School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Scottish History postgraduate reading group 2021/22

The Scottish History Postgraduate Reading Group meets throughout the year. Please join the mailing list to receive materials.

Time and location

Unless otherwise stated, the sessions take place on Fridays 1:30-2:30pm (unless otherwise stated) via Blackboard Collaborate. If interested in taking part please email to be added to the mailing list so you can be sent information about preparing for each session

Event schedule

Semester 1 2021/22

Date Topic Join 

Friday 29 Oct

‘What makes a good journal article? Winner and runner ups of the 2021 David Berry Prize’

Preparation material


Friday 12 Nov 

‘Literature and Scottish History: a case study of Women of Independence’


Friday 26 Nov

‘Material Culture and Scottish History: the romanticisation and commodification of Tartan’


Friday 10 Dec

Brainstorming session for semester 2 topics