Recordings of the congress opening ceremony and selected lectures are available on the YouTube channel of the International Association for the Study of Scottish Literatures.
Opening Ceremony, Karolinum, 22 June 2022
Welcome addresses: Prof. Martin Procházka, Dr Petra Johana Poncarová, congress organisers; Dr Eva Lehečková, Dean, Faculty of Arts; Prof. Carla Sassi, convenor, International Association for the Study of Scottish Literatures
Poetry reading: Matthew Fitt, Christopher Whyte
Keynote lecture | Prof. Angela Esterhammer (University of Toronto): Speculation, Displacement, and Transatlantic Entanglement
Keynote lecture | Prof. Glenda Norquay (Liverpool John Moores University): The Tale of Tweedie’s Dog: Narrative Homecomings and Nomadic Reiterations
Keynote Lecture | Prof. Joep Leerssen (University of Amsterdam): Scotland as a Literary Multiverse: Bards, Minstrels, Troubadours and the Modern Reading Public