 12th and 13th century Ayrshire: Place-Names in the Earliest Cunninghame charters’

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On 16 October 2012, our seminar series continued with the University’s own, Professor Thomas Clancy, who discussed place names and charters from medieval Ayrshire, specifically the region of Cunninghame. Below is this listener’s summary of the lecture. Comparatively little work on place names in Ayrshire has been done and Thomas’ lecture was based upon preliminary… Continue reading