Archives for the ‘Scotland’ Category

Progress! – The Lit Review: from Edinburgh to Barcelona

By • Jul 24th, 2014 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Scotland

Charles Center Blog Entry #2 Since my last post on May 10, I have gone through a sizeable portion of literature. I have pursued a variety of strands of literature.  These, so far, have included reading specifically about Scottish and British history and its political culture, the same for Catalonia and Spain, literature on regionalist…
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An Introduction | Redrawing Europe: Scotland and Catalonia Vote on Independence

By • May 10th, 2014 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Scotland

An Introduction The Fall of 2014 will test the borders of Europe. On September 18th and November 9th the regions of Scotland (UK) and Catalonia (Spain), respectively, plan to hold referendums on their independence from their larger states. Such referendums are unheard of in the history of both regions and largely possible due to the…
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Robert Burns: His Poetry and Politics

By • Feb 27th, 2013 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Scotland

I will be studying the famous Scottish bard Robert Burns, focusing on his background and political ideologies, as well as the history of the time, and how these surface in his poetry. Burns spent his unfortunately sad (but fast) life moving from place …

Am I asleep?

By • Aug 22nd, 2008 • Category: General Technology, Nationalism, Research, Scotland

Seriously, it’s not good to procrastinate, even if it’s unintentional.  Sometimes time can pretend to be stretchier than it truly is, leaving people like me caught at the edge of a cliff when they should have already built the bridge to walk across.  I’ve got research on the SNP – several notes files exist in […]

The semester approaches

By • Aug 18th, 2008 • Category: General Technology, Research, Scotland

I admit, I fell off the face of the earth for two months. I was in Halifax, NS, soaking up the last feeble summer sunshine rays that exist in the upper northern hemisphere. Then I moved halfway down the east coast back to Williamsburg. Not having much experience with moving from A […]