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October 2017

Scotland’s Diverse History: Scotland’s Muslims – Society, Politics and Identity

17th October @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
David Hume Tower, University of Edinburgh, George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9JX United Kingdom

A new edited collection about Scotland’s Muslim communities has recently been published by Edinburgh University Press. One of the first collections of essays about Scottish Muslims, chapters focus on issues as diverse as health, education, gender, sexuality, politics, integration, family and the media. Contributions also focus on political participation, multicultural nationalism as well as citizenship practices and integration strategies.
You are invited to a launch of this collection where there will be a chance to hear from and meet with a number of the contributors.

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St Andrew’s Day Lecture: The New Scots – Immigrant Communities since c.1950

30th October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
David Hume Tower Lecture Theatres, Lecture Theatre A, George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9LX United Kingdom

  Part of the ‘Scotland’s Diverse History’ Series. Minority Community considerations and discussions celebrating Scotland’s 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology Guest: Professor Tom Devine

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