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University of Edinburgh to host the premier of the film, 'The Human Zoo''

The film which tells the incredible story of two Labrador Inuit families, who in 1880, lured by promises of adventures and wealth, embarked for Europe to become the latest attraction in the now-forgotten world of ethnographical shows (also known as “human zoos”) will be screened on Thursday, August 23rd from 11am to 1pm. [15 Aug 2018]

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Visiting Scholar receives Governor General's Award for History

Professor Sarah Carter (Alberta), Visiting Scholar in 2010-11, has been awarded this prestigious award for her book, Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies, written, in part, while at Edinburgh. [13 Jul 2018]

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Canadian High Commission to bring Canadian poet to the Centre of Canadian Studies

Chad Norman, of Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, will visit the University of Edinburgh as part of a speaking/reading tour of the UK this fall. [10 Jul 2018]

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Canadian Government Minister Receives Honorary Degree

Canadian politician Kirsty Duncan MP was awarded a doctor honoris causa at the University of Edinburgh's graduation ceremony on Saturday 30 June. [10 Jul 2018]

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