‘Purifying the kingship: the first six reigns in the Shahnameh in the light of Indo-European comparative modelling’
Wednesday February 1, 2017
G.02, 19 George Square (Middle Eastern Studies)
17.30-19.00 (17.45-18.45 then questions)
‘The Sound of Creation: The Parallels between Old Norse Cosmogony and Eschatology’
The Meadows Lecture Theatre (School of Classics)
Jan 18 2017 16.00-18.00 (16.30-17.30 then questions)
Please note that all meetings will be held in the conference room, Celtic and Scottish Studies, 27 George Square, Edinburgh. All welcome.
Monday, 10 February
Time: 7 pm
Speaker: Antonella Sciancalepore
‘Traces of animal transformations of the hero in medieval literature’
Tuesday, 4 March
Time: 7 pm
Speaker: Casey High
‘Cosmological perspectivism and the dangers of shamanism in Amazonia’
Saturday, 12 April
Day conference on ‘Ghosts’ from 10 am to 5 pm.
Conference fee for TCS members £1; others £2.
Opening speaker: Professor Mirjam Mencej, Royal Society of Edinburgh Exchange Fellow from Slovenia. The Annual General Meeting of the Traditional Cosmology Society will take place at 12.30 pm.
Thursday, 24 April
Speaker: Terry Gunnell
‘Current thinking about the Vanir in Old Norse mythology’