Centre for Robert Burns Studies Annual Conference, January 2020

Issued: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 16:11:13 GMT

Centre for Robert Burns Studies Annual Conference

Saturday 11th January 2020, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, 9.30am - 5pm.  

Tickets are £20 (including lunch). To book your ticket, please click here

 

Programme:

09:30 – Tea and coffee

09.50 – Welcome

10.00 – ‘I have taken tooth and nail to the Bible’: the Christian Scriptures in the Early Correspondence of Robert Burns, Dr Carol Baraniuk

10.30 – ‘For the Honour of Caledonia’: Burns’s Songs for George Thomson, Prof. Kirsteen McCue

11.00 – Tea and coffee

11.15 – Online Research Resources of the Centre for Robert Burns Studies, Dr Rhona Brown, Prof. Gerry Carruthers and Dr Ronnie Young

11.45 – The Burns Scotland Lecture: ‘Thy rural loves are Nature’s sel’: Burns and the Countryside, Chris Waddell

12.15 – Lunch

13.15 – Musical performance: Robyn Stapleton

13.45 –  'Dear Guest and Ghost: Burns and his Works in he Burns Supper', Dr Clark McGinn

14.30 – Tea and Coffee

14.45 – 'Robert Burns and the Scottish Economy: A New Model of Wealth, Worth and Potential', Prof Murray Pittock, followed by the Official Launch of Robert Burns and the Scottish Economy

 

 


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