27 SEPTEMBER 2012. 5:45 P.M. National Library of Scotland
‘From Page to Screen: Scottish Writers on Film’.
Joint EBS and NLS meeting. Coinciding with the NLS exhibition. For EBS places email: firstname.lastname@example.org
11 OCTOBER 2012. 5:45 P.M. Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Dr William Zachs
‘The Revd Hugh Blair: the J.K. Rowling of 18th-century Scotland’.
Joint EBS and IASH meeting.
Coinciding with the 250th anniversary of the Professorship of Rhetoric and Belles-Lettres at the University of Edinburgh.
8 NOVEMBER 2012. 6 P.M. National Library of Scotland
Annual John Murray Archive Lecture
‘The Genius of Osbert Lancaster: Satirist, Cartoonist, Writer, Dandy and Wit’.
Joint EBS and NLS meeting
For EBS places email email@example.com
6 DECEMBER 2012. 5:45 P.M. Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Prof. Alasdair MacDonald
‘Thomas Bassandyne, John Scot and the Gude and Godlie Ballatis’.
24 JANUARY 2013. 5:45 P.M. Quaker Meeting House.
‘The Pleasures of Bookdealing in 21st Century Edinburgh’.
21 FEBRUARY 2013. 5:45 P.M. National Library of Scotland.
Dr Keith A. Manley
‘Researching Scottish Subscription Libraries – and English, Irish, and Welsh too’.
Joint EBS and NLS meeting. Celebrating our publication of Keith Manley’s Books, Borrowers, and Shareholders: Scottish Circulating and Subscription Libraries before 1825, a survey and a listing.
For EBS places email: firstname.lastname@example.org
14 MARCH 2013. 5:45 P.M. Quaker Meeting House
Annual Business Meeting
Dr Warren McDougall
‘That Extraordinary Bookseller, Charles Elliot of Edinburgh, and the significance of his Letterbooks and Ledgers’.
Annual dinner, dedicated to Charles Elliot and the booksellers of 18th century Edinburgh. Contact the Secretary by 14 February if you wish to attend.
25 APRIL 2013. 6 P.M. Hawthornden LectureTheatre, National Galleries of Scotland, Weston Link, the Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL (enter from Princes Street Gardens). Joint EBS and NGS.
‘From Poor.Old.Tired.Horse. to Stoneypath: the Ian Hamilton Finlay Archives at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’.
1 JUNE 2013 (Saturday, 2pm.)
Annual Visit. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two (formerly the Dean Gallery), 73 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3DS. Material from the Ian Hamilton Finlay Archive. Contact the Secretary by 25 April if you wish to attend.