Our book, Routes to Roots: Adopting Scotland as a Homeland, has now been released!
The book is a compilation of extracts from our interviews exploring the shared heritage of diverse communities in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Thirty interviewees from five different communities speak about their experience of moving to Scotland, making their lives here, discovering its culture and how they celebrate and maintain their own.
If you would like a copy of the book please get in touch with the office. The book is available for free.
Routes to Roots: Adopting Scotland as a Homeland is a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund until June 2018. The project aims to explore the intertwining shared heritage of Scottish and diverse communities and mainstream the histories of minority ethnic communities in Edinburgh and the Lothians. The project is working mainly with the South Asian, African, Polish, Spanish and Chinese communities.
The project is working through three main strands:
Routes to Roots is funded by:
ELREC, 14 Forth Street Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3LH United Kingdom February 11, 2019, 12:30 pm - February 11, 2019, 2:00 pm
ELREC, 14 Forth Street Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3LH United Kingdom February 11, 2019, 9:30 am - February 11, 2019, 5:00 pm
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