Edinburgh Research Explorer

Speaker : University of Edinburgh Celtic and Scottish Studies Seminar Series

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

Abstract

'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.

Attending event

University of Edinburgh Celtic and Scottish Studies Seminar Series

Duration1 Sep 2009 → …
CityEdinburgh

Event: Seminar

ID: 52943352