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Galloway Gaelic Conference

Galloway, Gaelic’s Lost Province

09.15 Registration/Coffee on arrival
10.00-10.05 Welcome: Professor Ted Cowan
10.05-10.45 ‘Kirk, Kil and the Gaelicisation of Galloway’ Professor Thomas Clancy
10.45-11.15 ‘Gaelic influence across the Solway in the medieval period’  Dr Fiona Edmonds
11.15-11.25 BREAK
11.25-11.55 ‘The origins of the Galloway Cenéla’   Dr Donald McWhannell
11.55-12.30 ‘Òran Bagraidh and Willie Matheson‘ Ronnie Black

12.30-13.30 LUNCH

13.30-14.00 ‘Kindreds and Ceathramh; Gaelic social and economic structures in Medieval Galloway’ Professor Richard Oram
14.00-14.30 ‘Galloway Gaelic: Law and Society’ Professor Hector MacQueen
14.30-15.00 ‘Looking for the Gaidhealtachd; identifying Gaels in the historical record 1560-1700’ Dr Aonghas Maccoinnich
15:00-15:15 BREAK
15:15-15:45 ‘The Ceathramhan of the Cree Valley’ Michael Ansell
15:45-16:15 ‘Gaelic to Scots transition in Galloway’ Alistair Livingston
16:15-16:25 Concluding remarks Professor Ted Cowan

The organisers reserve the right to modify the programme as may be necessary