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Upcoming Events

November 2013

St Andrew’s Day Event featuring Richard Holloway, Geoff Palmer and Tom Devine'

Date(s): 30 November 2013

Time: 18:00

Cost: free of charge

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'It Wisnae Us'! Scotland's role in black slavery in the 18th Century: Panel discussion and audience Q&A Featuring Richard Holloway, Geoff Palmer and Tom Devine'   Until very recently, the central Scottish role in black slavery in the eighteenth century has been hidden from history. This discussion will present some of the latest thinking on …


Conan Doyle and Joseph Bell: The real Sherlock Holmes

Date(s): 15 November 2013 - 15 November 2013

Time: 11am

Cost: Free of charge

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This talk explores the relationship between the surgeon Joseph Bell and his student Arthur Conan Doyle; and how it was Bell's diagnostic and teaching techniques that led to the creation of Sherlock Holmes. The lecture also deals with the discovery of the Joseph Bell archive, which contains the letter crediting Bell as the inspiration for the charac…


The Remembrance Day Talk: Dr Emily Mayhew, Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, 1914-1918

Date(s): 11 November 2013

Time: 18:00 to 19:30

Cost: Free

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Join us for a special lecture and book signing with author Dr Emily Mayhew. Her new publication (Sep 2013) Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty traces a journey made by a casualty from the battlefield of the Western Front to a hospital in Britain. It is a story told through the testimony of those who cared for him – stretcher bearers and medical of…


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