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‘Scottish workers in France, 1815-1870’

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On 10 January, 2017, the Centre welcomed Fabrice Bensimon (Université 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

‘Conflict, Commerce and Communities: British markets and society in France, 1603-1763’.

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On 24 February 2015, the Centre was delighted to welcome Siobhan Talbott to discuss  ‘Conflict, Commerce and Communities: British markets and society in France, 1603-1763’. This continued the ‘Scotland and Europe’ seminar series. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Siobhan’s talk centred on two key elements: 1) To move away from the idea… Continue reading