International Robert Burns Conference 2014 Glasgow

8446_Burns Conference Rotator_b25 January 2014, 9 a.m.

Mitchell Library

Centre for Robert Burns Studies Conference

The 2014 conference is based on the theme of ‘Homecoming’, and offers a diverse range of papers. An array of high profile speakers will look at Robert Burns and eighteenthcentury Gaelic poetry, Burns and James Hogg, the Burns forger, ‘Antique Smith’ and Burns and the Commonwealth. Jerry Brannigan will deliver the annual ‘Burns Scotland’ lecture on the possibility of a newly discovered Nasmyth portrait. To mark the next phase of the new Oxford University Press edition of Burns, Murray Pittock (University of Glasgow) will reveal some of the recent work undertaken on the Scots Musical Museum. There will also be a chance to see the Mitchell’s recent acquisition of the ‘Nanie’ song-manuscript. The annual Burns conference is not to be missed!​

Speakers include:
Gerry Carruthers (University of Glasgow)
Ronnie Black (University of Edinburgh)
Alex Deans (University of Glasgow)
Richard Finlay (University of Strathclyde)
Katherine Campbell & Emily Lyle
(University of Edinburgh)


Ticket prices: half day £15, full day £25, full day plus concert ticket £45
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Mitchell Library 201 North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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