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Special Collection: Lindsay-Fischer Lecture

8th June 2017 | Categories: Publications, Up and coming events

The Lindsay-Fischer lectureship was founded in 1980 in honour of Ian Gordon Lindsay (1906-66) and his friend Gerhard Fischer (1890-1977), both for their work on the historic architecture of Scotland and Norway respectively and for their achievement in promoting cordial relations between Scottish and Norwegian Scholars.  The lectures are hosted by the Society in Scotland and the Fortidsminneforeningen in Norway (the National Trust of Norway).

This year Professor Margrethe Stang of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology will present the Lindsay-Fischer lecture entitled “Medieval painted wooden vaults in Norwegian parish churches”.

Whether you’re planning to attend the lecture in person (in Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Kirkwall), or to catch the video on our Resources page later, we’ve put together a collection of related materials from our Proceedings and digital books archive to get you in the mood:

Lyons, Andrew W (1900-1) ‘The Painted Ceiling in the Montgomery Aisle of the Old Church at Largs, Ayrshire’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot 35: 109-11.

Graham, A (1942-3) ‘The Painted Ceiling in the Church of St Mary, Grandtully’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot 77: 147-54.

Cruden, Stewart (1953-5) ‘Arbroath Abbey’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot 88: 94-9.

Dunbar, John G (1956-7), ‘Some Cruck-Framed Buildings in the Aberfeldy District of Perthshire’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot 90: 81-92.

Fawcett, Richard (1982) ‘Late Gothic Architecture in Scotland: Considerations on the influence of the Low Countries’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot 112: 477-96.

Fernie, Eric (1986), ‘Early church architecture in Scotland’, Proc Soc Antiq Scot 116: 393-411.

Lewis, John & Ewart, Gordon (1995), Jedburgh Abbey: The Archaeology and Architecture of a Border Abbey. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

If you would like to attend the lecture, please visit the Society’s Events page for more information, and to book your seat.

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