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Scotland, America, and the Beautiful Game

Anyone who has spent time in Scotland, be it for a study abroad programme or a vacation, will have been struck by how much… More

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Scotland, America, and the Beautiful Game

Cameron McKay June 10, 2020

Anyone who has spent time in Scotland, be it for a study abroad programme or a vacation, will have been struck by how much we care about football, and when I say football I mean football, or fitba, but never soccer! Due to the Covid-19 outbreak no professional… More

Confronting Scotland’s Racist Past

Cameron McKay June 5, 2020

A key component of Scottish national identity is the belief that we are a tolerant country. Racism is thought to be less common in Scotland than in other parts of Britain, with one 2011 study finding that positive attitudes towards immigrants were amongst… More

Scotland Awards Spring 2020

Cameron McKay May 18, 2020

We were really happy that we had so many entries for the Scotland Awards this semester, especially given all the disruption caused by the Covid-19 outbreak. So thank you everyone who entered the contest, as we really enjoyed seeing what you had been up… More

V.E. Day 2020

Cameron McKay May 7, 2020

Seventy-five years ago this Friday the Second World War ended in Europe. Although the Empire of Japan fought on until August, and only surrendered after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, for many Britons 8th May 1945 marked the real end of the war… More

The 700th Anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

Cameron McKay April 7, 2020

This Monday marks 700 hundred years since the writing of the Declaration of Arbroath, a document that is widely believed to be the most important in Scotland’s history. Debated by historians, and quoted by politicians, the ‘Declaration’ was actually a… More

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