Archive | September 2015

Programme: Cross-Border Sport, the 3rd annual symposium of the British Society of Sports History, Scottish Network

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Robert Burns Cinema, Dumfries

 

1000       REGISTRATION

 

1020       WELCOME — Matt McDowell, University of Edinburgh

 

1030       ON THE BORDER

Hugh Hornby, Played in Britain

How the Scottish Rules became the English Rules: the importance of cross Border links in the evolution of the sport of bowls

Richard McBrearty, Scottish Football Museum

‘Football’ in the south of Scotland in the mid-nineteenth century

Lindsay Scotland, Independent Researcher

The Historical Curling Places Project

 

1200       BREAK

 

1215       PLENARY ADDRESS — Chair: Matt McDowell, University of Edinburgh

Tony Collins, De Montfort University

Rugby in the Borders and at the Borders

 

1315       LUNCH

 

1345       BEYOND THE BORDER

Nicola Burton, Independent Researcher

One Gaffer; Two Countries – Jock Wallace in Glasgow and Leicester

Derek Martin, Manchester Metropolitan University

Pedestrianism: the six-day races in Scotland 1879-1882

 

1445       FUTURE BUSINESS

1500       END OF CONFERENCE

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