Weekly Digest 16/09/2016

Scottish History Network Weekly Digest

September 16, 2016

Welcome to the Scottish History Network Digest.

The new academic term is in full swing, and this week’s digest has lots of events, talks, publications and festivals to keep everyone busy!

For simplicity, we have included the festivals here…

Doors Open Days 2016 is upon us! Hundreds of public buildings to explore free throughout September. See more details here.

September also marks Scottish Archeology Month 2016 with hundreds of events all over Scotland. See more details here.

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

Public Lectures, Seminars & Events
Saturday 17th: Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2016, Argyllshire Gathering Hall, Oban

Saturday & Sunday 24-5th: 271st Anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans, Prestonpans 

Wednesday 28th: Talk: The Scottish Archaeological Research Framework, Dingwall

Thursday 29th: Scotland’s Thatched Buildings – Current Condition and Future Protection, Balloch

Autumn 2016 Scottish History Seminar (University of Edinburgh) announced *

Thursday 22nd: Prof Calum Brown, ‘Becoming Atheist: How Scots lost Religion in the 20th Century’, Room 2.12, Appleton Tower, University of Edinburgh

Thursday 22nd: Just Around the Riverbed, Edinburgh Meetup- Scottish Heritage Social Media Group

12th October: Discovering Family History Workshop, National Library of Scotland

14th October: The Use of Research Resources in Midwifery History, The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

St Andrews
Thursday 29th: T. C. Smout Lecture 2016 – Dr Clare Jackson, ‘Sir George Mackenzie and the Stuarts’, Arts Lecture Theatre

Thursday 22nd: Jim Miller, ‘The Road to Hevroy’, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Miscellany, CfPs & Opportunities
Fully-funded places available on online course Robert Burns Online

Applications now open for SGSAH’s ‘Material Cultures: The Stuff of Research’- collaborative doctoral training

Job Opportunity: Temporary Lecturer in Early Modern Literature, University of St Andrews

Job Opportunity: Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellowship in British History, Appalachian State University

Job Opportunity: Part-time Visitor Services Assistant (x2), The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Volunteer Opportunity: Medieval Tile Kiln Construction Project, Chatelherault Country Park in partnership with Clyde & Avon Valley Heritage Team

New Publications
New Publication: A A M Duncan, The Kingship of the Scots, 842-1292: Succession and Independence, 2nd edition (EUP). Release Date: September 2016.

New Publication: Neil Guthrie, The Material Culture of the Jacobites (Cambridge University Press) 

New Publication: Steven W. May and Alan Bryson, Verse Liberal in Renaissance England and Scotland (Oxford University Press)

New Publication: David Torrance, Nicola Sturgeon: A Political Life, 2nd ed. (Birlinn)


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