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.