Tuesday, 24 March 2015

University of Strathclyde’s Summer Institute of Genealogical Studies

From the University of Strathclyde's genealogical studies programme (www.strath.ac.uk/genealogy)

University of Strathclyde’s Summer Institute of Genealogical Studies
29 June-3 July 2015

Join us at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow for this first annual event aimed at intermediate to advanced level family history researchers. Choose from a variety of 1-day classes or go in-depth with a 5-day long course. Learn new skills, experience something different and enjoy meeting fellow genealogists.

Classes include:

· Practical Application of Genetic Genealogy (5-day course)
· Scottish Land Records: inheritance, buying/selling and putting a place on the map
· Irish records: beyond the basics
· Eastern European resources: focusing on Poland and Jewish research
· Scottish Highlands and Islands research
· A Genealogical Treasure Hunt: come test your research skills!

Courses will be taught by well-known and respected genealogical lecturers and experts from around the UK.

Registration is ongoing, get in quick before early bird rates end on the 1st of May; University of Strathclyde postgraduate genealogy programme alumni discounts are available.

For more information and to register, see:
www.strath.ac.uk/genealogy/summerinstitute or call 0141 548 2392

COMMENT: I'll be participating as one of the tutors on the Irish records day, should be a good event. Book now, or forever hold your peace...!

(With thanks to Tahitia McCabe)


For details on my latest book Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis, and my other genealogy guide books please visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/p/my-books.html. To commission me for genealogical research, please visit my research site at www.scotlandsgreateststory.co.uk.

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