55th Conference 2012

Saturday 7 January

Introduction and Opening Remarks Chair, Dr Jenny Wormald

Panel 1: The Wode Project

Jane Dawson: ‘Singing the Reformation exhibition and implications’

Tim Duguid: ‘Thomas Wode’

Panel 2: Today’s academic problems: grants, institutions, gloom

Steve Boardman (University of Edinburgh), Piers Dixon (RCAHMS)

Sunday 8 January

Panel 3: Post-Graduate Research Session: ‘The Edges of Medieval Scottish History’ Chair: Professor Roger A. Mason

Beth Tapscott, Bess Rhodes, Gary Stratton (University of St Andrews)

Panel 4: The Paradox of Medieval Scotland (1093-1286) and The Breaking of Britain (1216-1314)

Dauvit Broun, Amanda Beam, John Reuben Davies (University of Glasgow), Matthew Hammond

Lunch; Guest Speaker: Fiona Hyslop, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs

Panel 5: The Stirling Heads

Peter Yeoman: ‘Recreating Magnificence: James V’s Renaissance Palace at Stirling Castle’

Sally Rush: ‘The Stirling Heads and the visualisation of legitimate rule’