51st Conference 2008

Saturday 5th January

Introduction and Opening Remarks: Chair,Professor Hector MacQueen (Scottish Law Commission)

Paper 1: Professor Keith Brown and Dr Gillian MacIntosh (both St Andrews University) The Records of the Parliaments of Scotland

Panel: Professor Chris Given-Wilson (St Andrews University & Parliament Rolls of Medieval England (PROME)); Dr Mark Godfrey (Glasgow University): Dr Alan MacDonald (Dundee University); Dr Chris Robinson (Scottish Language Dictionaries)

Paper 2: Dr Pat Dennison (Edinburgh) Digging for Democracy? Archaeological excavations at the Scottish Parliament Site

Sunday 6th  January

Paper 3: Dr Steve Boardman and Dr Eila Williamson (both Edinburgh University) The Cult of Saintsin Medieval Scotland

Paper 4: Dr Dauvit Broun (Glasgow University) The Paradox of Medieval Scotland

Paper 5:  Dr Alasdair Ross (Stirling University) The Cartularies of Medieval Scotland