Weekly Digest 30 September 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

30 Sept – 22 Oct: Highland Archaeology Festival, various locations in the Highlands


Friday 7: Trevor-Roper and the little kilt, University of Glasgow


Monday 3: Bounce Rates and Europa Nostra – Photography with a purpose, St. Andrew’s and St. Geroge’s West Church

Thursday 6: Banquo’s Ghost: England in the Irish and Scottish Historical Imagination, University of Edinburgh

Saturday 8: Thinking with Things, National Museum of Scotland


Saturday 1: Medieval Dundee Walking Tour, Henry’s Coffee House

Tuesday 4: Memories of Food in Dundee, The McManus


Tuesday 4: Listen to the Stones: Future Thinking on Carved Stones in Scotland, University of Stirling

Wednesday 5: Scottish Universities in their European Context: Some Nineteenth-Century Perspectives, University of Stirling


Saturday 1: Heritage Showcase Event, Elgin Library 


Friday 7: Hamilton Local Landscape Heroes Walk, Hamilton Town House

Courses and Conferences
CFP: Thatcher and Thatcherism: New Critical Perspectives, deadline 21 October

CFP: Histories of Religion and Sexuality, c.1500 to the present, deadline 30 December

CFP: 46th Annual British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies Conference, deadline 7 October

Registration: The Scottish Association of the Teachers of Hisotry Conference

Registration: John Duns Scotus Conference

Registration: Dress and Textile Specialists Conference 2016

Registration: 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

Registration: Unsung Heroes of our Industrial and Technological Heritage

Registration: The Scots in Asia, c.1820 to the present: a story of transience, networks and ethnic association

New Publications
Ronald Black, The Campbells of the Ark: Men of Argyll in 1745. Relase Date: October

A. A. M. Duncan, The Kingship of the Scots, 842-1292 (2nd Edition) Release Date: Out now

Christopher A. Whatley, Immortal Memory: Burns and the Scottish People. Release Date: 6 October

News, opportunities and miscellany
Social History Society Grants Available, deadline 1 October

Scotland’s thatched buildings surveyed for the first time

Leah Leneman Essay Prize is now open, deadline 16 December

Leverhulme Trust “Collections” Scholarshipsat the University of Glasgw

Material Cultures: The Stuff of Research training programme, application deadline 3 October


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