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‘On our terms: “Celtic” and “Celts”‘

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On December 1, 2015, the Centre welcomed Prof Thomas Owen Clancy (Glasgow) to discuss ‘On our terms: “Celtic” and “Celts”‘ for the 10th Annual Angus Matheson Memorial Lecture. The Annual Angus Matheson Memorial Lecture began in 2006 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Chair of Celtic in the University of Glasgow. Prof Angus… Continue reading

‘How British is Scotland? Archaeological Origins of Scotland’

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On 29 April 2014, the Centre welcomed Prof Stephen Driscoll (Director of the Centre) and Dr Ewan Campbell to discuss ‘How British is Scotland? Archaeological Origins of Scotland’. This continued the ongoing ‘How British is Scotland?’ series and follows Prof Bill Sweeney’s lecture. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Prof Driscoll began this… Continue reading

‘Language and Religion in Ireland 1800-1870’

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On 26 November 2013, the Centre was pleased to welcome Dr Aidan Doyle (University College Cork) who discussed ‘Language and Religion in Ireland 1800-1870′. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. The traditional view of this period maintains the Irish language was in sharp decline between 1800-1870, in an epoch deemed the ‘Great… Continue reading

Centenary Lecture Series: ‘Everyday Life in Reformation Glasgow’

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On 28 February 2013, the Centre, as part of the ongoing series of lectures celebrating the Centenary of Scottish History and Literature at the University of Glasgow, welcomed Dr. Steven Reid who discussed, ‘Everyday Life in Reformation Glasgow’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. The Scottish Reformation has often been presented as a highly enthusiastic,… Continue reading

Vox Populi: ‘What Andrew Melville Really Thought of James VI: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Magistrate in Early Jacobean Scotland’

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On 16 October 2012, the Centre was delighted to welcome the University of Glasgow’s very own Dr Steven Reid, who discussed ‘What Andrew Melville Really Thought of James VI: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Magistrate in Early Jacobean Scotland’. This lecture was part of the on-going ‘Vox Populi’ series and below is this listener’s brief summary… Continue reading