Local heroes? The Kirk and the struggle for hearts and minds in Angus and Perthshire during the Jacobite risings

On Wednesday 11 February at 2.15pm, the latest talk in the Dundee Afternoon Lectures series is an exploration by Prof Chris Whatley into the relationship between the Church of Scotland and the anti-Jacobite cause. Much has been written about the Jacobites in Scotland. There are countless books on the Jacobite risings and battles, and Charles Edward Stuart has become one of Scotland’s best-known romantic heroes, the ‘prince in the heather’. Jacobite songs – some centuries old - are still sung, and induce much sympathy for their subject. Yet the Jacobite cause – as a realistic a...

ARMMS is now Culture & Information

You may have noticed that we are now the department of Culture & Information within the University of Dundee. Culture & Information comprises Archive, Information Governance and Museum Services and the Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS). We are custodians of the Archive and Museum’s cultural collections relating to the University of Dundee, Tayside and beyond, many of which have international significance. But we’re not only cultural custodians. The department is also responsible for the governance of the University’s information and oversees the University's compli...