Scottish Magazines Network: New Research Directions and Partnerships

Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Collaboration with University of St Andrews.

Scottish Cultural and Political Magazines: New Research Directions

An AHRC Research Network establishing an interdisciplinary research agenda for work on Scottish periodicals which significantly shaped the cultural politics of devolution from the 1960s-1990s. Drawing scholars of Scottish history, politics, literature and publishing together for a programme of 3 events over 12 months, featuring interviews with magazine editors and contributors, public outreach, and sessions developing editorial principles and an impact strategy for the subsequent grant bid (centred on digitising these magazines).

NB This is an AHRC Research Network bid, which forms part of a larger three-strand project on Scottish Cultural and Political Magazines of the post 1960s period.

That larger project has these elements:

  1. AHRC Research Network (March 2020- March 2021)
  2. AHRC Grant (Standard Route) for a major digitisation project in collaboration with external partners, and including postdoctoral research (December 2021- December 2025)
  3. Print anthology of selections from these magazines, to be published in 2023.

Total award value £26,069.42

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Dr Scott Hames

Dr Scott Hames

Senior Lecturer, English Studies