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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

February 2024

Calling Academic Teaching Staff! The Ian MacDougall Essay Prize deadline approaches
The Ian MacDougall Essay Prize honours the memory of Dr Ian MacDougall (1933-2020),

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

January 2024

Calling Academic Teaching Staff! The Ian MacDougall Essay Prize deadline approaches
The Ian MacDougall Essay Prize honours the memory of Dr Ian MacDougall (1933-2020),

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

December 2023

SLHS John Maclean Centenary Conference
The Society’s John Maclean conference on 18 November proved a great success, from the opening remarks by Bailie Roza Salih of Glasgow

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Neil Davidson, What Was Neoliberalism? Studies in the Most Recent Phase of Capitalism, 1973-2008

Review by Dave Featherstone

Haymarket, Chicago. 2023, 270 pp., £18.99 (p/b), ISBN 10 9781642899152

The first chapter of What Was Neoliberalism? closes with the line: ‘And soon everything we’ve known will

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

November 2023

SLHS John Maclean Centenary Conference: Saturday 18 November
With 67 people now booked for the conference, there are a few remaining places. It will now feature Tam Dean

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

October 2023

The Calton Martyrs
SLHS supported the revival of the commemoration of the 'Calton Martyrs', which took place at the Calton Burial Ground, Glasgow on Sunday 24 September. The

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

September 2023

CALLING ALL ACADEMIC TEACHING STAFF!
Please Promote the Ian MacDougall Essay Prize 2023/4
The Scottish Labour History Society (SLHS) has established the Ian MacDougall

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

August 2023

SLHS John Maclean Centenary Conference
Preparations for the John Maclean Conference are well advanced and the programme is nearing completion. SLHS is offering first choice

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Scottish Labour History Society Newsletter

July 2023

Willie Thompson (1939-2024)
With great sadness we must report the death of Willie Thompson, a longstanding member of the Scottish Labour History Society, occasional member

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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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