“Injustice Done” Conference Programme

“Injustice Done”

Scottish Witchcraft, Folk Belief and the Renfrewshire Witch Hunt of 1697

Paisley Abbey, Panel Room 9th June 2012 9am – 12.30pm

09:00 – 09:15   Arrival

09:15                Welcome

09:20                Professor Edward Cowan Folk Belief and the Witch-Hunt in Southwest Scotland

10:00                Tea/ Coffee

10:20                 Dr Lizanne Henderson The Eclipse of the Scottish Witch-Hunt

11:00                 Professor Hugh V. McLachlan Christian Shaw, children and the witchcraft scares in Renfrewshire and Salem in the 1690s

11:40                 Mr Stephen Clancy What happened to Christian Shaw?  Recent research into the Shaw and McGilchrist families

12:10                 Questions

12:25                 Closing Remarks

13:00                 Act One of re-enactment leaves YMCA Offices, High Street for Cenotaph.

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