Norwegian Independence: A Centennial Celebration

 Type:Society & Policy, Conference
 Location:Scotland, Glasgow

In connection with the 100th anniversary of Norwegian independence, the Scottish Norwegian Society has joined forces with the University of Glasgow and the Norwegian Consulate General to organise a conference to celebrate the centennial anniversary.

The Conference Programme is as follows:

Professor Øystein Sørensen, University of Oslo
'Why did Norway and Sweden separate peacefully in 1905?’

Dr Arne Kruse, University of Edinburgh
'And the score is 0-2. But who won, really?'
On the language situation in Scotland and Norway

Professor Ted Cowan, University of Glasgow
'Scotland’s Nordic Legacy'

Followed by lunch and afternoon entertainment in the Research Club, 13 University Gardens.

Cost £10 (including lunch)

Date: Saturday 12th February 2005
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Place: Senate Room, Gilmorehill, University Avenue, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ

For tickets and information, please contact:
Dorothy Mallon, Secretary, Scottish History, 9 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 8QH
Tel: 0141-330 4576 or Email:

A Conference hosted by the University of Glasgow and the Scottish Norwegian Society .

Sponsored by the Norwegian Consulate General, Edinburgh.


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Professor CowanPhoto: Courtesy of the University of Glasgow