THINKING ABOUT CELTIC MYTHOLOGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Posted: September 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

This is a colloquium on

THINKING ABOUT CELTIC MYTHOLOGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

will be held at Celtic and Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh 27 George Square, Edinburgh, Scotland Saturday, 19 October – Monday, 21 October 2013

The opening presentation, “The study of Celtic mythology after Grammatica Celtica; or, ’Tis 160 years since”, by Professor Bernhard Maier (University of Tūbingen) will provide an overview of past scholarship in the field that will form the historical basis for the exploration of the present and the potential future throughout the rest of the colloquium. The closing presentation on Monday evening will be by Dr John Carey (University College Cork) on “Ogmios and the eternal word”. 

CALL FOR PAPERS
You are invited to submit by 13 September 2013, either (a) a paper title and abstract (80-150 words), and/or (b) an indication of the area you would like to cover and the approach you would take in a forum discussion on the theme of the colloquium. The committee will consider the submissions immediately and will send a response and a draft programme by 17 September. The closing presentation will be a public lecture. It is hoped that the colloquium as a whole will generate lively discussion that may be of benefit for developments in this field.
Please submit to: E.Lyle@ed.ac.uk

Committee: 
Professor Rob Dunbar, Dr Emily Lyle (organiser), Professor Wilson McLeod, and Dr John Shaw.

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