Please see the following announcement from the BARS Early Career Representative Honor Rieley (University of Glasgow):
Launch Event for The People’s Voice: Scottish Political Poetry, Song and the Franchise, 1832–1918
15 February 2018, Trades Hall of Glasgow
This conference marks the launch of the People’s Voice website, funded by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and created by staff at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde.
This is a free online resource essential for anyone interested in the popular political culture of Scotland in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, containing details of over a thousand poems as well as song recordings, essays and schools resources. On 15 February, we will celebrate the culmination of our work on this project with a programme of international speakers and musical entertainment. Please join us!
Our speakers will include: Florence Boos (University of Iowa), Alison Chapman (University of Victoria, Jon Mee (University of York) and Mike Sanders (University of Manchester).
The conference is free to attend but registration is required. Tickets available here.
Click here to see our website.