Walter Scott Waverley Illustration (Pettie Huth)

Saturday 22 March 2014

University of Dundee, Baxter 1.36, Tower Building, Dundee DD1 4HN

The Centre for Scottish Culture proudly presents a one-day symposium in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Sir Walter Scott’s debut novel, Waverley.

We have brought together prominent speakers in a range of disciplines, such as Literature, Scottish History, the History of the Book, Art History, and Politics.

The event is FREE, but you need to book via Eventbrite.

Full Programme

9.00-9.30 Welcome: Prof. Graeme Morton, The Centre for Scottish Culture
Chair: Dr Daniel Cook
9.30-10.00 Session 1: Dr. David Robb (Dundee)
10.00-10.30 Session 2: Dr. Jim Stewart (Dundee)
10.30-11.00 Session 3: Prof. Graeme Morton (Dundee)
11.00-11.30 Break
Chair: Prof Graeme Morton
11.30-12.00 Session 4: Prof. David Finkelstein (Dundee)
12.00-12.30 Session 5: Prof. Alison Lumsden (Aberdeen)
12.30-13.00 Session 6: Prof. Murdo Macdonald (Dundee)
13.00-14.00 Lunch
Chair: Dr Annie Tindley
14.00-14.30 Session 7: Dr. Eleanor Harris (Stirling)
14.30-15.00 Session 8: Dr. Tom Mole (Edinburgh)
15.00-15.30 Session 9: Prof. Chris Whatley (Dundee)
15.30-16.00 Break
Chair: Dr Daniel Cook
16.00-16.30 Session 10: Dr. Jodi-Anne George (Dundee)
16.30-17.00 Session 11: Prof. Murray Pittock (Glasgow)
17.00-17.30 Session 12: JOOT presents Macduff's Cross
17.30 Close


You can also download the programme for further information, or contact Dr Daniel Cook,