Lincoln Researcher Selected for AHRC/BBC Collaborative Workshop on Scottish Identity

Dr Claire Warden, from the Lincoln School of Performing Arts at the University of Lincoln, has been selected as one of 15 researchers to participate in an AHRC/BBC workshop on Scottish identity.

Over 100 researchers submitted an expression of interest to take part in the AHRC/BBC workshop that will help inform and influence BBC thinking around programming for 2014 when the planned referendum on Scottish independence will take place, as well as the  Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme.

Claire will be joining researchers from a number of Universities across England and Scotland. These include the OU, Stirling, Edinburgh, Oxford, Cambridge and Glasgow:

Dr Marion Bowman                         Open University

Lucinda Dean                                  PhD student, University of Stirling

Dr Frances Fowle                            University of Edinburgh

Dr Kyle Hughes                               Northumbria University

Dr Margery Palmer McCulloch          University of Glasgow

Professor Sally Mapstone               Oxford University

Stephen Millar    PhD student,        Cambridge University

Dr Michael Morris                             University of Glasgow

Dr Susan Rennie                              University of Glasgow

Michael Shaw    PhD student,          University of Glasgow

Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas              University of the Highlands and Islands

Professor Greg Walker                    University of Edinburgh

Dr Claire Warden                             University of Lincoln

Dr Gary West                                   University of Edinburgh

Professor Christopher Whatley        University of Dundee

The researchers represent a broad range of subjects, including Scottish history from early to modern, Scottish literature, religion, language and linguistics, the visual arts, music, architecture, drama, as well as a mix of researchers at different stages of their careers.

The workshop will take place in London on the 26th April.