Listen to the inaugural T.C. Smout Lecture in Scottish History

albrittonjonssonThe inaugural T. C. Smout Lecture in Scottish History took place in St Andrews on 26 September 2013. At the invitation of the Institute of Scottish Historical Research, Professor Fredrik Jonsson (Chicago) spoke on Enlightenment’s Frontier: the Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism. The Principal of the University, Prof. Louise Richardson, presented the opening address, and the Historiographer Royal in Scotland, Prof. T. C. Smout, addressed the audience at its end. The lecture can be heard in full by clicking this link.

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