Links to other sites of interest to the history of Scottish Women

A History of Women in Scotland

a brief overview of history of women in Scotland written for History Scotland 5 Feb 2018

Centre for Gender History at the University of Glasgow

The Centre for Gender History was established in 2008. It brings together staff and students from the Departments of History and Economic & Social History as well as cognate areas within the University and partners in other institutions. Its research interests traverse the medieval period to the present day.

Centre for Scottish Studies, Simon Fraser University
The Centre for Scottish Studies at Simon Fraser University provides a focal point for faculty, students and members of the community interested in exploring Scottish history and culture and the relationship between Scotland and Canada.
Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Guelph

The Centre for Scottish Studies was established to co-ordinate graduate studies in the history, literature and culture of Scotland and Scottish settlements in Canada. Students interested in working in this field register in the department dealing with the discipline in which their particular interest lies, for instance English or History. Special emphasis is at present laid on Scottish history from the 14th to the early 20th century, Scottish migrations and settlement in Canada, and Scottish and Scottish-Canadian literature.

Database of Scottish saints dedications

A database of dedications to saints in medieval Scotland - includes many female saints

Feminae - Medieval Women and Gender Index

This database covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Because of the explosion of research in Women's Studies during the past two decades, scholars and students interested in women during the Middle Ages find an ever-growing flood of publications.

History Scotland

A popular history magazine which includes many articles on Scottish women.

International Review of Scottish Studies

an interdisciplinary journal of Scottish Studies, providing open access articles on Scottish history, literature and culture

Mapping Memorials to Women in Scotland

All over Scotland, in towns, villages and in the countryside, there are many types of memorials, large and small, commemorating the lives and achievements of women. The Women of Scotland website was set up to record this information and make it available to all, and we need your help to find these memorials.

North American Organization of Scottish Historians

an organisation for Scottish historians working in North America. Incudes contact details to join.  Link takes you to Facebook Page

People of Medieval Scotland 1093-1371

a database (and much more)  with information on over 15,000 individual Scots mentioned in 6000 charters from 1093 to 1371. the original database is now being expanded to 1371

Scottish Chapbooks

The Scottish Chapbooks Project at the University of Guelph is a collaboration between the Library’s Archival & Special Collections and the Department of History. The purpose of this project is to make the library’s collection of Scottish chapbooks – one of the largest in North America – accessible to historians and to digital humanities students.

Scottish Witches Interactive Map

interactive map plotting place of residence of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland (based on data from Survey of Scottish Witchcraft

Survey of Scottish Witchcraft

a searchable database of people accused of witchcraft in early modern Scotland. It also provides many additional resources for those interested in the Scottish witchhunt

TannerRitchie Publishing

the major publisher of Scottish primary sources in North America. They produce machine-searchable texts of the major medieval and early modern printed sources in Scottish and English history

Women of Moray [see description]

A website dedicated to women in Moray's history. Includes photographs, biographies, news and events relating to the history of Moray women. Update March 2020 - the website seems to have disappeared, but the link will bring you to the published volume

Women's History Scotland
Women's History Scotland exists to promote study and research in women's and gender history, particularly for those working in Scotland or working on Scottish themes. It has a commitment to history at all levels and aims to provide a network of information and support to all.

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