Seminar series + schedule announced

Seminar series + schedule announced


SSNS is pleased to announce the schedule for its upcoming Seminar Series, featuring an eclectic range of speakers for 2021-2022.

The Society is pleased to publish its Seminar Series schedule for 2021-2022, covering a wide variety of topics on Scotland’s interconnected history and heritage. The seminars will be free to access online, and all are welcome to attend! Details for the first seminar, provided by Dr Colleen Batey, will be available very shortly.


  • 26 August 2021 – 7pm BST – Event page
    Orphir: A Norse Economic Hub
    Dr Colleen Batey (University of Durham/UHI)
  • 23 September 2021 – 7pm BST
    Set in Concrete: Assessing Character and Conservation at Lossie’s Coastal Crust
    Matt Ritchie (Forestry and Land Scotland)
  • 28 October 2021 – 7pm BST
    Sir David Lyndsay in Iceland
    Dr Katelin Parsons (Árni Magnússon Institute, Reykjavík)
  • 16 December 2021 – 7pm GMT
    Dounreay: New Perceptions of the Nuclear North
    Dr Linda Ross (Early Career Researcher)
  • 27 January 2022 – 7pm GMT
    The Pre-Reformation Church in the Dioceses of Caithness, Ross, and Moray
    Prof Richard Oram (University of Stirling)
  • 24 February 2022 – 7pm GMT
    An Archaeological Tale of two Constantines: Forteviot and Govan
    Prof Stephen Driscoll (University of Glasgow)


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