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SSSA in 70 Objects: Nagra III TAGS: | by Stuart Robinson, AV Technician at SSSA   It was hard to pick a single object from our extensive collection of historic equipment to speak about in this article. I …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: A Seer Saw a Full-Rigged Ship TAGS: | | Response by Gill Russell, Artist   Material from the archives of the  School of Scottish Studies forms a central part of South West by South, An t-Eilean Fada, The Long Island: A Poetic …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Puzzling Black Cats TAGS: | | | Do you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia or Mavrogatphobia? Perhaps don’t read on! Today is Friday, 13th August – Friday the Thirteenth! The day, it is said, that is purported to be …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: A Superstar TAGS: | Ian MacKenzie: More of a superstar than an object,  but very much SSSA. by Caroline Milligan [i] From dozens of ideas on my ‘What shall I write about for my …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Bha Là Eile Ann Response by Fraser MacBeath Hello, I’m Fraser MacBeath, a sound artist/electronic music producer from the Isle of Lewis, currently a postgraduate Sound For The Moving Image student at The Glasgow School …Continue reading →

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Upcoming Events Celebrating SSSA at 70 TAGS: | | As part of our ongoing celebrations for our 70th Anniversary, we are delighted to announce some events which are coming up in August. Fieldwork & Creative Engagement: Oral History of …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: The Tiree Clapperboard TAGS: On Sunday, August 22 1976, the School of Scottish Studies filmed an open air baptism in Tiree. This was the first baptismal service of its kind in several years and …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Plants used in traditional Shetland medicine TAGS: | Contributor: Tom Tulloch Fieldworker: Alan Bruford SA Reference: SA1978.068 Chosen by: Jenny Sturgeon My chosen object is a recording of Shetlander Tom Tulloch talking with interviewer Alan Bruford. Recorded in …Continue reading →

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Tocher at 50: Morag Macleod and Tocher TAGS: | We are incredibly grateful to Morag Macleod, who has written this week’s post about her recollections of Tocher and her wider work in the School of Scottish Studies, working with Gaelic material. …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Psalm 118 to ‘Coleshill’ TAGS: | | Contributor: Murdina and Effie MacDonald, Psalm 118 to ‘Coleshill’ Fieldworker: Thorkild Knudsen Reference: SA1965.031 Link to recording on Tobar an Dualchais Response: Clare Button Visiting the Isle of Lewis with my …Continue reading →

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