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V.E. Day 2020

Seventy-five years ago this Friday the Second World War ended in Europe. Although the Empire of Japan fought on until August… More

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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

Virtual Europe in Scotland

Dr. Hamish Thompson April 30, 2020

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

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

A History of Pandemics in Scotland

Cameron McKay March 31, 2020

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

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