22 November 2008

Symposium

Mapping Death: People, Boundaries and Territories in Ireland, 1st to 8th Centuries AD’

22 November 2008
Room A109, UCD School of History & Archives, Newman Building,
University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
.

Organised by the UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute, the Discovery Programme and UCD School of History & Archives

mapping death symposium

Schedule

9.30-10.30
Dr Elizabeth O’Brien, Post-doctoral Fellow, UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute and Mr Anthony Corns, GIS/IT manager, The Discovery Programme
‘Mapping death project: data acquisition and database construction’

10.30-11.00
Dr Edel Bhreathnach, Academic Project Manager, UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute
‘Royal tombs, kingdoms and boundaries: literary sources for mapping death’

11.00-11.30
Coffee

11.30-12.30
Mr Ian Doyle, Head of Conservation, Heritage Council
‘Imported pottery in Ireland from 5th to 7th centuries AD’

Ms Elizabeth Dawson, UCD School of History & Archives
‘Waves of conversion: bishops in Ireland from 5th to 7th centuries AD’

12.30-14.00
Lunch

14.00-15.00
Ms Maeve Sikora, Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities, National Museum of Ireland
‘Burial in Ireland from 1st to 8th centuries AD: recent research in the archives of the National Museum of Ireland’

Mr Fintan Walsh, Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd.
‘Mapping death and the private sector’

15.00-16.00
Dr Elva Johnston, Lecturer, UCD School of History & Archives
‘Palladius and conversion: the historical context’

Dr Michael Potterton, UCD School of Archaeology & the Discovery Programme
'Mapping death project: potential directions for the future’

There is no registration fee and all are welcome.  As spaces will be limited, please confirm your attendance with Dr Edel Bhreathnach, UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute (edel.bhreathnach@ucd.ie). Lunch will be provided.

This project is being directed under the aegis of the UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute and has been funded by the Heritage Council’s INSTAR Programme.

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