Kilted Kulture Conference for Year of Stories 2022

March Speakers

 

Kilted Kulture Year of Stories 2022

The Kilted Kulture Virtual Conference for March will take place on Saturday 19th March 2022 from 2pm GMT 

 

The Topic of this event is Emigration & Immigration

Speakers & Topics:
 
Dr Marjory Harper - Voices from the Scottish Diaspora: Highland Emigration to Canada in the 20th Century

Dr Keir Strickland - Excavating the Clearances
Jessica Evershed -
The Highlands & Islands Emigration Scheme Database - National Records of Scotland
Christine Woodcock - Highland Scots in Atlantic Canada

 

Marjory Harper

Dr Marjory Harper - Voices from the Scottish Diaspora: Highland Emigration to Canada in the 20th Century

Marjory Harper is a Professor of History at the University of Aberdeen and a senior researcher at the Centre for History, University of the Highlands and Islands. Her main research interests are in Scottish emigration.

She has published 12 monographs and edited collections, and over 100 articles.

Two of her books have won international prizes, including the University of Guelph’s Frank Watson Prize. Her most recent book, based on oral testimony from around 100 interviewees, is about to be published as an audio book.

Dr Keir Strickland - Excavating the Clearances

Dr Keir Strickland is currently a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at La Trobe University in Melbourne, having previously worked at the University of the Highlands and Islands in northern Scotland. His research interests include the archaeologies of the Highland Clearances.

Keir Strickland
Jessica  Evershed

Jessica Evershed - The Highlands & Islands Emigration Scheme Database - National Records of Scotland

 

Jessica Evershed is an archivist within the Outreach and Learning Department at the National Records of Scotland (NRS). This role involves the promotion of NRS archives and the creation of online resources and articles. Jessica is also co-tutor of University of Edinburgh’s College of Open Learning short course Scottish Handwriting 1500-1700.

Christine Woodcock - Highland Scots in Atlantic Canada

Christine Woodcock is a genealogy educator who enjoys sharing knowledge and opportunities with others to assist them in their quest to find their Scottish ancestors and to preserve their family legacy. Being a Scottish Emigrant, she is fascinated by the stories of others who left their Scottish homeland for opportunities in other lands. Her interest is in helping their descendants understand more about their Scottish ancestors and the lives they lived.

Christine Woodcock

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!

Each of these events will takes place at 2pm GMT/9am Eastern Time & will run for about 3 hours. 

 

The cost of each event is £10 GBP* or $17 CAD*

*Booking is made via Christine Woodcocks website at the below link so currency coversion rates may differ

Attendees can register for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 events.

 

Register for all 4 events & receive an additional FREE conference 'Pulling Your Family Story Together'  which will take place on the 15th October.   Details of this free event will be sent to registrants by email. 

Book now so as not to miss out

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