Identity, independence and interdependence
Join the School of History, Classics and Archaeology for this one-day workshop taking place on Monday 26 May 2014 exploring ‘Identity, Independence and Interdependence’.
On 18 September 2014, Scots will vote on whether to remain part of the UK or become an independent country. In the run up to the referendum, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is hosting a workshop on identity, independence and interdependence in historical perspective.
Drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches and evidence from a variety of places and periods (from the prehistoric to the modern), this one-day meeting will examine the relationship between a community’s sense of identity and its political independence.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr Michael Brown, History, University of St Andrews
- Professor Ewen Cameron, History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
- Dr Alison Cathcart, History, University of Strathclyde
- Prof Richard Hingley, Archaeology, Durham University
- Dr Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
The workshop will run from 9.55 - 17.00 on Monday, 26 May 2014 in the Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre, doorway 1, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG.
The deadline for registration is Thursday, 15 May.
Please register online via the University's online booking system.
For further information, please contact Dr Matthew Dziennik.
- School of History, Classics and Archaeology
- University of Edinburgh
- Email: Matthew.Dziennik@ed.ac.uk
Rm 00M.02, William Robertson Wing
Old Medical School
- Post Code
- EH8 9AG