Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Fifty Years of the International Review of Scottish Studies

Fifty Years of the International Review of Scottish Studies International Review of Scottish Studies 48.1 (2023): 1–9 DOI: 10.3366/irss.2023.0002 © Edinburgh University Press www.euppublishing.com/irss Introduction Fifty Years of the International Review of Scottish Studies Kevin J. James and Dylan Parry-Lai On 1 June 1969, 5,000 delegates from all areas of academia attended the Learned Societies’ annual meeting at York University, Canada. Among them were a group of scholars passionate about the study of Scotland, its culture and history, and cognizant of the potential global reach of an incipient research network. Though just two papers were presented (on the Industrial Revolution in Scotland and the Scottish diaspora in Canada), these inspired a proposal by W. Stanford Reid, the founder of Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph in Ontario, to hold regular conferences on Scottish history and culture. This soon blossomed into an organization of nearly 100 scholars in North America and Scotland, each passionate about ensuring the success of the newly minted Conference on Scottish Studies. Supported by members of the Scottish Studies Foundation—a charity dedicated to the advancement of the field—papers from this conference, as well as external submissions, were published annually as Scottish Tradition from 1972 to 2002. The journal was relaunched in 2003 by the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Review of Scottish Studies Edinburgh University Press

Fifty Years of the International Review of Scottish Studies

Loading next page...
 
/lp/edinburgh-university-press/fifty-years-of-the-international-review-of-scottish-studies-U3330AGwgd

References

References for this paper are not available at this time. We will be adding them shortly, thank you for your patience.

Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Copyright
Copyright © Edinburgh University Press
ISSN
1923-5755
eISSN
1923-5763
DOI
10.3366/irss.2023.0002
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

International Review of Scottish Studies 48.1 (2023): 1–9 DOI: 10.3366/irss.2023.0002 © Edinburgh University Press www.euppublishing.com/irss Introduction Fifty Years of the International Review of Scottish Studies Kevin J. James and Dylan Parry-Lai On 1 June 1969, 5,000 delegates from all areas of academia attended the Learned Societies’ annual meeting at York University, Canada. Among them were a group of scholars passionate about the study of Scotland, its culture and history, and cognizant of the potential global reach of an incipient research network. Though just two papers were presented (on the Industrial Revolution in Scotland and the Scottish diaspora in Canada), these inspired a proposal by W. Stanford Reid, the founder of Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph in Ontario, to hold regular conferences on Scottish history and culture. This soon blossomed into an organization of nearly 100 scholars in North America and Scotland, each passionate about ensuring the success of the newly minted Conference on Scottish Studies. Supported by members of the Scottish Studies Foundation—a charity dedicated to the advancement of the field—papers from this conference, as well as external submissions, were published annually as Scottish Tradition from 1972 to 2002. The journal was relaunched in 2003 by the

Journal

International Review of Scottish StudiesEdinburgh University Press

Published: Jun 1, 2023

There are no references for this article.