Recordings of the Opening Ceremony and Selected Lectures

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