Why Hamish Matters: Local Song in the Global Age

Scottish International Storytelling Festival
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland

Ethnologist, singer and community activist Steve Byrne reflects on the essential work of Hamish Henderson’s collected local songs in areas of Scotland and how, through digitisation, they are being used for community development, considering ideas of cultural confidence, language, personal identity and localism in a globalised world.

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22 Oct
14:00 - 15:00
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