Registration Opens for “Histories of Scottish Politics in the Age of Union, c.1700-1945”

Received from Dr. Naomi Lloyd-Jones (Durham University)

Dates: 23rd – 24th July 2024

Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: Collingwood College Penthouse Conference Suite, Durham University and online

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Conference Event Listing on the Durham University Website

Join us for two days of stimulating discussion about the place of politics and the meaning of the political in modern Scotland, a period of massive political, constitutional, economic, environmental, religious and social change in Scotland, the UK and the empire. The conference features 40 paper presentations, a keynote on ‘Where did the nineteenth century go?’ and a roundtable on ‘The future of Scottish political history?’. Registration is now open.

View of the Great Reform Meeting at the King’s Park, Edinburgh, April 24th 1832 (image via the event listing on the Durham University website).

The conference is free to attend, and hybrid. Registration is currently open and will close for in-person attendance on 4 July and for online attendance on 18 July.

We are also holding pre-conference workshop on publishing in academic journals, in conjunction with Edinburgh University Press (taking place 14:30-16:00 on 22nd July 2024, also at Durham University). It is aimed at PGRs and ECRs, but all are welcome. It is free and hybrid; register on the via the booking website by 18 July.

Registration (free)

This event is supported by: Lverhulme Trust, Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies, The History of Parliament and British Agricultural History Society in addition to the Past & Present Society.

Past & Present is pleased to support this event and supports other events like it. Applications for event funding are welcomed from scholars working in the field of historical studies at all stages in their careers.

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