IASH/SWINC Symposium

Date(s) - 06/11/2012
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Symposium: “Warriors and Minstrels”

Dr. Bruce Buchan (Griffith University): “The Savagery of Enlightenment: Ossian’s Warriors and American Sources in Adam Ferguson’s Footnotes”

Dr. Charles Bow (Postdoctoral Fellow, IASH): “The unorthodox benefits of war: violence and modernity in the thought of Samuel Stanhope Smith”

Dr. Sigrid Rieuwerts (Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz): “‘Contributing to the History of my Native Country’: Walter Scott’s (Re)Discovery of the Minstrelsy Tradition in the Scottish Borders”

Dr. Corey Gibson (Postdoctoral Fellow, IASH): “Finding Songs in Our Human Civil War: Hamish Henderson, War Poetry and Army Ballads”

To book a place for the symposium, email iash@ed.ac.uk