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‘Werner Kissling – A Different Country: The story of the German ethnologist who made the first ever film in Gaelic’

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On 20 October, 2015, the Centre welcomed Mike Russell¬†to discuss ‘Werner Kissling – A Different Country: The story of the German ethnologist who made the first ever film in Gaelic’.¬†Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Werner Kissling was born in Breslau in 1895 to a wealthy Silesian brewing family. He enlisted in… Continue reading