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Scottish Place-Name Society

Comann Ainmean-Aite na h-Alba

Day conference – Saturday 7th November 2009
Glasgow University, Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre


9.45: Registration                   

10.00: Welcome and introduction

10.15: Pete DrummondGaelic Place-names between Campsies and Clyde

11.00: Coffee           

11.30: Richard CoxSanda

12.05: Jake KingLost Aber-names

12.40: Guto RhysTowards a Phonology of Pictish

1.15: Lunch, and digitised book launch

2.15: Eileen Brooke-FreemanMemories, meids, maps – the Shetland Place-Name Project

3.00: Paradox of Medieval Scotland research project

3:30: Short reports

4.15: Tea and departure

The cost for the day will be £18, inclusive of conference, tea / coffee on arrival and departure, and buffet lunch. Full-time students £10.

The venue is the Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre, and is close to Hillhead station on the Glasgow Underground (easily accessed from Queen Street station and the Buchanan Street bus station, as well as from Partick rail station). On emerging from Hillhead station, turn left, proceed down Byres Road, crossing over at the junction of University Avenue to continue for one further block, turn up University Place on the left, and take first turn right down a lane. Or check the map at - it is venue B9 there.

If you would like to attend please complete the form below and send with a cheque for £18 (or £10) per person payable to SPNS, to Pete Drummond, 8 Academy Place, Coatbridge ML5 3AX by October 31st (although late bookings can usually be accepted).
In view of possible postal disruption, it would be helpful if you also send me an email to confirm your attendance, at . For late bookings after 1st Nov., phone Pete Drummond on 0776968 0293.   (Acknowledgements will not be sent.)     

Please find enclosed my cheque for £ __ for __ places at the Nov 7th Glasgow SPNS conference. 

Name (please print) ___________________________________________

Address ____________________________________________________

Phone number _________________  Email ________________________

Do you want to join the meal afterwards? Yes / No

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