STICK Conference 2014

The Annual Scottish Transport and Industry Collections and Knowledge network Conference took place on 18th October 2014 at the McManus Collections Unit in Dundee. The topic was ‘The Scottish Diaspora:

International Mobility of Industry, Technology, Ideas, Products, People’.
Speakers & topics included:
Mark Watson, Historic Scotland, Dundee Jute and the French Connection

Dr Douglas Harper, Bridges in Nepal: The Aberdeenshire Connection
John Martin, The Brewing Archive, Scottish Brewing: International Links

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, Historic Scotland, Glasgow Cranes: the Japanese Connection

Meg Luckins, Scottish Ironworking: the Russian Connection
Resources from the day are available:

The theme of the conference was the Scottish Diaspora: International Mobility of Industry, Technology, Ideas, Products, People.

Miriam McDonald, RCAHMS, Introduction to Scottish Diaspora

Mark Watson, Historic Scotland, Dundee Jute and the French Connection

Dr Douglas Harper, Bridges in Nepal: The Aberdeenshire Connection

John Martin, The Brewing Archive, Scottish Brewing: International Links

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, Historic Scotland, Glasgow Cranes: the Japanese Connection

For additional information on the textile French connection see http://bit.ly/Cosserat
For additonal information on Harper Bridges see: http://www.harperbridges.com