In 2023 we are looking forward to hosting Fiona Edmonds who is Professor in Regional History at Lancaster University. Her book Gaelic Influence in the Northumbrian Kingdom: the Golden Age and the Viking Age won the Frank Watson Prize 2021. Her lecture is entitled ‘‘‘Northumbrian institutions’’ reconsidered: three upland communities in medieval Britain’. She will consider the textual record, place-names and archaeological evidence to ask how far we may talk of similarities; and if common features existed, why that was that the case.
We are excited to welcome BALH members and the public to this fascinating talk which will be of interest to all of us working on the medieval period, upland local histories and comparative studies.
For more information and to register, please visit: https://www.balh.org.uk/dymond2023