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Registration is now open for the conference Histories of Scottish Politics in the Age of Union, c.1700-1945, taking place at Durham University, Tuesday-Wednesday 23-24 July 2024.

This conference will be the first event dedicated to exploring the political, and its meanings, in modern Scotland. It features 40 paper presentations across parallel streams, examining a broad range of topics and drawing on diverse sources and methodologies. A keynote and a roundtable will debate the state of Scottish historical studies and of political history.
The conference is organised by Dr Naomi Lloyd-Jones and is supported by British Agricultural History Society, the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham’s History Department, the History of Parliament Trust, the Leverhulme Trust, the Past & Present Society and the Scottish Historical Review Trust. The full programme and registration information are available on the conference website. Registration closes on Thursday 4 July for in-person attendance, and on Thursday 18 July for online attendance.
Preceding the conference on Monday 22 July is a workshop with Edinburgh University Press, on publishing in academic journals. Chris Grieves, Senior Development Editor, will discuss article writing, peer reviewing and choosing a journal, and host a Q&A section with Naomi, who is co-editor of the Scottish Historical Review. Register via the booking website by 18 July. Chris will be on hand during the conference with discounts on EUP books.
Both the conference and workshop are hybrid and free to attend, but booking is essential.