Johnson, Boswell, and the Isle of Skye

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Dr Dòmhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, UHI delivers a talk on, ‘ Johnson, Boswell, and the Isle of Skye: 250 years on?’at the ‘Islands – past’ conference.

During this first installment of our tri-part ‘Islands – past, present and future’ series, we are looking backwards to explore the exciting and complex past of the Scottish Islands. We revisited the places and people whose stories have contributed to our conceptualisation of and relationship with the Isle of Skye and Scotland’s islands more widely.

Dr Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart is a Senior Lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, and Course Leader for the MSc Cultar Dùthchasach agus Eachdraidh na Gàidhealtachd (Material Culture and Gàidhealtachd History). Dr Stiùbhart teaches undergraduate courses in Gaelic popular culture, customs, and beliefs, and in research skills. His interdisciplinary work draws upon the history, literature, material culture, ethnology, and popular culture of the Gàidhealtachd from the seventeenth century onwards, focusing on indigenous knowledge and cultural brokers.


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