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

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

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