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Welcome to a new episode of SAHA Conversations, a podcast by the Scottish Arts and Humanities Alliance.

In this episode, we will be in conversation with Dr Petra Johana Poncarová, a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Glasgow. Dr  Poncarová serves as secretary of the International Association for the Study of Scottish Literatures and is one of the co-directors of Ionad Eòghainn MhicLachlainn | National Centre for Gaelic TranslationShe was the manager of the 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures (Prague, 2022). With the ASL, she published a Scotnote on Thomson’s Gaelic poetry in 2020, and recently published her monograph Derick Thomson and the Gaelic Revival .

In the next 15 minutes, Dr Poncarová will tell us about her academic journey, her “love story” with Gaelic and her newly published book Derick Thomson and the Gaelic Revival (Edinburgh University Press, 2024)


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