Weekly Digest 18 January 2019

Happy Friday everyone! Sit back, relax and allow us here at @ScotHistNetwork to chase away the January blues with details of the latest events, call for papers and publications.

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

Until 27 January: Burns Hame Toun, Various events


23 January: The Black Rood – Rediscovering Scotland’s Anglo-Saxon Crown Jewel, National Library of Scotland

31 January: RSA Scotland Event: ‘The Tiger in the Grass’, The Merits of Applied History, University of Edinburgh

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

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

Ongoing until April: A Better World? Scotland after the First World War, National Library of Scotland

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


23rd January: Women, War and the West End Talk, Glasgow City Heritage Trust

25th January: Robert Burns Celebration Event: National Library at Kelvin Hall

28 January: Intergenerational transmission of skilled working class male identity in the West of Scotland, Scottish Oral History Centre

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

Ongoing Until June: Dippy about Dinosaurs, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

News, Opportunities and Miscellany
Jobs: Various roles, National Museum of Scotland

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

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

Conferences and Workshops
CfP: Navigating the Nineteenth-Century Institution, deadline 31 January

CfP: Scottish Studies Spring Colloquium: Deviancy and Society in Scotland, deadline 1 February

CfP: International Congress on the Enlightenment, deadline 1 February

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

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

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




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