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Woodrow Wilson's famous US speech makes a mockery of Donald Trump – Dr Matthew Ward in The Conversation

"We have reached the centenary of US President Woodrow Wilson’s speech to Congress on January 8, 1918, outlining his Fourteen Points for brokering a lasting peace in Europe after World War I. It was the famous roar of idealism from across the Atlantic that would be whittled back in the name of self-interest by the victorious allies at Versailles the following year. "The speech would go on to shape many features of Americ...

Ghosts of Christmas past: magic lantern set to dazzle Dundee

A rare and authentic triple-lensed magic lantern will be used for a spectacular Christmas show at the University of Dundee this week. Dr Jeremy Brooker, magic lantern performer and Chairman of the Magic Lantern Society, will present ‘A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Christmas’ for the Arts & Humanities Research Institute (AHRI) Christmas Lecture. The event will take place from 6pm-7.30pm on Wednesday 13 December, i...

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Writings from Scotland before the Union (Conference)

A one-day conference hosted by the Centre for Scottish Culture, examining the literary culture of Scotland prior to the Act of Union of 1707.

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History Scotland Lecture

The first in a series of lectures on Scotland's history, organised by History Scotland magazine and the University of Dundee, discussing 'Who were the Jacobites and what did they want for Scotland?'

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CANCELLED: AHRI History Seminar featuring Dr George Hamandishe Karekwaivanane

CANCELLED: Dr George Karekwaivanane from the Centre for African Studies at the University of Edinburgh will present this week's AHRI Seminar on the topic of "The struggle over state power in Zambabwe: Law and Politics since 1950".

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