ViC 2022 will help to add historical context to your research. Our presenters will share information on:
Jimmy Fisher is from Lanark, Scotland. I am a Scottish church historian and tour operator/guide for Scottish Reformation Tours, where we focus on Scotland's reformation and covenanter history. I also give talks and lectures on this period of Scotland's history and have taught it in Christian Primary Schools and at college level.
Jimmy will give a presentation on the Covenanters.
Hugh Allison studied Scottish History at Glasgow University, and worked for 20 years in culture & heritage management for local government. Moving to the National Trust for Scotland in 2001, Hugh became property manager at Culloden Battlefield. In 2007 his bestselling history book, Culloden Tales, was published. He now runs his own successful driver-guiding business, Inverness Tours.
Hugh will give a presentation on the Jacobites
Ciaran Jones holds a PhD in Scottish History from the University of Edinburgh. He is an expert on the witch trials, magic and the supernatural in early modern Scotland. Ciaran’s research has been published in History Scotland magazine and the Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, XVI.
Ciaran will give a presentation on the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft Database
Matthew J. Smith is Professor of History and Director of the Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery. Previously he taught at the University of the West Indies, Mona in Jamaica where he was Professor of Caribbean History. His research is pan-Caribbean with special interest in nineteenth and twentieth century histories of Haiti and Jamaica.
Matthew will give a presentation on the British Slave Owners Database
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