the series will run on Tuesday nights, 7pm – 8.30pm in the Pathfoot Building at the University of Stirling, from 7 October. The cost is £100 for all 11 sessions if paid in advance; or £10/lecture, collected each week of attendance.
The income from the series will go to support the publication of The Battle of Bannockburn, 1314-2014, a collection of conference essays on the battle and its later history: the names of those enrolled for the lectures will appear in the volume cf Tabula Gratulatoria. A certificate will also be provided to those attending more than two-thirds of the lectures as proof of cpd. The series will require at least twelve enrollments to run.
Lectures – each will have a PowerPoint slides, accompanying primary source documents, basic recommended reading and time for Q&A.
1. The Scottish Kingdom and Anglo-Scottish Relations before 1286 [7 Oct]
2. The Interregnum and ‘Great Cause’, 1286-92 [14 Oct]
3. The Kingship of John Balliol and the outbreak of war, 1292-6 [21 Oct]
4. William Wallace and Scottish military resistance, 1297-1304 [28 Oct]
5. Scottish Diplomacy, 1298-1304 [4 Nov]
6. Bruce’s revolution, 1305-9 [11 Nov]
7. The road to Bannockburn, 1310-14 [18 Nov]
8. After Bannockburn: patronage and propaganda, 1314-29 [24 Nov]
9. Military Hegemony? The Scots in Ireland and northern England 1314-28 [2 Dec]
10. Peace and war again, 1322-57 [9 Dec]
11. The Aftermyth of the Wars – from Barbour and Blind Hary to Braveheart and Bannockburn Live!; Dissertation topics [16 Dec]
Anyone wishing to enroll should contact Dr Penman directly
firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>; 01786 467575. An invoice can be prepared if your institution will fund your attendance.