Exploring over 200 years of Berneray emigration 30/7/12
Berneray Historical Society is hosting a conference, ‘Exploring over 200 years of
Emigration from Berneray’ on Friday from 9:30am until 4pm in Berneray Community Hall.
Dr Marjory Harper, Professor of History at the University of Aberdeen and Associate
Professor of History at UHI’s Centre for History will make the opening address.
The conference reveals some of the discoveries made in the course of the historical
society’s latest project, A’ tilleadh ar n-eachdraidh dhachaigh (Bringing our history
home) which examines aspects of the story of emigration from Berneray.
The entrance fee of £5 includes refreshments and a light lunch. The event will be
followed by an evening ceilidh dance with Calum Iain MacCorquodale.