Professor Tom Devine to give public lecture to mark work of High School FP

On Monday, one of Scotland’s most renowned Historians will be in Dundee to give the inaugural lecture in a brand-new annual series.

Professor Tom Devine

On 9 December, Professor Sir Tom Devine, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh will discuss 'Wealth and Poverty in Victorian Dundee: The Global Context' in the first-ever ‘Innes Duffus Lecture’.

Initiated and sponsored by the Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee, and organised by the High School of Dundee, the event has been created to mark the outstanding contribution over several decades made by the Nine Trades Archivist and High School FP Innes Duffus to the history of the Nine Trades specifically, and of the city of Dundee more widely.

The lecture, to which pupils from all Dundee secondary schools have been invited, will be followed by an open Q&A session and an opportunity for the school pupils to discuss the issues with Professor Devine.

Beginning at 1.45pm (with doors opening at 1pm) the free event is open to the public and will be held in Lecture Theatre 3 of Dundee University’s Dalhousie Building.

Numbers are limited so anyone who would like to attend is asked to contact the High School of Dundee - call 01382 202921 email - to reserve a place.