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‘George Lauder: early modern Scottish poet and soldier’

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On February 16, 2016, the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies welcomed Alasdair MacDonald (Groningen and Glasgow) to discuss ‘George Lauder: early modern Scottish poet and soldier.’ Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Professor Alasdair MacDonald began by stating that George Lauder was an early modern Scottish poet who lived from 1603… Continue reading

‘How British is Scotland? Celtic Perspectives on Multiculturalism’

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On 20 May 2014, the Centre was pleased to welcome Professor Thomas Clancy to discuss  ‘How British is Scotland? Celtic Perspectives on Multiculturalism’. This was the penultimate lecture in the ‘How British is Scotland?’ series, and followed Professor Driscoll and Dr Campbell’s joint-lecture in April. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. It is probably no… Continue reading

‘How British Is Scotland? Anglification and the Arts of Resistance’

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On 4 February 2014, the Centre was pleased to welcome Professor Alan Riach to discuss ‘How British is Scotland? Anglification and the Arts of Resistance’. This was the second-part of the ‘How British is Scotland?’ series which runs throughout the year. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Beginning with a proposition–that a… Continue reading

Centenary Lecture Series: ‘Glasgow Poets and Modern Scotland’

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On 28 March 2013, the Centre, as part of the on-going series of lectures celebrating the Centenary of Scottish History and Literature at the University of Glasgow, welcomed Professor Alan Riach who discussed, ‘Glasgow Poets and Modern Scotland’. Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. The Chair of Scottish History and Literature at the University… Continue reading