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National Museum of Scotland
Tue 26 Oct 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Live Subtitled by Stagetext
Rediscovering Viking-age Scotland with Michael Wood image

Acclaimed historian and broadcaster Michael Wood joins Dr Adrián Maldonado, Glenmorangie Research Fellow, to discuss Adrián’s new book, Crucible of Nations: Viking Age to Medieval Scotland. The book reassesses the museum’s 9 – 12th century collections, uncovering an exciting new vision of Scotland’s diverse and creative past.
Join Adrian and Michael as they take a fresh look at some of the iconic objects on display in the National Museum of Scotland and discuss new research on objects in the museum’s stores. The event includes a live Q&A chaired by writer and broadcaster, Sally Magnusson.?
Michael Wood?is Professor of Public History at the University of Manchester, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Royal Society of Arts and the Society of Antiquaries. For over thirty years, he has brought history alive for viewers and readers in Britain, the US and further afield. He is the author of In Search of the Dark Ages, Domesday, and In Search of England, and well over one hundred documentary films.
Dr Adrián Maldonado is Glenmorangie Research Fellow at National Museums Scotland. He has previously lectured in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow and University of Chester. His research focuses on early medieval Scotland, especially the archaeology of Christianity and burial practice.
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