Friday, October 26, 2012
The AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen is hosting a conference under the title "Cross-Currents" for "postgraduate students and research fellows" in Irish or Scottish Studies. The conference will be held 12-14 April 2013 on their campus. Abstracts of 200 words for papers of 25-minutes in length are due to Shane Alcobia-Murphy by 28 January 2013. Selected papers from the conference will be published.
There has been a change of dates for the 27th Irish Conference of Medievalists in order to avoid a conflict with the Leeds International Medieval Conference. ICM will now be held 10-12 July 2013. The venue, University College Dublin, remains the same.
Monday, October 15, 2012
The call for papers has just been announced for the 35th California Celtic Studies Conference, which will be held at the University of California, Berkeley 15-17 March 2013. Featured speakers include Brynley Roberts, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Jasmine Donahaye, Joseph Nagy, Jim McCloskey, and Eric Falci. Abstracts of 500 words on any aspect of Celtic Studies are due to Eve Sweetser by 10 December 2012.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Booking information and a provisional program are now available for the Sixth Bangor Colloquium on Medieval Wales, which will be held 10-11 November 2012 at Bangor University. The evening before the conference begins, Janet Burton of Trinity Saint David will deliver the Second J. E. Loyd Lecture. Other invited speakers include Wendy Davies, Dylan Foster Evans, and David Stephenson. For more information on this event, contact Linda Jones.
Program and registration information for the Royal Irish Academy's conference on Lebor na hUidre, which will be held 22-23 November 2012, is now available on the academy's website. Speakers include Elizabeth Boyle, Liam Breatnach, Abigail Burnyeat, John Carey, Elizabeth Duncan, Máire Herbert, Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Nollaig Ó Muraíle, Ruairí Ó hUiginn, and Gregory Toner.