University of Edinburgh Celtic and Scottish Studies Seminar Series

Andrew Wiseman (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

Description

'An immense mass of traditional lore': The People of Uist and Barra, Folklore and Folklorists from Alexander Carmichael Onwards

Co-presented with Donald William Stewart. A paper examining the Uist and Barra folklore informants of Alexander Carmichael as recorded in his field notebooks, and investigating their family ties with more recent island 'tradition bearers' recorded by the School of Scottish Studies in the second half of the twentieth century.
PeriodMar 2010
Event typeSeminar
LocationEdinburgh