'Scottish and English Radicals'
Issued: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:22:00 BST
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,
Kirkintilloch, G66 3PA
12:45 - 4:30 pm, 8 November 2018
In attendance will be
Deputy Provost Gary Pews
Council Leader Cllr Gordan Low
Afternoon includes talks and music
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
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
Please RSVP to FOTM Secretary Don Martin
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Chair - Friends of Thomas Muir
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