Weekly Digest 9 December 2016

Welcome to the Scottish History Network Digest.

Whilst seminar series and talk programmes are winding down for the year, there’s a whole host of CfPs to sift through as you are making your plans for 2017.

** Also, the rumours are true; we are recruiting! If you’re interested in joining our team, please find details here, and send us an email. **

As always, 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 and seminars
The Borders
Wed 14th: ‘Robert Heron and the Galloway Enlightenment’, Prof Ted Cowan, Kirkcudbright History Society

Wed 14th: ‘Edward Long’s vision of Jamaica, the lessons of St Domingue, and the virtues of a planned society in the History of Jamaica’, Prof Trevor Burnard (Melbourne), University of Edinburgh

Thurs 15th: ‘Thomas Muir of Huntershill: Essays for the 21st c. Book Launch’, speakers incl. Sir Tom Devine, Kelvin Hall

New Publications
Ulinka Rublack (ed), The Oxford Handbook of Protestant Reformations (OUP). Release Date: 15 December 2016.

Silke Stroh, Gaelic Scotland in the Colonial Imagination (Northwestern Univerity Press). Release Date: 30 December 2016.

Michael Lynch, The Remaking of Scotland: Renaissance and Reformation, 1450-1650 (EUP). Release Date: 31 December 2016.

New resource available: Researching Historic Mental Health Records in Scotland 

New Archives Hub website launched

Job opportunity: Exhibitions Assistant with National Library of Scotland. N.b. Deadline 11 December 2016.

PhD opportunity: PhD Student Excellence Awards 2017/18 at the University of Strathclyde N.b. 1 award in History

Post-Doc opportunity: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Sheffield 

Writing opportunity: Blog posts sought for the Four Nations History Network from end Feb 2017

Courses and Conferences
** Various CfPs arranged by the Postgraduate Gender Research Network of Scotland (PGRNS) related to Gender History in Scotland **

CfP: ‘Perchance: Postgraduate Edinburgh Research in Culture, History and Nineteenth-Century Ephemera’, University of Edinburgh

CfP: ‘British Association of Modern Studies (BAMS) Interational Conference 2017 – ‘Modernist Life’, University of Birmingham, 29 June – 1 July 2017N.b. Deadline 16 December 2016.

CfP: ‘Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe’, University of Oxford, 10-11 March 2017N.b. Deadline 9 January 2017.

CfP: ‘History and Gaming’, University of Huddersfield, 11 February 2017. N.b. Deadline 15 January 2017

CfP: ‘Association of Celtic Students of Ireland and Britain 5th Annual Conference’, University of Glasgow, 23-25 March 2017

CfP: ‘The Clergy in Early Modern Scotland’, University of Edinburgh, 12 May 2017

CfP: ‘Early Medieval-Renaissance-Renaissance-Early Modern (EMREM) Symposium 2017’, University of Birmingham, 18-19 May 2017

CfP: ‘Scottish History: Works in Progress’, Scottish Historical Review Trust PG Conference, University of Dundee, 2-3 June 2017.

CfP: ‘France, Europe and the World’, University of Strathclyde, 26-27 June 2017

CfP: ‘Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference’, University of Exeter, 29-30 June 2017

CfP: ‘Transatlantic Studies Association 16th Annual Conference’, University College Cork, 10-12 July 2017



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