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Second European Symposium in Celtic Studies

Location:
Bangor University
Time:
Monday 31 July 2017 – Thursday 3 August 2017
Presenter:
School of History and Archaeology
Contact:
Prof. Raimund Karl
01248 382247
More information:
http://escs.bangor.ac.uk/index.php.en

Welcome to the Second European Symposium in Celtic Studies

Bangor University, 31 July to 3 August 2017

The European Symposia in Celtic Studies continue the series of five German-speaking symposia, which took place in 1992 (Gosen near Berlin), 1997 (Bonn), 2001 (Marburg), 2005 (Linz) and 2009 (Zurich). The First European Symposium in Celtic Studies was held in 2013 in Trier.

The European Symposia in Celtic Studies are organised on behalf of Societas Celtologica Europaea.

ESCS comes to Bangor University

At the First European Symposium in Celtic Studies in Trier, SCE accepted an invitation by Prifysgol Bangor University to hold its second symposium at Bangor. Prifysgol Bangor University, established 1884, is located on the beautiful north Wales coast on the Menai Straits. With views of Snowdonia to the South and Anglesey to the North, its landscape setting is second to none. As one of the oldest and leading Universities in Wales, it has a long tradition of teaching and researching the history, archaeology, cultures and languages of Wales and the wider Celtic World. It also is the leading Welsh-speaking University in Wales, with many of its degree programmes not only available through the medium of English, but also the medium of Welsh.

As has been established by the earlier German-speaking Symposia and the First European Symposium in Celtic Studies, the Second European Symposium in Celtic Studies aims to bring together scholars from all sub-disciplines of Celtic Studies. Papers dealing with the languages, literature, culture, history, archaeology, music, religion and many other aspects of the wider Celtic World are warmly welcome, and we hope that the conference will provide an exciting and entertaining mix of different contributions from all these and more fields.

Call for Papers

The call for papers is open until 31 January 2017. Decisions about the acceptance of papers will be made before 28 February 2017. The preliminary programme is expected to become available on 15 March or shortly thereafter. Please note for papers to be firmly accepted, delegates must have registered before a final decision on the acceptance of a paper can be made.