Thursday, 19 February 2015

Glasgow to host heraldry conference in 2016

News concerning a heraldry conference coming to Glasgow in 2016:

The 32nd International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from Wednesday 10 August until Saturday 13 August 2016.

Organised under the auspices of the Academie Internationale de Genealogie and the Academie Internationale d'Héraldique, this is a biennial event, dedicated to topics of heraldic and genealogical interest, and bringing together scholars and other interested persons from around the world.

Recent Congresses have been held in St Andrews (2006), Quebec (2008), Stuttgart (2010), Maastricht (2012) and Oslo (2014). The Oslo Congress programme is still available online, and gives a flavour of the event (

Register your interest for Glasgow 2016 at - more programme details will emerge, and there will be a call for papers on the theme of "Origins and Evolution".

For the first time, students of Genealogy and Heraldry will be encouraged to offer Poster Presentations.

(With thanks to Bruce Durie)


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