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Event
when: 28.08.2009  
Event title Early Celtic Legal Language Symposium
Where: Scientia Centre, University of NSW - Kensington
Category: Irish language events elsewhere
 
Event description:


Celtic Studies

The University of Sydney

presents 

 

EARLY CELTIC LEGAL LANGUAGE

a symposium

 

Friday 28 August 2009

Common Room, John Woolley Building, University of Sydney

 

Programme

10.00     registration and welcome

10.30     Professor Anders Ahlqvist (Celtic Studies, University of Sydney)
Early Irish learned texts

11.15     Dr Pamela O'Neill (Celtic Studies, University of Sydney)
The language of exclusion:  borders in early Irish law

12.00     morning tea (provided)

1.00     Professor Neil McLeod (Law, Murdoch University)
Cath Maige Tuired:  Irish myth and Irish law

2.00     lunch

3.00     Ms Celia Scott (Historical Studies, University of Melbourne)
Conversing with the past:  direct speech in the laws, sagas and hagiographies

3.45     Ms Julianna Grigg (Historical Studies, University of Melbourne)
The performative 'privileges' of the Nemed grades in early Irish society

4.30     afternoon tea (provided)

5.00     panel discussion:
The significance of early Celtic law for lawyers, linguists and historians

5.30     concluding remarks and wine reception

 

Registration fee:  $66 ($33 concession) including GST

 

Supported by the Network for Early European Research
 

 
Location
Venue Scientia Centre, University of NSW
Homepage: www.venuesandevents.unsw.edu.au/  
Street: High Street
ZIP: NSW 2052
City Kensington
Country: AU

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