What was the Highlands like in the century before Culloden? Professor David Worthington's inaugural lecture will provide a new perspective, drawing on autobiographical sources relating to a traveller, scholar and minister from Kirkhill, by the shores of the Beauly Firth. I will seek to outline how this individual, Rev. James Fraser, or, at least, aspects of his self-presentation, might encourage a new way of looking at the Highlands and Islands today.
Thursday 30th September
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