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‘Robert Burns, Glasgow, Song’

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On 24 January, 2017, the Centre welcomed Dr. Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow) to discuss ‘Robert Burns, Glasgow, Song’. In this seminar, he described the historic context of several of Robert Burns’s poems and songs and how each related to the poet’s connections in Glasgow. Gerard was joined by Alison and Fiona McNeil of the band… Continue reading

‘Manufacturing Robert Burns, 1859-1896: George Square to Irvine Moor’

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On January 27, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies and the Centre for Robert Burns Studies welcomed Professor Chris Whatley (University of Dundee) to discuss ‘Manufacturing Robert Burns, 1859-1896: George Square to Irvine Moor’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. After Robert Burns’s death in 1796, he was celebrated and… Continue reading

Centenary Lecture Series: ‘Robert Burns & The Rise of Scottish Studies’

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On 26th September 2013, the Centre was delighted to welcome Professor Gerard Carruthers who continued the Centenary Lecture Series, celebrating 100 years of the People’s Chair for Scottish History and Literature at the University of Glasgow. Prof. Carruthers discussed ‘Robert Burns & The Rise of Scottish Studies’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the… Continue reading