Jolyon Mitchell discusses culture and rhetoric of fear surrounding 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum

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Guest blog for Being Human: A Festival of the Humanities

Period16 Sep 2014

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  • TitleFear and the Scottish referendum
    Media name/outletBeing Human: A Festival of the Humanities
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date16/09/14
    DescriptionScotland votes on independence from the UK on 18 September. In this guest blog Professor Jolyon Mitchell, Academic Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh discusses the culture and rhetoric of fear surrounding the imminent referendum. Across disciplines, how can the humanities help us to understand the national, domestic and cultural fears that a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote may entail?
    Producer/AuthorJolyon Mitchell
    PersonsJolyon Mitchell

Keywords

  • independence
  • referendum
  • Scotland
  • fear