Scottish Records Association
Saturday 16 November 2019
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
The Scottish Records Association is pleased to partner the Centre for Scottish Culture at the University of Dundee in a conference on the subject of the use of Scottish archives to uncover stories usually obscured by the records: hidden histories.
The conference will take place in the Dalhousie Building, 75 Old Hawkhill, Dundee, DD1 5EN. It is about 15-20 minutes’ walk from Dundee railway station (via South Tay Street and Old Hawkshill Road).
09:45-10:30 Registration (tea, coffee and refreshments will be served)
10:30-11:30 Panel 1: Mental Health in the Archives
11:30-11:40 Comfort break
11:40-12:35 Panel 2: Silence and Gender in the Archives
(The AGM of the Scottish Records Association begins promptly at 12:40)
13:50-14:45 Panel 3: Archival Gaps and Silences - (non)acquisition and failure to catalogue
14:45-15:20 Break for tea and coffee
15:20-16:20 Panel 4: Myths, Narratives and Archives – inclusion and exclusion from archives and stories
Concluding remarks - Professor Chris Whatley, Chair of the Scottish Records Association