Scotland’s Coastal Romanticisms

5 February 2022: Co-hosted with IASH, this one-day workshop seeks to expand our understanding of the coastal beyond aesthetic categories. It is funded under the European Commission’s Marie Curie Actions (Grant Agreement No. 890850), by IASH and SWINC.

This free in-person event will take place at the University of Edinburgh. For full information and registration please see the event page here. For further questions, please contact the organiser Dr Anna Pilz via

[UPDATE 11 March 2022: The conversation between Dr Anna Pilz and Christina Riley at this event was recorded and can be listened to here].

Confirmed speakers:

  • Prof Claire Connolly, University College Cork 
  • Dr Christopher Donaldson, Lancaster University
  • Dr Katie Garner, University of St Andrews 
  • Prof Nigel Leask, University of Glasgow
  • Dr Gerard Lee McKeever, University of Stirling 
  • Prof Susan Oliver, University of Essex 
  • Dr Anna Pilz, University of Edinburgh
  • Christina Riley, artist 
James Barret, A View of Stornoway, 1798. Oil on Canvas. National Galleries Scotland.