Scottish Records Association
Saturday 16 November 2019, 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 is expected to run between 10:30 and 16:50 (with registration 0945-1030) on Saturday 16 November 2019. Programme and timings will be sent with booking confirmation.
Speakers are expected to include:
Caroline Brown and Jacqueline Eccles
Redressing the Balance in Archives: using asylum records to give voice to the under-represented
The Fool is Not Found Wanting in the Household of the King of Scots: the hidden history of Renaissance natural fools in the Lord High Treasurer’s Accounts of Scotland
Sex in the City: why early twentieth-century sexual violence was an urban working-class issue
Unlocking the Silence: giving Grace a voice
Margaret McKenzie and Peter E Ross
Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland - a Hidden Community: a hidden history
Hidden in Plain Sight - a Case Closeted in the Archive: how legacy finding aids conceal LGBT histories, and why this matters
Gordon J Barclay and Louise Heren
The Battle for George Square, 1919: hidden in plain sight
Italian Fascist Leaders in Interwar Scotland