Scotland and the Union
by The University of Edinburgh
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In 2007 the University presented a series of high profile public events to mark the tercentenary of the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. Featuring leading scholars and commentators, the lectures marked the three hundredth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England. Audio podcast.
||Prof Tom Devine - Union and Empire: Good for Scotland?||The old adage that England ruled the greatest empire the world has ever seen but the Scots actually ran it has been generally confirmed by recent research and publication. The lecture focused on the question of what the British Empire did for Scotland an||9/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Prof Bill Miller and Dr Tam Dalyell - The Death of Unionism? Nationalism and Devolution since circa 1950||Only in the second half of the twentieth century did Scottish nationalism become a major political force. This lecture focused on that period, examining the development and impact of Nationalism in Scotland and the likely implications for the future of t||9/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Prof Tom Devine - Scotland and the Union 1707-2007||A lively debate to celebrate the launch of the book “Scotland and the Union 1707 - 2007”, edited by Professor Tom Devine. Building on the success of last year's acclaimed lecture series, which commemorated the tercentenary of the Act of Union and attr||9/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Debating the Union of 1707||A lively, provocative and fascinating exploration of the reasons for the Union of 1707 involving the pre-eminent figures in the current historiography of the Union. The Speakers Dr Karin Bowie, University of Glasgow Prof Allan Macinnes, University of Abe||9/7/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
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