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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

June 2023

SLHS John Maclean Conference, 18 November 2023
Fund-raising for the conference has gone extraordinarily well with over £1000 raised, and donations of a venue and speakers'

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

May 2023

SLHS 2023 Conference on John Maclean
The Scottish Labour History Society is organising a conference to mark the centenary of the death of Clydeside revolutionary John

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SLHS John Maclean Conference, November 2023

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JOHN MACLEAN: CENTENARY CONFERENCE, UNITE

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

April 2023

SLHS 2023 Conference on John Maclean
The SLHS conference marking the centenary of the death of Clydeside socialist and campaigner John Maclean will take place on Saturday

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

March 2023

Ian MacDougall Memorial Lecture 2023
The second Ian MacDougall Memorial Lecture will take place in the Boardroom of the National Library of Scotland (NLS), Edinburgh, on

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

February 2023

Ian MacDougall Memorial Lecture at NLS in April
Following the death of SLHS founder Ian MacDougall in 2020, SLHS, with the Scottish Working People's History Trust and

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

January 2023

With Best Wishes for 2023
All members should now have received their copy of Volume 57 of Scottish Labour History, together with a free copy of Sell and Be

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Coal, Community and Change

Scottish Area NUM march passes Annesley Colliery, Coal Crisis, December 1992

An iconic image included as part of the 2019 Nottingham Trent University exhibition, ‘Coal, Community and Change 1965-2015’, is a protest march by the Scottish Area of the National Union of

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

December 2022

Journal and Publication Update
Volume 57 of Scottish Labour History is printed and will be mailed out shortly. SLHS subscribers will also receive our new Occasional

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Fighting Deindustrialisation: Scottish Women’s Factory Occupations, 1981-1982

Dr Andy Clark of Newcastle University introduces his latest book

Andy Clark’s Fighting Industrialisation is available from the website of Liverpool University Press to Scottish Labour History readers  at a special discount of 35%: quote code SLHS35

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

November 2022

The 2022 Edition of Scottish Labour History
Volume 57 of Scottish Labour History will be out in late November and includes a transcript of the inaugural

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Reclaiming the History of the Dumfries Working Class

Mobbings, Struggles and Strikes: Episodes in the history of the organised working class of Dumfries, 1771-1914

Mobbings, Struggles and Strikes is the second book by local author (and Scottish Labour History Society member) Ian Gasse in his attempt to reclaim the history of the organised nineteenth

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

October 2022

100 Years of the TGWU
Unite the Union is organising an event at the Moving Image Archive, Kelvinhall, Glasgow, as part of the Unite History Project. This will take place on

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

September 2022

The SLHS Ian MacDougall Essay Prize
The Scottish Labour History Society is pleased to announce the establishment of the Ian MacDougall Essay Prize, which will:
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The Ian MacDougall Essay Prize

Guidelines and Application Form

The Scottish Labour History Society is pleased to announce the establishment of the Ian MacDougall Essay Prize with a threefold purpose:

*   to honour the memory of Dr. Ian MacDougall (

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

August 2022

The 2022 SLHS Conference/AGM and Lecture – preliminary information

The June SLHS committee meeting agreed in principle to a combined conference and AGM in November,

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Communist Women Leaders

Two articles by John McIlroy & Alan Campbell

John McIlroy and Alan Campbell, ‘The Comintern, Communist women leaders and the struggle for women’s liberation in Britain between the wars: a political and prosopographical investigation, Part 1

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

July 2022

Ian MacDougall Essay Prize Fund
A splendid response to the Ian MacDougall Essay Prize Fund, launched at the inaugural Memorial Lecture in April, has now reached £4,000,

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

June 2022

SLHS Occasional Publications
We hope all SLHS members have received and enjoyed their exclusive advance copy of Diverse Voices, Challenging Injustice: Banner Tales from

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

May 2022

The Ian MacDougall Memorial Lecture
On Thursday 7 April, family, friends and colleagues of the late Ian MacDougall (Scottish Labour History Society Secretary, 1961-1996)

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