Public lectures

We have managed to record several of our public lectures over the years, and below you will find a selection.

Hardscrabble Heritage: the ruined blackhouse and crofting landscape as heritage from below - Iain Robertson

 

 

 

Escape from the Coasts - The Great Escape from Estonia and the Shetland Bus

The talks given in Lerwick on May 6th 2017. The event was a joint project involving the Centre for Nordic Studies UHI and the Estonian War Museum.

 

Guest lecture Dr Victoria Whitworth, UHI Centre for Nordic Studies

Dr Victoria Whitworth from the UHI Centre for Nordic Studies talked to us about using her research in creative writing

 

Shetland Bus Talk

This talk was originally given at the Escape from the Coasts event on May 6th 2017. This was joint event held by the Centre for Nordic Studies UHI and the Estonian War Museum, at the Shetland Museum and Archives. 75 people attended.

 

 

Waulking in the sea: finishing Shetland’s annual vadmal payment - Carol Christiansen

The 2nd St Magnus Conference was a multi-disciplinary international conference that took place on the Shetland Islands in April 2014 entitled 'The Northern Isles and the Sea'.

 

 

Island identities and the centrality of the peripheral - Charlotta Hillerdal

The 2nd St Magnus Conference was a multi-disciplinary international conference that took place on the Shetland Islands in April 2014 entitled 'The Northern Isles and the Sea'

 

 

 

The supernatural seascapes of Orkney and Shetland - Erin Farley

The 2nd St Magnus Conference was a multi-disciplinary international conference that took place on the Shetland Islands in April 2014 entitled 'The Northern Isles and the Sea'

 

 

 

 

In Aboot da Night wi da Erasmusons: One Family’s Beliefs and Lore - Jenny Murray

The 2nd St Magnus Conference was a multi-disciplinary international conference in Shetland in April 2014 entitled 'The Northern Isles and the Sea'