History of Salmon Lecture Series

A series of three lectures on various aspects of the history of salmon and of freshwater ecosystems, exploring their social and cultural significance, from the past to the present day.

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Tuesday 13 March 2018, 18.30-20.00

Bu tu ’m bradan anns an fhìor uisg’ [‘You were the salmon in freshwater’]. Bringing the evidence of Gaelic and material culture to freshwater ecology, Prof Hugh Cheape MBE, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig - Rivers and Lochs Institute Evening Lecture, Lecture theatre, Inverness College UHI
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Tuesday 20 March 2018, 13.00-14.15

Work Is Our Joy: Scandinavian Immigrants and Salmon Fishing in Astoria, Oregon (1850-present), Dr Julie Brown, Clatsop Community College, Oregon - Rivers and Lochs Institute Lunchtime Seminar, Inverness College UHI

Tuesday 27 March 2018, 18.30-20.00

Salmon & Society: the History of salmon management in Scotland, Dr Ronald Campbell, Senior Biologist at The Tweed Foundation and 2018 Buckland Foundation Fellow - Rivers and Lochs Institute Evening Lecture, Lecture theatre, Inverness College UHI