CHANGIN SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 2nd-4th2012
The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool
The Role of the Arts, Culture and Identity in Scotland
Friday November 2nd
Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart
Tom Nairn in conversation with Anthony Barnett
Scotland and England in the UK: Must we become our separate selves together?
Tom Nairn, writer and author of ‘The Breakup of Britain’ with Anthony Barnett, first director of Charter 88 and founder of Open Democracy
Saturday November 3rd
Saturday and Sunday Welcome:
Sam Ainsley, David Harding and Sandy Moffat
Artists, curators, campaigners and facilitators.
Alan Riach Prof. of Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow.
The story of Scottish Literature and the story of teaching literature.
Janet Paisley, Writer, poet and playwright
New initiatives for the support and promotion of the Scots language.
Alan Bissett Author and playwright
Anger as a legitimate response to political and historical injustice.
Malcolm MacLean, former Chief Executive Officer, Proiseact nan Ealan
Out of the Invisible: The role of the visual arts in re-imaging Gaelic Scotland.
Emma Nicholson, Director Atlas Arts, Isle of Skye
The cultural landscape of the Highlands and context-specific art practice.
Craig Richardson, Prof. of Fine Art, Northumbria University
Scottish Art since 1960
Ewan Morrison, Novelist, filmmaker and journalist.
The role of great art and art education in social transformation?
Saturday Evening 8.30pm
Classic Films of Modern Scotland selected and introduced by Allan Hunter, Co-director, Glasgow Film Festival
Sunday November 4th
Dr. Tom Normand, School of Art History, University of St. Andrews
The past and the future of Scottish art institutions.
Doug Eadie, writer and Eddie Dick, movie producer
Wee Country – Big Screen – Wee Screen: An illustrated dialogue
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