TCS Talks

Chauvet Cave, circa 35,000 BP.

 

The Traditional Cosmology Society normally holds two seasons of talks per membership year. The talks are typically held in Edinburgh, and are delivered by both leading and emerging international scholars, spanning the full spectrum of interests covered by the Society.

 

2019-20 | Fall Season

n/a


2018-19 | Spring Season

Lucie Vinsova | Keepers of the Universe | 22nd March 2019

2018-19 | Fall Season

n/a


2017-18 | Spring Season

Aleksandr Boskovic | The Meaning of Maya Myths | March 23rd, 2018

Peter Jackson | Itinerancy and the Afterlife | February 2nd, 2018

2017-18 | Fall Season

Michal Schwarz | The Moon in Selected East Asian Folk Tales | December 1st, 2017

Václav Blažek | | Indo European Astronomical Terminology in the Near Eastern and North Eurasion Mythological Context | October 31st, 2017

  • Original event page
  • Audio recording [members only]

2016-2017 | Spring Season

Emily Lyle | Purifying the Kingship: The First Six Reigns in the Shahnameh in the light of Indo-European Comparative Modelling | February 1st, 2017

2016-2017 | Fall Season

Jan Kozak | The Sound of Creation: the Parallels Between Old Norse Cosmogony and Eschatology | 18 January, 2017

Patricia O’ Connor | Charming the Margins: Old English Charms | 31 October 2016

Carol Mavor | Fairy Tale’s Marvellous Middleness | November 3rd, 2016


2015-2016 | Spring Season

n/a

2015-2016 | Fall Season

Jane Ridder-Patrick | The Astrological World-view | December 3rd, 2015


2014-2015 | Spring Session

n/a

2014-2015 | Fall Season

Martha McGill | The Folkloric Ghost in Early Modern Scotland | September 22nd, 2014


2013-2014 | Spring Season

Terry Gunnell | Current thinking about the Vanir in Old Norse mythology | April 24th, 2013

Casey High | Cosmological perspectivism and the dangers of shamanism in Amazonia | March 4th, 2013

Antonella Sciancalepore | Traces of animal transformations of the hero in medieval literature | February 10th, 2013