James Watt

James WattJames was awarded a 2016 Richter Scholarship to address the historiographical debate regarding the impact and changing representations of Scottish Highland culture after the Jacobite Risings in 1745. Questions answered will be how representation of the Highlands manifested itself through British imperial expansion, national pride and/or shame, and how the approach towards Scottish identity in the 18th + 19th centuries affect modern day views Scottishness.

Mentor: Stephanie Koscak, History

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