News & Events

Remembering Neil Davidson

An online event

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People are invited to join comrades and friends in an online event to remember Neil Davidson who died on 3 May 2020.

If you wish to participate you will need to REGISTER to receive details…

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Victor Jara Festival: El Sueño Existe-The Dream Lives On

Virtual Festival on Zoom and Facebook

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El Sueno Existe : Victor Jara festival of Latin American cultures and politics, normally in Machynlleth, West Wales, is on zoom this year, and facebook live from the sueno facebook page, so…

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Workers of the world? The Communist Party of Great Britain as a global party

Call for Papers

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The conference, Workers of the world? The Communist Party of Great Britain as a global party, will be held at the People's History Museum in Manchester, and is being…

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2020 Visions of Labour & Class in Ireland & Europe

Irish Labour History Society International Conference, Dublin – September 2020

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This internatonal conference, which will take place at Liberty Hall in Dublin, is being organised by the Irish Labour History Society (ILHS), in association with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions…

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PhD Studentship at the OU on Workers’ Inquiry in the time of a pandemic

Covid-19 and the Climate Emergency

The Open University Business School is inviting applications for a number of full-time funded PhD studentships beginning 1 February 2021 on 'Responding to COVID-19 and the Climate Emergency'. More…

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Ian MacDougall 1933-2020

Founder of the Scottish Labour History Society

We have to record with great sadness the death of the founder of the Scottish Labour History Society, the distinguished, inspirational and indefatigable labour historian, Ian MacDougall…

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Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

New book by SLH committee member Chris Miller

Former Scottish Labour History Society secretary Chris Miller has recently had Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

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Articles and Books from SLHS Members

New publications: 2017-2019

Members of the Scottish Labour History Society have had several articles published in recent journals, which may be of general interest to members and others.

The list, taken from SLHS…

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Scottish Miners in the Twentieth Century

New book by SLH Journal editor Jim Phillips

Scottish Labour History co-editor Jim Phillips has a new book out.

Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century (Edinburgh University Press, 2019) examines the role coal…

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SLHS Booklet: Published December 2018

John Maclean: The Speech from the Dock

John Maclean's 1918 speech from the dock has become immortalised as a defining moment of a distinctive Scottish radical tradition, symbolising 'working-class morality' against the 'capitalist…

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