Weekly Digest 15 November

Scottish History Network Digest
15 November 2019

Happy Friday! The dark nights are drawing in, but no fear – we have lots of exciting events and upcoming conferences to share with you.

As always, we would love to hear from you if you are interested in writing a blog post 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.

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, tweet us at @ScotHistNetwork or via our Facebook page.

Public Lectures, Events and Seminars
18 November: ‘Coal Country: the Meaning and Memory of Deindustrialisation in Postwar Scotland,’ University of Strathclyde.

19 November: ‘Polonia Scotorum colonia: Scottish early modern emigrants in a multilingual setting,’ University of Glasgow.

Ongoing until 31 December: ‘Glasgow Gaels’, The Mitchell Library

20 November: ‘Archive fever: A worm’s eye view of the NRS and NRAS,’ National Records of Scotland.

30 November: ‘Hiberno-Scandinavian strap-fittings from Scotland,’ Augustine United Church.

St Andrews
21 November: ‘The Piston and the Press: Industrial Heritage, Working-Class History and Literary Production,’ University of St Andrews.

21 November: ‘Andrew Carnegie as Highland Landowner,’ Abbey Church Hall.

21 November: ‘The Myth of Riotous Assemblies: mobs, movement and food riots beyond the market place,’ University of the Highlands and Islands.

News, Opportunities and Miscellany
Job: Research Assistant (Church Musicians before the Reformation), deadline 20 November.

Job: Head of Organisational Development, National Trust for Scotland, deadline 21 November.

Job: Archivist – Audiovisual and Radio Collections, BBC, deadline 26 November.

Job: Senior Casework Officer, Historic Environment Scotland, deadline 27 November.

Job: Project Officer: Heritage of the Sea (Lewis/Benbecula), deadline 2 November.

Job: Research Fellow (History of Rat-Catching), deadline 9 December

Job: Research Fellow (History of Rat-Proofing), deadline 9 December

Prize: The Rosebery Prize, Scottish Historical Society, deadline 30 November

Prize: The Jack Prize, International Association for the Study of Scottish Literatures, deadline 30 November

Prize: Economic & Social History Prize, deadline 31 December.

Opportunity: University of Glasgow Visiting Research Fellows 2020, deadline 15 November.

New Resource: Map showing place of residence for Scotland’s accused witches launched 

Conferences and Workshops
CfP: International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Scottish Literature and Language, deadline 1 December

CfP: Free Speech, Religion and Political Culture in Northern Europe, 1400-1750, deadline 6 December

CfP: “Stevenson and Pleasure”, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, deadline 31 January 2020

Register now: Women’s History Scotland Conference: Gender Transgressions – Historical Perspectives, 15-16 November

Register now: Hidden Histories – Scottish Records Association / Centre for Scottish Culture, 16 November

Register now: Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century, 22 November

Register now: Scottish Society for Northern Studies Annual Conference, 23 November.

Register now: Explore your Archives Scotland launch, 25 November

Register now: Icon Scotland presents:The 22nd Annual Plenderleith Memorial Lecture, 28 November

Peter Auger, Du Bartas’ Legacy in England and Scotland.

Christopher J. Berry, Essays on Hume, Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment 

Callum Brown, The Battle for Christian Britain: Sex, Humanists and Secularisation, 1945-1980.

Viccy Coltman, Art and Identity in Scotland: A Cultural History from the Jacobite Rising of 1745 to Walter Scott

Timothy M. Costelloe, The Imagination in Hume’s Philosophy: The Canvas of the Mind

David Fergusson & Mark Elliott (eds), The History of Scottish Theology, Volume III.

Peter S. Fosl, Hume’s Scepticism: Pyrrhonian and Academic

David D. Hall, The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

Scott Hames, The Literary Politics of Scottish Devolution: Voice, Class, Nation

Lowri Ann Reeves, Ciaran Reilly & Annie Tindley, The Land Agent 1700-1920

Bess Rhodes, Riches and Reform: Ecclesiastical Wealth in St Andrews, c.1520-1580.

Michael Shaw, The Fin-De-Siecle Scottish Revival: Romance, Decadence and Celtic Identity.

Kenneth Williamson, Old Edinburgh Trams

Ali Whiteford, An Enormous Reckless Blunder – The Story of the Lewis Chemical Works

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