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Willie Wastle by Robert Burns spoken by Dr Colin Brough

Dr. Colin Brough showcases his Scots language prowess in a special reading of Burns' "Willie Wastle" to help Moray House School of Education and Sport celebrate the legendary poet…

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Witches in Word, not Deed - a series of 3 talks at University of Edinburgh library

This University of Edinburgh event was held on 24 November 2023 and focused on improving the representation of inspiring women online and celebrating the Central Library of Edinburgh's…

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Map of Accused Witches in Scotland internship - Summer 2023 Summary

3rd year Computer Science student at University of Edinburgh, Ruby Imrie, has been employed as the third of our Witchfinder General Data Visualisation interns since Emma Carroll first occupied the…

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'The Cultural Heritage Code in Romania: Concept and Evolution', Adrian Crăciunescu, 5 May 2023

During 2008, within the context of the adoption in France and Italy of new legislation as Heritage Codes, the question of restructuring the heritage legislation in such a code arose also in Romania.…

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'Digging the past, saving the stone: The Sissi Archaeological Project and its Preservation Programme', Jan Driessen and Thérèse Claeys, 22 March 2023

Since 2007, a team of the UCLouvain under the auspices of the Belgian School at Athens has been working at Sissi, a Bronze Age or Minoan site on the island of Crete. Apart from a cemetery and an…

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'Tourism and Historic Centres: How to Regulate and Plan Tourism to Safeguard the Heritage Values of Historic Sites', Maria Garcia Hernandez, 29 March 2023

Historic urban centres have important heritage values that justify their inclusion in various legal protection systems. Urban planning instruments allow the preservation of formal aspects (buildings,…

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'Complexity and Coherence in Architectural Conservation', Cristina Gonzalez-Longo, 26 April 2023

After the very substantial advances of the last century, architectural conservation is going through a period of palpable regression. Theories and principles of good practice, agreed by the…

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'Urban UNESCO World Heritage: Authenticities and Potentialities', James White, 24 May 2023

Urban UNESCO World Heritage sites are living places, where heritage not only acts as a formal backdrop, but must play an active and useful role in the everyday life of local people. Running the risk…

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'The coming past: building with heritage', Luc Verpoest, 17 May 2023

The coming past: building with heritage

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'Contrasting approaches to conserving visual history and identity in London and Edinburgh', Robert Tavernor, 10 May 2023

Historic views have played a significant role in London and Edinburgh’s separate and distinctive evolving city identities. This lecture will consider how the pressures of urban change and the…

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'Sutton House and the old Royal London Hospital: Two studies in sustainability', Richard Griffiths, 03 May 2023

Richard Griffiths will talk about the conservation and design issues raised by two projects that he has undertaken; Sutton House, a Tudor house owned by the National Trust, which he rescued from a…

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Access to the School of Scottish Studies Archive (BSL)

Access to the School of Scottish Studies Archive (BSL) Email: heritagecollections@ed.ac.uk

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The School of Scottish Studies Archive History (BSL)

The School of Scottish Studies Archive History (BSL) Tobar an Dualchais Website: Tobar an Dualchais Email: heritagecollections@ed.ac.uk

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Wikipedia, Student Activism and Gender Equality

Wikimedian in Residence Ewan McAndrew discusses Wikipedia and gender equality at The University of Edinburgh. This webinar was recorded on Tuesday 23 May 2023. Original blog post announcement:…

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EAVE II featured in Scottish Parliament long COVID members debate

Preliminary results from the EAVE II Long COVID sub-study was referenced by John Mason MSP during the members debate on long COVID, which took place on 14 March 2023. Find out more about the Long…

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Palaeography (Dissertation Festival)

This is a recording of an online presentation, delivered on 10 March 2023 as part of the Library's Dissertation Festival. The session was presented by Kirsty M Stewart (Scottish and University…

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