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The Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies Centenary Lecture Series: The People's Chair in Scottish History and Literature

University of Glasgow

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Professor Edward J. Cowan - 'The People's Chair of Scottish History' - 29 November 2012, 6pm Free  
An t-Oll. Dòmhnall Meek, ‘An saoghal a’ dol do Ghlaschu, agus an saoghal a’ teicheadh às’: Goireasan-Siubhail Ghlaschu tro Shùilean nan Gàidheal’ - 10 January 2013, 6pm
Professor Donald Meek: 'The World Converging on Glasgow, and the World Escaping from it'; Glasgow's modes of transport through the eyes of the Gaels'
Free  
Dr Steven Reid, 'Everyday Life in Reformation Glasgow' - 28 February 2013, 6pm Free  
Professor Alan Riach, 'Glasgow Poets and Modern Scotland' - 28 March 2013, 6pm Free  
Professor Douglas Gifford, 'John Buchan and Glasgow' - 25 April 2013, 6pm Free  
Dr Sheila Kidd, ‘Glasgow and the nineteenth-century Gaelic periodical press’ - 16 May 2013, 6pm Free  
Professor Stephen Driscoll, 'Glasgow’s Buried Legacy: 1500 years of growth, development and regeneration' - 27 June 2013, 6pm Free  
Professor Dauvit Broun, 'Glasgow's Medieval Origins' - 22 August 2013, 6pm Free  
Professor Gerry Carruthers, 'Robert Burns & the Rise of Scottish Studies in Glasgow' - 26 September 2013, 6pm Free  
Dr Irene Maver, 'Lord Provosts, Local Leadership and Glasgow's Changing History since the Nineteenth Century'. - 24 October 2013, 6pm Free  

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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.
 

LECTURE PROGRAMME

  • 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 daoevents@glasgow.ac.uk.

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