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Connecting Memories Keynote Lecture - Professor Sir Tom Devine, ‘Forgetting...

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We are delighted to invite you to the sixth Connecting Memories keynote lecture.

It is an honour to announce that Professor Emeritus Sir Tom Devine (University of Edinburgh) will be presenting a paper entitled ‘Forgetting and Remembering: Black Slavery and the History of Scotland’.

The lecture will take place in the Project Room (1.06), 50 George Square, Edinburgh, on Friday, 10th May 2019 at 5pm. The talk will be followed by a Q&A and a wine reception.

We are grateful to the University of Edinburgh's School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
for their generous support with this event.

The event is free of charge though we ask you to please book your place in advance to ensure room capacity and help us manage catering arrangements.

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Professor Emeritus Sir Tom Devine

University of Edinburgh

Kt, OBE, BA, PhD, DLitt, HonD Univ (Strathclyde, 2006), Hon DLitt (Queen's, Belfast, 2001), Hon DLitt (Abertay, Dundee, 2001), FRHistS, FSAScot, FRSE, Hon MRIA, FBA

Across 32 books and around 100 academic articles Professor Sir Tom Devine’s research has covered innumerable aspects of the history of Scotland since c.1600 and its global connections and impact.

He is the only historian knighted for 'services to the study of Scottish history' and the only UK historian elected to all three national academies within the British Isles.

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