Thursday, February 28, 2013

Symposium: Charms and Magic in Medieval and Modern Ireland

Roinn na Sean-Ghaeilge/Department of Early Irish
Magic Moments in Maynooth
A Symposium on Charms and Magic in Medieval and Modern Ireland
Saturday 6 April 2013, 9:30-18:00
Iontas Seminar Room


Bernhard Bauer (Universität Wien)  
'Intra-Celtic loanwords in the lexical field of magic'

Jacqueline Borsje (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
'Irish snake and worm charms as export product'

Michael Doherty (University College Dublin)
'Magico-religious cures of farm animals in Ireland?'

Eoin Grogan (NUI Maynooth)
'Taken to the grave - possessions, mementos or charms?'

Barbara Hillers (Harvard University)
''Joint to joint and sinew to sinew': an international healing charm in medieval Irish literature and modern folklore'

Fergus Kelly (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies)
'Early Irish charms for animals'

Rosari Kingston (Skibbereen, West Cork)
'An examination of the therapeutic role of charms and rituals'

David Stifter (NUI Maynooth)
'Towards an understanding of the Early Irish charms in the Stowe Missal (RIA MS 1238 (D ii 3))'

Ilona Tuomi (University College Cork)
'Magic in a manuscript - reading the Early Irish charms in St. Gall MS 1395'

Go rabh míle maith agat ar Marion Gunn fá dtaobh do seo.

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