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WHS Leah Leneman Essay Prize 2014

Women’s History Scotland is pleased to announce that the essay competition for 2014 is now open! Submissions should be received by Friday the 19th December 2014. Please see the following poster for information and the criteria for entry. Inquiries about and submissions for the essay competition should be directed to Deborah Simonton (dsimonton@language.sdu.dk). Essay Prize …

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Information Exchange – October 2013

*To respond to these requests for information, please use the contact information provided* Requests for Information: From Margaret Moore – mem.babel@googlemail.com [Please note the month when Margaret wishes to film] “I am an independent artist and I recently exhibited at ScotlandStreetSchoolMuseum. My work explores identity and community. In Still Sounds, an ongoing work over the …

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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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Mapping Memorials to Women – STV Coverage

STV have covered the Women of Scotland project to Map Memorials to Women, raising the profile of the project. Below is the link to the video on the STV website and a short article. http://news.stv.tv/scotland/219532-women-of-scotland-website-charts-memorials-to-historic-achievements/ And here is the link to the Women of Scotland website for further information. http://womenofscotland.org.uk/  

March is International Women’s History Month!

Happy International Women’s History Month! Women’s History Month coincides with International Women’s Day on the 8th of March. How will you be celebrating IWD? Are there any special events planned to celebrate Women’s History and Women’s Day? Leave a comment below and we’ll spread the word! Dundee Women’s Festival 4th to 24th March 2013: http://www.d-v-a.org.uk/Downloads/Events/DWF_booklet2013_for%20web_final.pdf

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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