This conference on the global migrations of the Scottish people is the most ambitious ever organised on the subject and is certain to be an outstanding feature of the 2014 Homecoming celebrations.
Location: The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Date: Friday-Sunday, 4-6 July 2014.
The aim of the conference is to present fascinating 'state of the art' research on the Scottish diaspora in a form geared to a general audience while still maintaining the highest academic standards.
This event is sponsored by the University of Edinburgh, National Museums Scotland, the Scottish Government and the Economic and Social Research Council (UK).
It is one of eight which form the Economic and Social Research Council's (UK) funded seminar series on Scotland's Diasporas in Global and Comparative Perspective 2014 to 2016, organised by the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies.
The organising committee for the conference is: Professor TM Devine, Ms Sarah Duffy (contact details below), Professor AH McCarthy and Dr David Ritchie.
Early booking for this event is strongly recommended as attendance is limited to 200.