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‘Patriotic Propaganda during the Rough Wooing: The Complaynt of Scotland (1549)’

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On 28 March, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed Roger Mason (University of St Andrews) to discuss¬†‘Patriotic Propaganda during the Rough Wooing: The Complaynt of Scotland (1549)’ for the Third Annual John Durkan Memorial Lecture. Roger spoke about John Durkan, who he said was particularly encouraging of young scholars, including himself after he… Continue reading

‘Scottish workers in France, 1815-1870’

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On 10 January, 2017, the Centre welcomed Fabrice Bensimon (Universit√© Paris-Sorbonne) to discuss ‘Scottish workers in France, 1815-1870’. In his lecture he focused on the experiences of the approximately 1,000 – 1,500 linen workers from Dundee that emigrated to France from 1815-1870. He discussed the practicalities of migrating to these areas to work in linen… Continue reading