'CRUEL IS THE SNOW THAT SWEEPS GLENCOE': Glencoe as an emotional landscape with Gordon Raeburn

Thursday 7 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This lecture will consider the representations of the emotional aftermath of the Massacre of Glencoe in 1692 in various media, including art and song, that were produced between 1692 and the present day. The lecture will investigate the ways in which these emotional representations were and still are projected unto the landscape of Glencoe.

GORDON RAEBURN is as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the CHE University of Melbourne node. He holds a PhD from the University of Durham.His PhD thesis, The Long Reformation of the Dead in Scotland, studied the development of Scottish burial practices between 1542 and 1856, with an eye towards the effects of major societal changes such as the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the Disruption.He is currently undertaking research on the emotional responses to early modern Scottish disasters, such as plagues and massacres, across the country as a whole between the 15th and 17th centuries.

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