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The Alcuin Lecture 2015 - Friday 5 June

last modified Jun 08, 2015 05:18 PM
'Our infinite Scotland small?' Choosing worlds to join.

The 2015 Alcuin Lecture was given by Neal Ascherson, a Scottish historian and journalist who currently writes for the Guardian, on the historical connections between Scotland and Europe, how they can be exploited in the present context, and the importance of re-establishing an active and distinct 'European identity' for Scotland in the next few years. 

Named after Alcuin of York, a teacher, theologian, and poet who advised the Emperor Charlemagne, this annual lecture hosted by the Department of Politics and International Relations is given on a topic concerning the UK and Europe.

The lecture took place on Friday 5 June between 5/6pm, followed by a reception in the atrium of the Alison Richard Building.

A video of the lecture will soon be available to view and download.