Heritage: Lost, Found and Reclaimed

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Join us at Aberdeen Science Centre for a series of roundtables on the heritage and identity of Polish and Lithuanian migrants to Scotland.

Members of Aberdeen’s Polish Association and Professor Karin Friedrich from the University of Aberdeen will lead lively discussions on the place of migration and identity in modern Scotland and the long and fruitful tradition of Polish-Scottish contacts.

FEATURING: David Worthington, University of Highlands and Islands: “Migration is no one-way street: Scots in Poland’s History and Memory”.

Author, Aileen Orr: “Lost and Found in the Second World War: The Scottish Dimension of Wojtek the Polish Bear Hero”.

Ulli Kockel, Herriot-Watt University Edinburgh: Finding lost homelands in the frontier: German heritage in Lithuania’s Memelland.

Aberdeen Science Centre

This event is FREE, no booking required. 

for more information please contact Professor Karin Friedrich at

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