Robert Burns and The Scottish Economy Proud, as we are, in this region of the history of Robert Burns, the fact that he is a global star to this day creates social, cultural and economic opportunities for the south west and furth of Scotland. Professor Murray Pittock is an international expert in this field. A […]
Proud, as we are, in this region of the history of Robert Burns, the fact that he is a global star to this day creates social, cultural and economic opportunities for the south west and furth of Scotland.
Professor Murray Pittock is an international expert in this field. A leading Scottish cultural historian, Bradley Professor and Pro Vice –Principal at Glasgow University he also acts as Honorary Adviser in Scottish History to the National Trust for Scotland. He has been invited to speak or held visiting appointments at UCBerkeley, Columbia, Harvard, New York University, Stanford, Yale and many other leading universities. His recent books include The Scots Musical Museum (Volumes II and III) and The Reception of Robert Burns in Europe (2014). His research projects include Robert Burns and the Scottish Economy funded by the Scottish Government.
Doors open at 7pm with the lecture beginning at 7:30pm prompt. A two-course supper, followed by coffee, will be served after the question and answer sessions close at 9:00pm. Red or white wine will be available for purchase by the glass from Easterbrook Hall. Please note that supper must be pre-booked at least one week in advance of the event. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than one week before the event.
To book your place, or to be included in the mailing list for future events, please contact the Foundation:
Tel: 01387 702048
Please note that no tickets will be issued for the Conversations, you will receive confirmation of your place(s) with a booking reference number via email (by telephone if you do not have access to email).
If you prefer a pre-event meal this may be booked through Neuro’s Restaurant on 01387 702500. Please quote “Crichton Conversations” when booking.
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