Scottish History Network Weekly Digest 28/10/16

Public talks, exhibitions and events

29 Oct – 26 Feb: Treasures of Historic Banffshire Exhibition at Duff House

Highlands and Islands

Sat 29: Archives Open Morning, Caithness Archive Centre. No need to book, 10am-1pm

Sat 29: “Broch’toberfest”, St. Magnus Centre, Kirkwall


Thurs 3: ‘Women in a World of Film’ Symposium and Screening, Glasgow Women’s Library

Mon 7 (register now): ‘Migration, Gender and Consumption in Scotland’, University of Glasgow

St. Andrews

Mon 31: Caroline Walker Bynum, ‘Nature, Matter, and Miracles: Medieval Evidence for the Life of Things, Parliament Hall

Thurs 3: Alec Ryrie, ‘Lovers and Brawlers: Protestants and their Bibles in the (Very) Long Reformation, University of St. Andrews 


Tues 1: Sean Murphy, ‘”Imprest on vellum”: Lowland language and the early American republic, c. 1800-1830, University of Edinburgh

Wed 2: Alison Diamond, ‘The Argyll Papers’, National Records of Scotland 

Thurs 3: Robert Anderson: ‘A Scientist in Politics: Lyon Playfair (1818-98) and Scottish Education’, University of Edinburgh


Tues 1: Sian Jones, ‘Scratching the surface: historical and archaeological research on the Isle of Staffa’, University of Stirling

Courses and Conferences
CfP: Research Slam at the National Library of Scotland, Deadline 6 January

CfP: War through Other Stuff, University of Edinburgh, Deadline 20 November

CfP: Josephine Tey: A Celebration, Inverness College, UHI, Deadline 30 November

Registration: Cities and disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history, IHR, Deadline 31 October

Registration: ‘Going for Gold with #HHA2017’ Edinburgh Meetup. For those working or volunteering with social media in the history, heritage, archaeology or museum sectors in Scotland

Registration: Digital Records and the User, Business Archives Council of Scotland,Edinburgh

New Publications
Smitten, J. R., The Life of William Robertson: Minister, Historian and Principal.November
News and miscellany
Job Vacancy: Internal Communications and Engagement Officer, Historic Environment Scotland, Deadline 2 Nov

Internship Opportunities: Scottish Graduate School for the Arts and Humanities Doctoral Internship and Artist in Residence Opportunities, Various, Deadline 31 Oct

Funding: Royal Historical Society Grants,Deadline 7 Nov

Fellowship: Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships, Deadline 25 Nov

Media: Domhnall Uilleam Stiubhart, ‘Traditionalising Empire: Imperial Commodities in Gaelic Popular Culture’, UHI seminar available on Youtube

Other: Advice on writing a book proposal from Palgrave


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