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
Scotland is delighted to be offering three online courses in Scotland as a part of Virtual Europe including a Scottish History and Museum Studies Program.
Hear Dr Joan Haig, Dr Cameron McKay and Dr Hamish Thompson talk about their courses. We very much… More
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
Although Covid-19 has had a detrimental impact on all our lives, it is important to remember that it is just one of the many pandemics that has occurred in the history of Scotland. For millennia disease has threatened humankind, but this same danger has… More
I write this blog as both a farewell and a virtual hello to our students who have departed back to the US over the last two weeks. The state of affairs in Scotland and in the world have changed dramatically and quickly. Nothing is normal and our lives… More