'Scottish and English Radicals'

You are warmly invited 

to attend the 7th in the annual series of Friends of Thomas Muir Symposia


'Scottish and Enlgish Radicals'


Kirkintilloch High School,

Waterside Road,

Kirkintilloch, G66 3PA


12:45 - 4:30 pm, 8 November 2018


In attendance will be

Deputy Provost Gary Pews
Council Leader Cllr Gordan Low 

(East Dunbartonshire)

Afternoon includes talks and music

Principal speakers...

 Professor John Mee

Professor of Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York. Previously he held academic posts at the Australian National University, the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick. He has a special interest in English radicals of the 1790s, contemporaries of Thomas Muir.

Professor Gerard Carruthers

Francis Hutcheson Professor of Literature at the University of Glasgow. He is an authority on the works of Robert Burns and other Scottish poets and novelists of that period. He recently edited a book of Thomas Muir essays, along with Don Martin. 

General Editor, Oxford University Press edition of the Works of Robert Burns.
Principal Investigator, AHRC project: 'Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century: Correspondence & Poetry'
Editor, Scottish Literary Review

Don Martin

A retired librarian and local history specialist. He has a particular interest in the Scottish radicals of the 1790s, and also in the local history of Kirkintilloch. He is at present Coordinating Editor of the Scottish Local History Forum journal, Scottish Local History. 

Kirkintilloch High School pupils
will deliver a short presentation and perform music


Parking available

Please RSVP to FOTM Secretary Don Martin 

email address:   dwmmartindon@live.co.uk

alternatively book via Eventbrite

Friends and guests are very welcome to attend, please let Don have names of those attending.

If you have already confirmed your attendance, no need to RSVP to this invite.

Best wishes
Jimmy Watson
Chair - Friends of Thomas Muir

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First published: 16 October 2017

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