Weekly Digest 2 December 2016

Scottish History Network Weekly Digest

December 2, 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.

We are pleased to announce that for the first time since our launch we are recruiting new committee members! Positions are open to all with an interest in Scottish History, at all levels of their career or studies. For more information please see our website, and get in touch if you have any questions.

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 Seminars, Exhibitions and Events
Glasgow and the West of Scotland

Tuesday 6: ‘Goven Old: Towards a Sustainable Future’, Stephen Driscoll, University of Glasgow

Thursday 8: ‘Recent Investigations at Killiecrankie Battlefield’, Maureen Kilpatrick, Paisley Museum

Ongoing: Pits, Ponies, People and Stories Exhibition, Low Parks Museum

Edinburgh and Lothian

Monday 5: ‘Unlocking the Union Canal’, Alan Forrester, Colinton Local History Society

Thursday 8: ‘From the Picts Grave to Fingal’s Cave: Current archaeological research’, Daniel Rhodes, Dirleton Kirk Hall

Mid-Scotland and Fife

Thursday 15: ‘King Edward I, not such a b*****d after all?’, Fiona Watson, Battle of Bannockburn Visitors Centre.

News and miscellany

Job Opportunity: Glasgow Women’s Library, Assistant Museum Curator, Deadline 5 December

Job Opportunity: Project Cataloguing Archivist, Lews Castle Museum and Archive. Deadline 19 December

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Early Modern History, Birkbeck College, University of London. Deadline 22 January

Fellowship: Various Short Term Fellowships, The Bodleian Library. Deadline 5 December

Fellowship: Past and Present Fellowships, Social History. Deadline 2 January

Scholarship: Visiting Scholarship, University of St Andrews Library. Deadline 13 January

Conference grants: Women’s History Network, postgraduate and teaching/research staff

Volunteering: Assistant Editor positions, Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies. Deadline 5 January

Training: Hear Here: Training to Develop Community Sound Archives, Deadline 21 December

Training: Skills and Methodology Workshops at The National Archives, various dates

Courses and Conferences
Programme announced: The Future of Early Modern Scottish Studies. 13-14 January

CFP: The Fictional First World War: Imagination and Memory since 1914. Deadline 16 December

CFP: Radicalism and Popular Protest in Britain, 1790-1820. Deadline 6 January

CFP: Who cares?: The Past and Present of Caring. Deadline 13 January

CFP: Scottish Association for the Study of America Annual Conference. Deadline 15 January

CFP: Litigating Women: negotiating justice in courts of law, c.1100-c.1750. Deadline 21 January

CFP: ‘Scottish Political Poetry and Song, 1832-1918’ – Special Issue of Scottish Literary Review. Deadline 31 January

CFP: Prisons and Prison Writing in Early Modern Britain. Deadline 1 February

CFP: The Clergy in Early Modern Scotland. Deadline 28 February

CFP: British Studies in a Broken World. Deadline 28 February

CFP: EMREM Annual Symposium and Images of Research Exhibition. Deadline 1 March

New Publications
McLean, R., Young, R. and Simpson, K. (eds.) The Scottish Enlightenment and Literary Culture. Available now.
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