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Professor Kirsteen McCue: ‘Robert Burns’s Songs for George Thomson’

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Blog Author: Maria Marchidanu Poetry and song framed the online seminar hosted by the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies on the 9th of February 2021. ‘Robert Burns’s Songs for George Thomson’ was presented by Professor Kirsteen McCue and the event welcomed over 130 attendees from numerous international locations. Kirsteen McCue is Professor of Scottish… Continue reading

Professor Tanja Bueltmann: ‘Scotland’s Global Diaspora: A Story of Migration, Identity and Ethnic Association’

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Blog Author: Katharine McCrossan On Tuesday 1st December 2020, the Centre was delighted to welcome Professor Tanja Bueltmann (Chair in International History at the University of Strathclyde), who delivered the seminar ‘Scotland’s Global Diaspora: A Story of Migration, Identity and Ethnic Association’. A historian of diaspora and migration, Professor Bueltmann’s research concerns global outward movement… Continue reading

Thomas Muir of Huntershill On Slavery: A Rediscovered Legal Thesis, by Professor Gerrard Carruthers

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Blog author: Craig Conner On Thursday 26th November 2020, The Centre of Scottish and Celtic studies, in collaboration with the National Library of Scotland held the 3rd Annual Thomas Muir lecture, a series named after and dedicated to the study of the life and works of the late 18th century advocate and democratic political activist… Continue reading

Dr Karen McAulay: Late Summer in the Hebrides: Alexander Campbell’s Song-Collecting for Albyn’s Anthology

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Blog Author: Eleanor Thomson Dr Karen McAulay presented the second seminar in the series, exploring the song-collecting activities of Alexander Campbell (1764–1824). McAulay’s 2013 monograph Our Ancient National Airs: Scottish Song Collecting from the Enlightenment to the Romantic Era is a seminal ethnomusicological study which focuses on song collections with music, rather than words, and… Continue reading

Kevin Gallagher and George Smith: Duntocher, Dumbarton and the 1820 Scottish Rebellion

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Blog Author: Gina Lyle On the 3rd of November 2020, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies had the pleasure of welcoming Kevin Gallagher and George Smith to talk on ‘Duntocher, Dumbarton and the 1820 Rebellion’. Hosted entirely online, the first CSCS seminar of the semester demonstrated the resilience of these researchers and permitted guests… Continue reading

Professor Tom Devine on Unyielding Power: Foundations of Elite Supremacy in Eighteenth Century Scotland

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Blog author: Hannah Pyle On the 31st of October 2019 the centre had the pleasure of welcoming Professor Tom Devine to give the inaugural Thomas Muir lecture on Democracy and Civil Society: ‘Unyielding Power: Foundations of Elite Supremacy in Eighteenth Century Scotland’. Prof Devine is well-known within the realm of Scottish History, having published over… Continue reading

Professor Caroline McCraken-Flesher on Robert Burns and the Cultural Politics of Food

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Blog author: Hannah Pyle On the 24th of October 2019 the centre had the pleasure of welcoming Professor Caroline McCraken-Flesher from the University of Wyoming to talk on ‘Robert Burns and the Cultural Politics of Food’. As the glint of the ever-beautiful autumnal Glasgow sun faded out through the Gloag room windows, Dr Ronnie Young… Continue reading

Complex Identities and Cultural Integration: Alexander Erskein and the 30 Years War, by Dr Kathrin Zickerman

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Blog author: Craig Conner On Tuesday 14th of January, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies gladly welcomed Dr Kathrin Zickerman, lecturer at the University of Highlands and Islands. Dr Zickerman completed her PhD on Early Modern Scottish contact with and settlement in Northwest Germany at St Andrews in 2009, which formed the basis of… Continue reading

Dr David Griffiths – How Scandinavian was the Viking Age in the Northern Isles?

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Author: Katharine McCrossan On Tuesday 17th December the Centre welcomed Dr David Griffiths, who delivered the final seminar of the semester on the question ‘How Scandinavian was the Viking Age in the Northern Isles?’. A Reader and Director of Studies in Archaeology at the University of Oxford, Dr Griffiths’ research interests include Viking-Age and medieval… Continue reading

Dr. Liam Ó hAisibéil, NUI Galway: Onomastic Perspectives in the Creation of Space in Acallam na Senórach

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Blog author: Kathleen Reddy The CSCS seminar on December 10, 2019 was given by Dr. Liam Ó hAisibéil of NUI Galway, specialist in Gaelic onomastics and currently a visiting researcher in the University of Glasgow’s School of Humanities. Dr. Ó hAisibéil’s talk was entitled “Onomastic Perspectives in the Creation of Space in Acallam na Senórach.”… Continue reading