UK seeks to evict US musicologistmain
An American scholar who has spent eight years researching Scottish musical life at Glasgow University was given 14 days to leave the country in July after the Home Office refused to renew her visa.
Elizabeth Ford’s doctoral thesis on the flute in eighteenth-century Scotland won a National Flute Association award in 2017. Dr Ford, 38, is now working on the idea of Scottishness in flute playing.
Her edition of William McGibbon’s complete sonatas has been published by A-R Editions.