Progressed our fascination with seers, prophets, rituals, drugs and sacred sites from 14-16 June 2013. Held at the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen.
Participants from several academic disciplines including history, folklore, anthropology, divinity and sociology discussed this fascination (especially during turbulent times).
Speaker: Michael Hunter is Emeritus Professor of History at Birkbeck College, University of London
Hosted by: Elphinstone Institute, Kings College, University of Aberdeen
Further conference details
Photo: The Brahan Seer by woodcarver Allister Brebner in the grounds of Strathpeffer Spa Pavilion photo by Mary Simpson, Simpson Visuals
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