Events

***Protests & Suffragettes, Wikimedia UK and WHS*** Knowledge Activism: How to Add Scottish Suffrage/ttes to Wikipedia – 23 April 2022, 1-4pm

Our first Wikipedia workshop with Protests & Suffragettes and Wikimedia UK went really well! We are delighted to share the details for our second workshop and hope to see lots of you there!: One of a series of workshops on how to edit Wikipedia – You’ll learn to add & improve entries for Scottish Suffrage/ttes. …

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***Protests & Suffragettes, Wikimedia UK and WHS*** Knowledge Activism: How to Add Scottish Suffrage/ttes to Wikipedia – IWD 8 March 2022, 6-8.30pm

We are delighted to announce that we will be working with Protests & Suffragettes and Wikimedia UK on a series of workshops where participants can engage in knowledge activism by learning how to add and improve wikipedia entries. We’re kicking of the series on International Women’s Day on 8 March Here’s all the details for …

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WHS Essay Prize 2021 – *Winner Announcement*

We are pleased to announce the winner of the WHS Leah Leneman Essay Prize for 2021 is Dr Lucie Duggan who is currently engaged in postdoctoral research in the Department for the Study of Culture at the University of Southern Denmark. The judges praised Lucie’s essay “The Chief Preservers of Ballad-Poetry”: Revisiting the Ballad Traditions of Scottish Women (18th century):  …

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Sue Innes Memorial Lecture 2021, Thursday 9 December, 2021 9am (GMT) – Catch up now!

The Sue Innes Memorial Lecture is held annually in memory of Sue Innes, feminist historian, campaigner and journalist, who died in 2005. Sue was an enthusiastic member of Women’s History Scotland (then known as Scottish Women’s History Network). She was one of the editors of The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women, which is dedicated to her. Sue was a …

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WHS Transatlantic Showcase – Friday 12 November & Friday 19 November 2021

Transatlantic Showcase: New Directions in Scottish Women’s and Gender History Fri 12th November & Fri 19 November 2021 We are delighted to bring together a Transatlantic Showcase to highlight vibrant new research on Scottish women’s and gender history that is taking place in Canada and the UK. The Transatlantic Showcase features presentations spanning some 700 years …

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Online event: Getting Published in Women’s and Gender History, Friday 5 March 2021, 3.00-4.30pm

We have organised an online session offering strategies and advice about getting published in women’s and gender history for members of Women’s History Scotland.  About this Event This virtual session will offer tips and strategies for getting published in women’s and gender history. It will be led by three senior gender historians (Lynn Abrams, Deborah …

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Sue Innes Memorial Lecture 2020 -Listen now!

The Sue Innes Memorial Lecture is held annually in memory of Sue Innes, feminist historian, campaigner and journalist, who died in 2005. Sue was an enthusiastic member of Women’s History Scotland (then known as Scottish Women’s History Network). She was one of the editors of The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women, which is dedicated to her. Sue was a …

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Sue Innes Memorial Lecture 2019 – Listen now!

We were very lucky to have our new convenor Prof Eleanor Gordon giving this year’s Sue Innes Memorial Lecture on Friday 15 November entitled –‘Sex and the Single Girl: Working-Class Courtship in Scotland, 1855-1939′. The lecture was part of the opening evening of our conference this year entitled ‘Gender Transgressions – Historical Perspectives’ which was generously supported …

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***REGISTRATION OPEN*** WHS Annual Conference – ‘Gender Transgressions – Historical perspectives’, New College, University of Edinburgh, 15-16 November 2019

Women’s History Scotland are delighted to invite you to our annual conference – ‘Gender Transgressions – Historical perspectives’. We have a very exciting line-up of speakers exploring wide-ranging themes, perspectives and historical chronology. Full programme – WHS Gender Transgressions_Provisional Programme We open the conference on Friday 15 November with an evening of FREE public events, beginning at 4pm with …

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** CFP – WHS Annual Conference 2019: ‘Gender Transgressions – Historical Perspectives’, Saturday 16 November **

The Call for Papers for this year’s Women’s History Scotland Conference is now open! ‘Gender Transgressions – Historical Perspectives’ will explore the idea of transgressing gender norms (including those relating to masculinity and femininity) and the consequences of this for individuals or groups. The conference will take place in Edinburgh on Saturday 16 November. We welcome proposals relating to all …

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