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Tom Devine Sister City

Professor Tom Devine (University of Edinburgh) with the Mayor of Dunedin, Dave Cull, unveiling the Edinburgh-Dunedin Sister City stone, by the stadium, Ravensbourne Road, November 2011

Tom Devine and Burns anniversary

Professor Tom Devine (University of Edinburgh) with members of the Dunedin Burns Club at the unveiling of a plaque describing the statue's origins, November 2011

John Kerrigan

Professor John Kerrigan (University of Cambridge) at the Robert Burns statue during his visit to the Centre.

Alistair McLeod

Alistair MacLeod with Professor Liam McIlvanney outside the CISS building.

Alan Riach

Professor Alan Riach (University of Glasgow) before his poetry reading at the Dunedin City Library, March 2011. For video of the event click here.

Ted Cowan and Alan Riach

Professors Ted Cowan and Alan Riach (University of Glasgow) after their debate at the Otago Settlers Museum, March 2011.

Val McDermid

Professor Liam McIlvanney welcomes bestselling crime writer Val McDermid to the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, August 2010.

Centre Opening

Gathering to celebrate the formal opening of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University Staff Club on 8 June 2010 are (from left): Prof Angela McCarthy; doctoral student and piper Erin Grant; the Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr Lockwood Smith; Prof Peter Kuch; Honorary Consul-General of Ireland Mr Rodney Walshe; Prof Liam McIlvanney; and Vice-Chancellor Prof Sir David Skegg.

Song Workshop

Scottish Gaelic song workshop, June 2010.

Scottish Studies student James Macandrew Cuthbertson learns a traditional Cape Breton waulking song from Catriona Parsons of Nova Scotia's Office of Gaelic Affairs, June 2010.

Ali Bowden

Ali Bowden, Director of Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature, visits the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, May 2010.

Eddie Reader

Eddi Reader performing at the Otago Settlers Museum, March 2010.

Eric Richards

Professor Eric Richards (Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia) with Professor Liam McIlvanney and Professor Angela McCarthy, January 2010.

Alex Ferguson

Alex Fergusson, MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) with Professor Peter Kuch and Professor Liam McIlvanney, October 2009.

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