Great Aberdonians

Great Aberdonians

A public lecture series organised by The University of Aberdeen's Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies and Aberdeen City Council.

Talks begin at 7.30pm


Programme as follows:

7 March 2012 Dr Andrew Dilley

Donald Smith of Forres, later Lord Strathcona (1820-1914)

Hudson Bay Company Entrepreneur and Canadian High Commissioner




4 April 2012 Professor Marjory Harper

James MacAndrew (1819-1888)

First Superintendent of the Province of Otago




2 May 2012 Dr John Morrison

George Reid (1841-1913)

President of the Royal Scottish Academy and Pioneer of Realism in Britain


Town and County Hall, Town House, Union Street, Aberdeen