Weekly Digest 14 December 2018

Welcome to our final digest of 2018. We look forward to being back in the New Year with all things new in #ScotHist.  Be sure to take time to enjoy the semester break.

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. If interested in writing a blog for us, please get in touch. It’s great to hear from people involved in Scottish History in lots of different ways and we look forward to finding out what you are all up to.

Public Lectures, Events and Seminars

15 December: Scotland and Europe: Politics, Culture and National Borders, National Museum of Scotland

Ongoing until February 2019: 100 Years of Scottish Pottery, 1740-1840, Museum of Edinburgh

Ongoing until February 2019: Treasures Display, ‘Strike for Freedom’, National Library of Scotland

Ongoing until April 2019: Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers, National Museum of Scotland


Ongoing until January 2019: More than Just Books: Printing in Glasgow, The Lighthouse


16 December: ‘Prehistory Between the A77 and A78’, Dundonald Castle

News, Opportunities and Miscellany
Opportunity: Become a book reviewer for Scottish Church History Journal

Prize: Women’s History Scotland Essay Prize, deadline 21 December

Prize: Scottish Church History Prize, deadline 31 December

Prize: The Alasdair Ross Prize (Scottish History Society), deadline 31 March

Bursary: Women’s History Scotland Research Bursary, deadline 31 March 2019

Conferences and Workshops
CfP: Migration, Trade, and Identity, deadline 16 December

CfP: Representing Popery in Britain & Ireland 1520-1900, deadline 30 December

CfP: Dress and Décor in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland, deadline 31 December

CfP: 10th Annual Conference of the Scottish Association for the Study of America, deadline 9 January 2019

CfP: Celtic Studies Association of North America Annual Conference, deadline 14 January 2019

CfP: Navigating the Nineteenth-Century Institution, deadline 31 January 2019

CfP: International Congress on the Enlightenment, deadline 1 February 2019

CfP: Charity, Welfare and Emotions in Early Modern Britain, deadline 1 February 2019

CfP: Writings from Scotland before the Union, deadline 8 February 2019 

CfP: 5th International St Magnus Conference, dealdine 1 March 2019.


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