Symposium 2

Symposium 2
Christianisation and Standardisation, Place-Names and Perception (Provisional Programme)

University of Glasgow
Friday 31st October 2014 

10:00-10:15 Introductory Remarks

10:15-11:00 Stefan Brink (University of Aberdeen) – ‘Cognitive perception of landscape in pre-Christian and Christian times’

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:15 Kay Muhr (Ulster Place-Name Society) – ‘Changing perceptions? Pre-Christian origins of some Irish ecclesiastical elements’

12:15-13:00 Laurine Albris (University of Copenhagen) – ‘What processes lie behind a sacral place name? A discussion of two pre-Christian Danish names’

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:45 Johnny Grandjean Gøgsig Jakobsen (University of Copenhagen) – ‘Churches and holy waters: relations between church-building and sacred springs in medieval Denmark’

14:45-15:30 Gilbert Márkus (University of Glasgow) – tbc

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Thomas Owen Clancy (University of Glasgow) – ‘What is an ecclesiastical place-name?’

17:00-17:30 Concluding remarks and discussion






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