We are delighted to announce that Professor Richard B. Sher will be the speaker at our next virtual meeting on Saturday 9th October at 2pm BST. Professor Sher’s talk is titled “The prop and stay of your life?”: Samuel Johnson, Margaret Boswell, and James Boswell’s Relocation to London’.

Professor Sher has published widely on topics relating to 18th-century Scotland and has recently edited the correspondence between James Boswell and Sir William Forbes, as part of the Yale Boswell editions: https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-the-correspondence-of-james-boswell-and-sir-william-forbes-of-pitsligo.html.

Access will be via Zoom and is free to members of the Society. A link will be emailed to members shortly before the date of the meeting.