Weekly Digest 23/09/16

Scottish History Network Weekly Digest

September 23, 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

Public lectures, seminars and events

28 September: ‘SERF 2016: Excavations at Millhaugh and Leadketty’, Dene Wright and Kenny Brophy, University of Glasgow

29 September: ‘Scots Law and the British Empire, c. 1750-1820’, Andrew Mackillop, 5.30 pm, Room 202, 3 University Gardens, University of Glasgow.


24 September: Historic Environment Scotland Doors Open Day Tours

25 September: Printing in Edinburgh’s Old Town – Guided Walk, Scottish Printing Archival Trust

27 September: ‘Scotland and Europe: the past shaping the present?’, public lecture by Sir Tom Devine, University of Edinburgh.

27 September: Graeme Macrae Burnet, in discussion at Waterstones Edinburgh West End.

29 September: ‘Debating Teinds in Early Modern Scotland’, Dr Julian Goodare, University of Edinburgh

St Andrews

29 September, ‘Sir George Mackenzie and the Stuarts’, T.C. Smout Lecture by Dr Clare Jackson, University of St Andrews


27 September: A Talk with Malcolm Archibald – Whaling in Scotland, Museum Nan Eilean

Courses and Conferences
CfP: ‘Colour in Cloth’, Pasold Research Fund Conference, Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

CfP: Britain and the World Conference 2017, University of Texas at Austin.

CfP: Politics and History, PSA Annual Conference, Glasgow 10-12 April 2017.

Register: Ninth Australian Conference of Celtic Studies, University of Sydney 27-30 September.

Register: Launch of the Postgraduate Gender Research Network of Scotland (PGRNS), Edinburgh Napier University, 21 October 

Register: Methodologies and Practice in Medieval Early Modern Research, University of Dundee, 29 October.

Register: Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society 30th Anniversary Celebration, Kirkcaldy, 22 October.

Register: Celebrating Civic Pride, Scottish Civic Trust Annual Conference, 15 November.

Resgiter: Digital Records and the User, Business Archives Council of Scotland, 15 November

News, opportunities and miscellany
NLS jobs at Kelvin Hall and Lawnmarket

Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 30th Anniverary Bursary

Applications for Curran Fellowships supporting research on 19th century British press now open


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