History Talks Live
Join the Centre for History UHI for a series of live online talks every month during 2020 and into 2021. Expert speakers offer their insights on a wide range of topics of interest to the historically-minded. You won’t need any special software and members of the public are very welcome to join us!
The talks take place at lunchtime over the summer, moving to 5.30pm during term time.
Wednesday 2 December, 5-30pm - 6.30pm:
'Bereft of all human help?': Scottish widows of the Thirty Years' War (Dr Kathrin Zickermann)
- Lord Loudoun and the transatlantic impact of military strategy and imperial policymaking, c.1745-1757 (Dr Nicola Martin)
- Ossianic History: James Macpherson (1736-1796), history writing, the Enlightenment and empire (Dr Jim MacPherson)
- Rainbows in the windows: collecting oral testimonies from parents with young families in Britain during the COVID-19 pandemic (Dr Alison Chand)
- Sugar, Slave-owning and the Scottish Highlands before 1707 (Professor David Worthington) in association with The Edge.
- Spaces of Assertion: informal land occupations in the Scottish Highlands after 1914 (Dr Iain Robertson)
- Hunger, Protest, Riot: three months in north and north-east Scotland (Professor Jim Hunter)
- Raising Royal Scottish Babes: baptism rites, gossibs and godparents in late medieval and early modern Scotland (Dr Lucy Dean)
- Sutherland and the Scottish Wars of Independence, 1296-1357 (Dr Iain MacInnes)