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The ‘lapsed’ natives

This week’s blog comes from one of our MLitt British Studies students, John Macdonald. John runs a tour company in the Highlands and Islands – … 782 more words

Poetic Politics: A Selection of Contemporary Scottish Political Poetry

Hello, everyone! I’m very excited to finally share a project I’ve been developing for a while. Last year, Sarah Hamlin and I co-organised a conference called… 301 more words

Poetry

‘Scotland to a T’?

This week’s post comes from Magda Szymborska-Bishop, one of the students on our MLitt British Studies course.

A few months ago Dr Christie Margrave discussed in… 1,073 more words

‘A Superstitious Lot’: Belief and Identity in Scottish Fishing Communities

This week’s blog comes from Dr Fiona-Jane Brown, an historian, folklorist, educator and storyteller from Aberdeen. Fiona has a PhD in Ethnology from the University of Aberdeen and runs a tour company – … 813 more words

Ancestral Identity – Where are the British?

This week’s blog comes from our latest MLitt British Studies student, John Macdonald. John runs a tour company in the Highlands and Islands, The Hebridean Explorer… 620 more words

Bricolage and the question of British Identities

This week’s blog comes from Dr Innes Kennedy, one of the Programme Team for the MLitt British Studies at UHI. He’ll be leading the module ‘Philosophy and Britishness: Adam Smith and the virtues of modernity’, which starts at the end of January 2016. 1,628 more words

‘It’s only a fitba match after all’. A short commentary on national identity

This week’s post comes from Magda Szymborska-Bishop, one of the students on our MLitt British Studies course.

Last month I was fortunate enough to attend a football game at Hampden Park where Scotland played Poland in the qualifying campaign for the 2016 European Championship. 964 more words