Weekly Digest 29 April

Scottish History Network Weekly Digest
29 April – 8 May 2016
Welcome to the Scottish History Network Digest. As always, we’ve tried to include as much information as possible about news, events and opportunities relating to Scottish history.

If we have missed anything, or you have something you’d like us to include in the future, please get in touch at scottishhistorynetwork@gmail.com, on Twitter @ScotHistNetwork or via our Facebook page.

– The Scottish History Network Team

Exhibitions and events

Ongoing: Life Support: Stories from The Royal Regiment of Scotland, National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle

27 April – 8 May: Tradfest, showcase of traditional arts and culture, various locations and events

From 30 April: Building on the Past in Canongate and Holyrood, Various.

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

30 April: Traversing the Field: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Walking and Thinking in Scottish Landscapes, University of Dundee.

18 May (Registration Required): Global History Day, University of Dundee.


3 May: The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland 1124-1290, University of Glasgow.

11 May (Advance Booking required):Histories of the Feminist Anti-Violence Movement Symposium, Glasgow Women’s Library.

16 June (Registration open): Immigrants to Scotland: 1945 to the Present, Mitchell Library.


3 May: National Library of Scotland, ‘Scotland – a history’, booking required.

St. Andrews

5-6 May: Scottish Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, University of St. Andrews.

6 May: Talking Law: The Trial of Patrick Hamilton, Lawrence Levy Studio Byre Theatre St. Andrews.

Calls for Papers, etc.
1 May: Call for Registration, ‘Academic Boot Camp for Early Career Historians’ Institute of Historical Research.

3 May: Call for Papers, ‘Labour Pains: Intra-Party Tensions and Divisions, from Cole to Corbyn’, People’s History Museum Manchester.

20 May: Call for Papers, ‘Maritime Masculinities, 1815-1940’, St. Anne’s College Oxford.

15 June: Call for Papers, ‘Scottish Women and the Constitution of the Idea of Scotland’, Women’s History Scotland.

New Publications
News and miscellany
Fellowship Deadline: Major Research Fellowships deadline 5 May 2016, Leverhulme Trust.

Programme Released: Historical Perspectives 2016 Conference, 1-2 June 2016.

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Early Modern Irish and British History, Queen’s University Belfast.

Job Opportunity: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century British History, Newcastle University.

Job Opportunity: Scotland’s Urban Past – Learning Officer, Historical Environment Scotland.

Job Opportunity: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital History and Head of IHR Digital.

Grants Available: Royal Celtic Society, grants available for various projects, deadline 30 August 2016.


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