The Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies Centenary Lecture Series: The People's Chair in Scottish History and Literature
Glasgow, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies - Ionad Eòlas na h-Alba is na Ceiltis - warmly invites you to a series of lectures celebrating the Centenary of Scottish History and Literature at the University of Glasgow.
Featuring esteemed academic speakers from a variety of disciplines in the University, the series hopes to illuminate the wonderful historic and literary heritage of the city through a variety of perspectives.
- 29 Nov 2012: Professor Edward J. Cowan, 'The People's Chair of Scottish History'
- 10 Jan 2013: An t-Oll. Dòmhnall Meek, ‘An saoghal a’ dol do Ghlaschu, agus an saoghal a’ teicheadh às’: Goireasan-Siubhail Ghlaschu tro Shùilean nan Gàidheal’ ('The World Converging on Glasgow, and the World Escaping from it'; Glasgow's modes of transport through the eyes of the Gaels')
- 28 Feb 2013: Dr Steven Reid, 'Everyday Life in Reformation Glasgow'
- 28 Mar 2013: Professor Alan Riach, 'Glasgow Poets and Modern Scotland'
- 25 Apr 2013: Professor Douglas Gifford, 'John Buchan and Glasgow'
- 16 May 2013: Dr Sheila Kidd, ‘Glasgow and the nineteenth-century Gaelic periodical press’
- 27 June 2013: Professor Stephen Driscoll, 'Glasgow’s Buried Legacy: 1500 years of growth, development and regeneration'
- 22 Aug 2013: Professor Dauvit Broun, 'Glasgow's Medieval Origins'
- 26 Sept 2013: Professor Gerry Carruthers, 'Robert Burns & the Rise of Scottish Studies in Glasgow'
- 24 October 2013: Dr Irene Maver, 'Lord Provosts, Local Leadership and Glasgow's Changing History since the Nineteenth Century'.
The lectures are held at the Mitchell Library and whilst attendance is free, pre-registration is required.
If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact Bicola Barratt-Crane at firstname.lastname@example.org.