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What's On - Future Local History Week 2019 Events

All Local History Week 2019 Events
  • Finding Stobswell
    Finding Stobswell's Story
    Monday 4th March 2019 6:30pm
    Arthurstone Community Library
    Learn about the history of Arthurstone Library and the Stobswell area, from its origins as a small hamlet to its life as part of bustling industrial Dundee, taking in the origins of Stobswell...
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    Andy Murray Scott Talk
    Tuesday 5th March 2019 10:00am
    Lochee Community Library
    Providing an account of the rich daily life of Dundee, Andrew Murray Scott will recall important events and individuals, offering keen insights into the processes of development and recovery and...
  • Tell Me Why I Am Here - Listening to Women
    Tell Me Why I Am Here - Listening to Women's Lost Words
    Thursday 7th March 2019 1:00pm
    Glasite Hall
    Morag Allan Campbell, a PhD student studying at the University of St Andrews, will explore how case notes and records from Dundee Lunatic Asylum can help us to hear the voices of nineteenth century...
  • Amplify Dundee - Local Literary Showcase Image
    Amplify Dundee - Local Literary Showcase
    Thursday 7th March 2019 6:00pm
    Conference Room, Central Library
    Ahead of the publication of a new anthology of Dundee literature, a line up of established and emerging Dundee writers will read a mix of their own work and their favourite pieces by writers of...
  • A Walrus, A Polar Bear and A Humpback Whale: Nineteenth-century Dundee
    A Walrus, A Polar Bear and A Humpback Whale: Nineteenth-century Dundee's Trade in Exotic Animals
    Thursday 7th March 2019 6:30pm
    McManus Collections Unit
    Nineteenth-century Dundee's economy relied heavily on the commodification of animals for products and services. As Dundee rose to a position of prominence in Arctic whaling, the City also emerged...
  • Local History Film: Burgh of Discovery Image
    Local History Film: Burgh of Discovery
    Friday 8th March 2019 12:30pm
    Steps Theatre
    A rare opportunity to see a film specially made for Dundee's 800 celebrations in 1991. Dundee's two great medieval writers, Robert Wedderburn and Hector Boece, are your guides on an adventure...
  • An Afternoon with Malcolm Archibald: The people of the Dundee Whaling Industry Image
    An Afternoon with Malcolm Archibald: The people of the Dundee Whaling Industry
    Saturday 9th March 2019 2:00pm
    Conference Room, Central Library
    Dundee has a long history of involvement in Arctic Whaling. There have been many books written about the industry and the ships involved, but less about the actual people. Malcolm's talk will focus...