Open Book Reading and Tour on Frederick Douglass

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


On 28 May Celeste-Marie Bernier, Professor of United States and Atlantic Studies at Edinburgh University, and Nick Batho, who is studying for a PhD at the University, gave Open Book members a walking tour of some of the places associated with the notable former slave Frederick Douglass during his 3 visits to Edinburgh between 1846 and 1882. 

Open Book aims to organise and run weekly shared reading sessions for disadvantaged and vulnerable adults and the elderly in and around Edinburgh. 

Period1 Jun 2019

Media coverage


Media coverage

  • TitleOpen Book and Frederick Douglass
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletOpen Book
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionBlog Post
    Producer/AuthorLesley Mure
    PersonsCeleste-Marie Bernier