A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

International Development Meeting Jan 2017

The summary notes for this event are here. We welcome all feedback & comments.

Development Meeting for the International Promotion of Literature & Books 2017

DATE: Wednesday 25 January 2017

TIME: 12-2pm

VENUE: Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TF

Individuals and organisations with a remit in the international promotion of Scotland’s literature, languages & books were invited to attend this development meeting, which formed part of the next steps agreed at LAS’ International Literature Summit, held on 23 November 2016.

The meeting, which was open to both LAS members and non-members, aimed to work out the detail of the consensus for a joint service between organisations for overseas promotion with a practical, pragmatic and focused universal approach.


1.Brief - purpose of meeting and role of LAS
2.Summary of Literature Summit findings
3.Discussion on priority activities
4.How and by whom will they be delivered (finance & resources)
5.Setting up a working group
6.Next steps