Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Public Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar
The Royal Society of Edinburgh @ Scottish Borders programme Launch and Public Talk: What Made the Borders?
The RSE @ Scottish Borders programme is a year long programme of activities for school children and the public taking place throughout the Scottish Borders.
The launch event and public talk included the following:
1) An afternoon presentation to school pupils: ‘What Made the Borders’ – Prof. Richard Oram, Prof. Michael Brown and Dr Steve Boardman
2) An evening public talk: 'What Made the Borders' – Prof. Richard Oram, Prof. Michael Brown and Dr Steve Boardman. 20 minute presentations by each speaker followed by panel discussion / questions from the audience. Steve Boardman's presentation was entitled 'The Borders in the fourteenth century. Border war and the rise of the Douglases'.
School talk: a school audience of S3 pupils
Public talk: an estimated audience of 120 people