Wednesday, September 09, 2015

UGA discount offer to British Institute

The following is from the Utah Genealogical Association.

The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH) has recently extended a special offer to UGA members.  If you have ever thought about attending the British Institute or are involved in Scottish research or writing, this offer should be of interest.  
ISBGFH would like to allow UGA members to register for the upcoming British Institute at the early bird rate of $430, a $65 savings over the current registration rate.  The Institute presently has space available in the following courses:
  • Everything you Need to Know about Scottish Genealogy . . . and Then Some This course is being taught by Bruce Durie, PhD, FAS Scot, FIGRS.  Durie is one of Scotland’s best known and respected genealogists.  He was recently awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scottish Studies Scholar Award and is the only member of the Académie Internationale de Généalogie from Scotland.  Best known for his BBC radio series, Digging Up Your Roots, he has authored 30 books, co-manages the Scottishi DNA Project, and is Sennachie (Genealogist and Historian) to the Chief of Durie.
  • Elements of Genealogical Writing, Editing, and Publishing.  Taught by Melissa Johnson, CG, this course will cover the principles of genealogical writing and the skills needed for genealogists to turn their research into well-written works.  Johnson is a professional genealogist specializing in writing, editing, and publishing.  She has been the Reviews Editor of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ) since 2008, and is also tohe editor of the GSNJ Newsletter, a publication of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey.  Her work has been published privately and in numerous journals and magazines.
IMPORTANT: This offer is valid until September 14th and is not accessible online. To receive this rate and for registration directions, please send an email to, indicating that you are a UGA member and which course you are interested in taking.  
Complete details about the courses and instructors may be found at

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