Weekly Digest 22 November 2019

Scottish History Network Digest
22 November 2019

It’s that time of the week for the Scottish History Network digest!  Read on for all the latest events, opportunities, news and publications in Scottish history…

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.

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
30 November: ‘Aberdeen Breviary,’ Kelvin Hall.

2 December: ‘Sir Thomas Lipton,’ Bearsden Hub Main Hall.

13 & 14 December: ‘CINE[STHESIA]: Winter Sports,’ Kelvin Hall.

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

23 November: ‘On a Mission: The Adventures of Mary Slessor,’ Institut français d’Ecosse.

29 November: ‘Damian Barr on “Maggie and Me,”‘ National Library of Scotland.

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

9 December: ‘”Here is ane Koull of Tullilum”: Excavations at Whitefriars, Perth, 2014-2018.’ National Museum of Scotland.

23 November: ‘Highland Archive Centre 10th Anniversary,’ Highland Archive Centre.

East Dunbartonshire
23 November – 1 December: ‘Explore Your Archive Launch Week 2019,‘ East Dunbartonshire Archives.

News, Opportunities and Miscellany
Collection request: ‘2019 General Election in Scotland,’ National Library of Scotland.

Opportunity: Join the Board of Historic Environment Scotland.

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.

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: ‘The Leviathan of Highland and Emigration History,’ deadline 31 January 2020.

CfP: “Stevenson and Pleasure”, 31 January 2020.

CfP: ‘5th International St Magnus Conference: Island Histories and Herstories,’ deadline 15 March 2020.

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

Northern Scotland, Volume 10, Issue 2 (November 2019).

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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