Institute for Northern Studies Online Public Seminars

Our regular public seminars are on hold while we are in lockdown. Welcome to our new online public seminars!

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Eynhallow on a summer evening

Institute for Northern Studies are proud to present a series of online public seminars led by some of our Visiting Staff.  The seminars are open to everyone.

Wednesday 1st July 2020, at 2pm

The third seminar is by Dr Natascha Mehler, Senior Researcher at the German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, Docent at the Department of Prehistory and Historical Archaeology, University of Vienna, and Visiting Reader at INS:

'The Northern Isles of Scotland during the 16th century: archaeological perspectives on proto-global trade connections.'

Join this seminar by clicking this link from 13.45pm on Wednesday 1st July.

 More seminars are being planned.

Our previous seminars have been recorded and are available to watch here

The first seminar was by Caroline Wickham Jones, Visiting Fellow of INS:

'Nowhere else I’d rather be: A personal view of the archaeology of Orkney and why it is special'.

The second seminar was by Dr David Griffiths, Reader and Associate Professor in Archaeology, University of Oxford, snd Visiting Reader of INS:

'Birsay and Skaill: archaeological landscapes of Orkney's West Mainland'.