The Rise and Decline (?) of Anti-Catholicism in Scotland

Date / time
Date(s) - 18 May
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Scottish Catholic Historical Association (SCHA, publishers of the Innes Review), the St Andrews foundation for Catholic Teacher Education, and the Scottish Affairs journal will hold a symposium at the University of Glasgow on the afternoon of Saturday 18 May 2019.

Two speakers, Professor Emeritus Sir Tom Devine (History, Classics and Archaeology, Edinburgh) and Dr Michael Rosie (Sociology, Edinburgh) will address the topic ‘The Rise and Decline (?) of Anti-Catholicism in Scotland from the Reformation to the Present Day’, followed by a discussion of this paper by Dr Martin Mitchell (tutor and lecturer at the University of Strathclyde), and Dr Géraldine Vaughan (Lecturer at the University of Rouen).

Provisional programme:

2.00 -2.15 Welcome and introduction

2.15-3.00 Presentations from Tom Devine and Michael Rosie

3.00 – ‎3.45 Responses of discussants

3.45-4.00 Break (coffee/tea provided)

4.00-4.15 Speakers reply to comments of discussants

4.15-5.00 ‎ Audience Q&A and concluding remarks

To book tickets:

Location: University of Glasgow, St Andrews Building, 11 Eldon Street, Glasgow G3 6NH