Romantic Antiquarianism

Romantic Antiquarianism: A Conference Celebrating Scott’s The Antiquary

Saturday 26 November 2016, 09.30–15.30

The Georgian Group, 6 Fitzroy Square, London

Co-organised by Fiona Robertson (Durham) and Peter Lindfield (Stirling)


This one-day conference in the heart of London celebrates the bicentenary of the publication of Sir Walter Scott’s novel, The Antiquary, by looking at the multi-faceted nature of antiquarianism in Georgian Britain. Leading scholars from across the UK gather to present new and engaging material on the topic.

Registration — at the time of writing only 10 places remain — (£30) includes teas/coffees and lunch in one of Robert Adam’s town houses.

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