Annan Lecture 2015 – Anne McNeill

Glasgow born Anne McNeill has been the Director of Impressions Gallery since 2000, a public funded charity ‘that helps people understand the world through photography’. This theme of Anne’s talk will be ‘this much I know’ sharing the lessons a career in photography has taught her. Date: 22nd of June at 6 pm VENUE: Jeffrey […]


2015 Lecture | Hellen van Meene

We are delighted to announce that renowned photographic artist Hellen van Meene will deliver our annual lecture on Thursday November 5th at the Hawthornden Lecture Theatre at the National Galleries of Scotland. Artist Hellen van Meene (Alkmaar, Netherlands, 1972) is known for her (mostly) square photographic portraits of teenage girls. Her work was first exhibited in […]


Relaunch of SSHoP

The Scottish Society for the History of Photography are delighted to be re-launching for 2015. We welcome a new committee of dynamic and energetic individuals from various areas of photography in Scotland and an exciting and varied calendar of events, including the Annan Lecture in Glasgow, to be given by Scottish curator Anne McNeill, Director […]

2015 Lecture | Sean O’Hagan

Sean O’Hagan writes about photography for The Guardian and The Observer and is the winner of the 2011 J Dudley Johnston award from the Royal Photographic Society “for major achievement in the field of photographic criticism’. In this insightful talk he will share his views on contemporary photography and poses the question ‘What is Photography?’ […]