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Women’s History Scotland exists to promote study and research in women’s and gender history, particularly for those working in Scotland or working on Scottish themes. It has a commitment to history at all levels and aims to provide a network of information and support to all. Browse our website for news of activities and projects concerning women’s and gender history in Scotland.

***NEW – Resources for the history of BAME women in Scotland***

We hope schools and researchers will find the resource a good starting point to find out more about BAME women in Scottish history. We are aware that there is likely to be a lot more material than this, whether personal accounts or organisational history, or ongoing research that we don’t know about. This page will be a work-in-progress with resources added as we find out about new work and projects. If you have any suggestions we can add please get in touch info@womenshistoryscotland.org or through Facebook or twitter @WomensHistScot 


Deadlines and events:

***20th Anniversary*** WHS Essay Prize – Women’s History Scotland’s essay prize is twenty years old this year! As always we are very pleased to invite submissions for our bi-annual prize of £100 for a new essay in the field of Scottish women’s and/or gender history. The deadline is Monday 21 December 2020. Read the reflections of former winners and find out how to apply here: