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Scotland's Vote: A Referendum for Independence
The Scottish vote for independence from the United Kingdom occurred on September 18th and the results are clear: The people of Scotland voted 55% no to independence and 44% voted yes. What happens next has yet to be determined. A group of expert panelists will discuss the vote and what it means for people around the world at our event on October 2nd, at 5:30, in the Glickman Library.
Peter Pitegoff, Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Maine Law School will provide the opening remarks and introduce our three panelists: Donnie Jack, Scottish Affairs Counsellor for the Americas, British Embassy, Washington, DC; Owen Traylor, Consultant and Former British Diplomat, Maine; and Nancy Gish, Professor of English and scholar of Scottish Literature.
All are welcome, RSVP is encouraged.