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June Lecture “The Public and Private Worlds of Sir Walter Scott”

28th June 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

The Scott Monument, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

This event will be focusing on the lesser-known aspects of Sir Walter Scott – his life, career and interests, hosted by both the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Chaired by Professor Gerry Carruthers FRSE, this talk will be carried out by two speakers from the societies, Dr Iain Gordon Brown FSA FRSE FSAScot and Kirsty Archer-Thompson FSAScot, who will be discussing:

“Sir Walter Scott and the Scottish Antiquarian Tradition: Mr Oldbuck in Context” by Dr Iain Gordon Brown FSA FRSE FSAScot.

Chewing the Cud of Sweet and Bitter Fancy”: Navigating the Unquiet Mind and Life Philosophy of Walter Scott, by Kirsty Archer-Thompson FSAScot.

Click below to register for this event (all our event times are presented in GMT/UK time):

June 2021 Lecture Registration



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