Join me Down Under

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 22.57.57Interested in the history of Scottish migration and the migrants’ community life and culture after arrival? Then come and join me to learn more.

Hokitika, 3 February 2016

Talk: ‘Scottish Migration to the West Coast’, followed by walk to Burns statue on Cass Square for a twilight poetry session

7pm, Carnegie Gallery, Hokitika Museum

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Dunedin, 7 February 2016

Talk: ‘Scottish Migration to New Zealand’

2pm, Auditorium, Toitu Otago Settlers Museum; click here for full details

Melbourne, 17 February 2016

Talk: ‘Beyond Kilts and Bagpipes: Scottish Associational Culture’

1pm, Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, Melbourne Museum, Carlton Gardens; click here for full details

Each talk has a distinct focus, paying attention to developments in the respective location, as well as the ‘bigger historical picture’. …