Conference Watch: dayschool on transhumance

Hello there! Just popping in to flag up a forthcoming dayschool that has been brought to my attention, which may well be of interest to Farming Unearthed readers:

Animals on the Move: Transhumance in Early England

Saturday 1st February 2014 – at the Department of Continuing Education, Rewley House, Oxford

The official page is here.

The day includes four presentations on the movement of livestock in Anglo-Saxon/medieval England, covering topics as diverse as ecology, identity, animal-management, and Cornwall. A discussion session is set to conclude the day.

It all sounds pretty fascinating and, although not a regular attendee, I hear good things about these courses at Rewley House. I can certainly vouch for the venue and catering, having held Ploughing Ahead there in March. About which, more to come…

 

MJM.

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