WWI Centenary Conference, Portree, Isle of Skye

WWI Centenary Conference Aros Viewfield Road Portree, Isle of Skye Friday 15 May 2015 10am – 4.30 pm Tickets £15 (includes lunch) Tickets from Aros, Portree, Tel. 01478 613750 For more information on the programme, contact Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre Tel. 01478 614078 skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com Conference Programme Chair: Dr Neil MacGillivray 10:00-10:30 Registration and tea/coffee Professor Ewen Cameron The Highlands and Islands on the Eve of War Richard Galley Bedford’s Highlanders, 1914-15 12:00-13:00 Lunch Alan Cumming The Women who went to War: The Scottish Women’s Hospitals Kingussie Camanachd Club Kingussie and Skye: Shinty Rivals – War Comrades 14:20-14:50 Tea/coffee Professor Marjory Harper Symbolism and Substance: The Highlands, World War I and Emigration Graham Ross & Murdo Beaton Memorials: Remembering our Fallen