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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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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

April 2022

Scottish Labour History Society Essay Prize
Having recently received several donations to support the Society’s activities, SLHS is planning to launch an annual essay

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

March 2022

Ian MacDougall Lecture
The inaugural lecture in memory of Scottish labour historian Ian MacDougall will take place at the King George IV Bridge site of the National Library

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D J Brennan & A Searson: Haggis and Yorkshire Pudding (2021)

Review by Jim Metcalfe

Published by Book Empire, Leeds

Forty years on.

In just over two years, Britain’s coalfields will mark four decades since the triggering of the seminal 1984-5 Miners’ Strike.  

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

February 2022

Inaugural Ian MacDougall Lecture – and Diverse Voices Launch
Full details of the first lecture in memory of Scottish labour historian Ian MacDougall are not yet

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Charles Benson: The Dublin Book Trade 1801-1850 (2021)

Review by Robert Laurie

London: The Bibliographical Society, 2021, pp. xvii, 157, ISBN 978 0 948170 25 6
Available to non-members from the Lilliput Press, Dublin, price 30.00 Euros.

Despite

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

January 2022

SLHS 60th Anniversary Event
The joint SLHS 60th anniversary/Scottish Working People’s History Trust 30th anniversary event took place successfully on 30 November, hosted by

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