Common Ground: A Conference in Honour of Anna Ritchie

The Scottish Society for Northern Studies and The Pictish Arts Society are jointly organising a conference on 5-6 March in honour of Dr Anna Ritchie. Read more about why here.

This event, titled ‘Common Ground’ will take place virtually using Zoom Webinar across the afternoons of Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March.

The full conference programme is as follows (times in GMT):

Saturday 5 March

12.45-12.50 Log on/arrival
12.50-13.00 Welcome remarks

13.00-13.20: Professor Ian RalstonAnna Ritchie and Scottish Archaeology

13.20-14.10: Professor Katherine ForsythThe Ogham Inscriptions of Orkney

14.10-14.20: Break

14.20-15.10: Christina Cowart-SmithThe Abercorn Assemblage: New Insights into the Sculptural Repertoire of a Central British Monastery

15.10-15.20: Break

15.20-16.10: Dr Alan MacnivenCommensality in Context: An Onomastic Review of the Socially Embedded Economies of Scotia Scandinavica

16:10-16:20: Break

16.20-17.10: Dr Kelly KilpatrickFinding and Interpreting the Lost and Forgotten Early Inscribed Stones of Pictland

17.10-17.40 Join us in the Ritchie Arms for a chat to wrap up the day.


Sunday 6 March 

12.45-12.50: Log on
12.50-13.00: Welcome

13.00-13.50: Professor Stephen DriscollThe Govan Hogbacks in Context

13.50-14.00: Break

14.00-14.50: Dr Val TurnerHidden in Plain Sight: Pictish Shetland

14.50-15.00: Break

15.00-15.50: Dr Adrián MaldonadoBrough of Birsay Revisited: A New Look at the Pictish Workshop

15.50-16.00: Break

16.00-16.50: Professor Gordon Noble Aberlemno Environs: New Work by the Comparative Kingship Project

16.50-17.00: Closing remarks
17.00-17.30 Join us in the Ritchie Arms as we wrap up the weekend.



Saturday - Sunday 05 - 06 Mar 2022


Times are in GMT
12:45 pm - 5:30 pm


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