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Clan Convention (morning) 24/07/2009
Download from Electric Scotland Part of the Scottish Governments Homecoming 2009
celebrations, the Convention, was chaired by Alex Fergusson MSP,
Presiding Officer, and brought together Scotlands clan chiefs and
clan representatives from across the world. Delegates explored
tradition and culture and debated how the kinship embodied by Scottish
clans, names and families has a relevance to 21st-century Scotland.
Included an address by Jim Mather MSP, Minister for Enterprise, Energy
Diaspora (morning) 25/07/2009
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The event, entitled A future for our past, discussed
and debated the heritage of the Scottish diaspora; the values of
Scottish identity; the links between Scotland and its diaspora; and
the ways to work better together, to mutual advantage. The Presiding
Officer chaired the event, with contributions from former presiding
officers Sir David Steel and George Reid. The event featured a
Dragons Den-style debate and includes high-profile speakers such as
Professor Tom Devine, Jim Naughtie, Lesley Riddoch and Michael Russell
MSP, Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution.
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