Events

Women’s History Scotland Leah Leneman Essay Prize 2014 – Results!

Women’s History Scotland Leah Leneman Essay Prize 2014   We are pleased to announce the winner and runner-up of the Leah Leneman Essay Prize for 2014. The winner is Alice Glaze, University of Guelph, with Lin Cunningham, University of Glasgow, as runner-up. The competition again saw a very strong competition and we would like to …

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Upcoming Event

Gender History Network Seminar, University of Edinburgh Wednesday 4 March 2015, 5.00-6.30pm Margaretta Jolly (University of Sussex) ‘The Sound of Feminist Memory’ Location: Room G.14, William Robertson Wing (University of Edinburgh), Teviot Place, Doorway 4.

WHS Conference 2014 – Gender, Fitness and Sport

The Call for Papers for the Annual Conference is now released. The theme of the conference is Gender, Fitness and Sport. The conference will be held at the University of Abertay, Dundee on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th of September 2014. Professor Charlotte Macdonald has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the Sue Innes …

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Scottish Women: A Documentary History now available

Women’s History Scotland is thrilled to announce that the long awaited Scottish Women: A Documentary History is now available. Companion to the Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women, it is the product of long hours of research and hard work and will prove to be a valuable addition to Scottish women’s history. A range of publicity …

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Annual Conference Orkney – Registration now open!

  2013 Annual Conference Centre for Nordic Studies, UHI, Kirkwall, Orkney 3-4 May 2013  Making, Creating, Producing: Historical Perspectives on Women, Gender & Production Late registrations for WHS Annual Conference in Orkney are still being received. We’ve received a large number of submissions to the Call for Papers early this year, resulting in parallel panels …

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Conference 2012 – Guest Blogger, Morag Campbell 2

WHS Conference 2012 Morag Campbell, Open University and University of Dundee. Blog 2 This year’s annual Women’s History Scotland conference on Women and Wellbeing: Historical Perspectives, brought together a splendid variety of participants and a correspondingly interesting selection of papers.  The subjects of the papers ranged from ‘baby farmers’ to missionaries, and from as far afield as …

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Conference 2012 – Guest Blogger Morag Campbell

WHS Conference 2012 Morag Campbell, Open University and University of Dundee. Distance learning fits in well with full time work and family commitments, but it can be a lonely business.  Modern technology enables us to communicate with tutors and other students through online forums, webinars and online tutorials, but nothing beats face to face contact …

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Sue Innes memorial lecture

Full information is now available about the Sue Innes lecture and reception, which will take place on the Friday evening. In addition to conference speakers and delegates, the lecture is also open to a broader public with a strong interest in history, policy, social work and related issues. Sue Innes memorial lecture poster