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University of the Highlands and Islands Annual Lecture 2017

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KW15 1QN

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University of the Highlands and Islands Annual Lecture 2017 - A conversation with Professor Emerita Kristin Linklater and Magnus Linklater

Thursday 28 September, Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall

Award-winning journalist John Ross Scott will interview the eminent Orcadian siblings, Professor Emerita Kristin Linklater and Magnus Linklater. Born in Orkney to the writer Eric Linklater and his wife Marjorie MacIntyre, Kristin and Magnus have enjoyed successful careers in their respective professions.

Kristin is a renowned voice production teacher who has pursued a successful academic and theatrical career in the United States and Europe for more than fifty years. She is one of the most recognised names in the field of voice production and Shakespeare training for actors, having published two leading textbooks which have sold over 150,000 copies and been translated into six languages.

Magnus Linklater CBE has held a number of senior editorships on newspapers in London and Scotland, including the Evening Standard, Sunday Times, Observer and London Daily News. He has been Editor of The Scotsman, columnist and Scotland Editor of The Times and has authored several books on current affairs and Scottish history. Magnus was awarded a CBE for services to the arts and media in Scotland in 2013.

Kristin and Magnus will receive Honorary Fellowships from the University of the Highlands and Islands at the Orkney College UHI graduation ceremony on Friday 29 September.

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  • Welcome from Dr Bill Ross, Principal, Orkney College UHI
  • A conversation with Magnus Linklater CBE and Professor Emerita Kristin Linklater hosted by John Ross Scott
  • Audience questions
  • Vote of thanks by Professor Crichton Lang, Deputy Principal and Head of School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences, University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Reception


  • Magnus Linklater CBE

    Magnus Linklater CBE

  • Professor Emerita Kristin Linklater

    Professor Emerita Kristin Linklater

  • JRS John Ross Scott

    John Ross Scott


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