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Adventures in Archives: Micky, our PhD student, visits Inveraray …

Late last month on a cold, wet and windy day I had my first visit to Inveraray as part of an Applied Research Collaborative PhD funded by SGSAH. This was, notwithstanding a fleeting visit to Fort William in 2014, my first trip to the west of Scotland. Thankfully the weather had cleared by the time

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BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme on Land Reform

On Monday 12th October, the BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme tackled Scottish land reform, and among many interesting contributions, our director made one or two comments also! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06gqr68

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Land Agents Conference – coming soon!

We are delighted to announce the programme for our one-day conference on ‘The Land agent in the Transnational Context’, Saturday 24th October 2015, 10am-4.30pm at the University of Dundee. Full programme details below. If you would like to attend, we’d be happy to see you – this is a free event, but for catering purposes,

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Centre supported by a Parliamentary motion

The Centre is delighted to have received recognition and support from the Scottish Parliament on the day of its launch, via a motion lodged by Rob Gibson, MSP. We are looking forward to joining the debate on Scotland’s land and heritage issues in this exciting time. Title: Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures Launched Motion Text:

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The Land Agent in transnational context: an interdisciplinary workshop

The Land Agent in transnational context: an interdisciplinary workshop University of Dundee, Dalhousie Building, 2F13 Saturday 24 October, 10am – 4pm  Call for Papers This workshop is being organised by the European Forum for the Study of Country Houses and Landed Estates, led by its partners the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses

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Building links with Mount Stuart, Bute

Dr Annie Tindley of the Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures, with Prof. Graeme Morton, of the Centre for Scottish Culture, had a wonderful and productive visit to Mount Stuart, Bute on Wednesday 22 July. They were visiting to discuss future research projects and placements in the magnificent house, collections and archives and we kindly given

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Grant success!

The Centre is delighted to announce that Dr Alan Macdonald, University of Dundee, in partnership with Dr Julian Goodare at University of Edinburgh, has been awarded a research grant from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, on ‘Agriculture and Teind Reform in Early Modern Scotland.’ Early modern Scotland was a predominantly agricultural society.

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Welcome to the Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures blog.

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