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Highland Folk Museum Annual Seminar

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Highland Folk Museum

Kingussie Rd

Newtonmore

PH20 1AY

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The Highland Folk Museum is hosting its third annual one-day seminar in honour of our inspirational and pioneering founder Dr Isabel F Grant (1887-1983).

Our speakers will look at many pioneering women from the early 1900s including the suffragette movement, the influence of forward looking women in the development of the Mod and early women photographers. Join us for an informative and enjoyable day. Earlybird prices are available until 18th August so don't delay - book today!

Unchartered Places: Pioneering Women of Early 20th Century Scotland

Wednesday 25th October 2017

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9.30 Registration and Coffee

10.00 Welcome and Opening Address

10.10 Susan Kruse– Suffrage in Badenoch and Strathspey

10.45 Melissa Davis – Bluestocking on the Western Front: Christina Keith

(1889-1963) – Traveller, Scholar and Author

11.20 Coffee Break

11.40 Helen Pickles/Rachel Thomas – From creel to ciosan – documenting and conserving the baskets from the I F Grant Collection

12.15 Susan Bennett – Towards a social service

12. 50–2.00 Lunch/View Stores

Afternoon session chaired by Dr Margaret Mackay

2.00 Dr Pricilla Scott – Suas leis a’Ghidhlig!: The influence of innovative and forward looking-women in the development of the Mod in the early years of the twentieth century

2.35 Jenny Brownrigg – Early women photographers documenting Highland and Islands of Scotland: MEM Donaldson

3.10 Tea Break

3.30 Dr Margaret Bennett – Early women collectors

4.15 Summing up

4.30 Close

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