• 06 December 2005

    Seminar Series 2 Lecture 2 - Prof Tom Devine

    Location: Glasgow

    Professor Tom Devine, Glucksman Professor of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen: 'The Transformation of Scotland: 1980 - 2005'

    Key ideas:

    • Change over the past twenty five years in Scotland and its roots.
    • History - particularly the earlier roots of recent change.
    • Economy - especially shifts in employment structure and its consequences.
    • Society - especially shifts in social structure over the past twenty five years.
    • Scots identity, and the shift from dual to predominantly Scottish identity.
    • Public discourse and the absence of comment about recent change in Scotland. 

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