Seminar #3

Our next paper will be Amy Lloyd of the University of Edinburgh. She will be speaking on ‘English Immigration and Canadian Economic Development, 1905-1913′.

Please join us on 25th February at 12pm in 2M.24 to hear all about it.

Diaspora Graduate Workshop

The second paper of the Spring 2014 programme will be by Patrick Watt, a University of Edinburgh doctoral candidate, on the subject of Scottishness in Canada, 1878-1920.

It will take place in Room 2M.24 of the William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4 of the Old Medical Quad, Teviot Place. Please come along – all are welcome.

Scottish Diaspora Graduate Workshop – Spring 2014

Spring Semester 2014 Programme

All seminars take place on Tuesday at 12pm in Room 2M.24 of the William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School Quad, Teviot Place, University of Edinburgh.


28th January 2014 – Matthew Dziennik (University of Edinburgh)

‘The Scottish military diaspora and the making of British imperialism, c.1740-1840’

11th February 2014 – Patrick Watt (University of Edinburgh)

‘Alba gu Brath: Military Scottishness in Canada, 1878-1920’

25th February 2014 – Amy Lloyd (University of Edinburgh)

‘English Immigration and Canadian Economic Development, 1905-1913’

11th March 2014 – Michael Heaney (Donegal County Council)

‘The Donegal Diaspora Project’

25th March 2014 – Dawn Sherratt-Bado (University of Edinburgh)

‘”Black” Magic and Uncommon Realities: Folk Medicine and Religion in Afro-Caribbean Literature’