Dissemination

Publications

Gordon, E., ‘Irregular Marriage and Cohabitation in Scotland, 1855-1939: Official Policy and Popular Practice’, The Historical Journal (In Press)

Hughes, A. & Meek, J.,  State Regulation, Family Breakdown, and Lone Motherhood: The Hidden Costs of World War I in Scotland, Journal of Family History 39 (2014)

Gordon, E., ‘Irregular Marriage: Myth and Reality’,  Journal of Social History, 47 (1) (2013), pp. 1-19, available here

Conference Papers

Rosemary Elliot, Annmarie Hughes, Jeff Meek & Andrea Thomson, ‘The History of Working-Class Marriage in Scotland Project: The Story so Far’, International Symposium on intimacy, courtship, marriage and emotions, University of Glasgow, 11 September 2015

Andrea Thomson, The “Best of Both Worlds”? Re-examining Marriage in Late Twentieth-Century Scotland, International Symposium on intimacy, courtship, marriage and emotions, University of Glasgow, 11 September 2015

Jeff Meek, ‘What a queer set up’: intimate relationships between men in mid-twentieth century Scotland’, International Symposium on intimacy, courtship, marriage and emotions, University of Glasgow, 11 September 2015

Andrea Thomson, ‘The public and the private: oral history’, ‘Public and Private’: Interdisciplinary Workshop, University of Glasgow, 15 May 2015

Jeff Meek, “‘He calls him his ‘husband’!” Exploring Public and Private Representations and Experiences of Same-Sex Relationships, Civil Partnerships & Marriages in Scotland’, ‘Public and Private’: Interdisciplinary Workshop, University of Glasgow, 14 May 2015

Rosemary Elliot & Annmarie Hughes, ‘Public discourses, private lives: family relationships in war-time Scotland, 1914-1919’,  ‘Public and Private’: Interdisciplinary Workshop, University of Glasgow, 14 May 2015

Andrea Thomson, ‘“Just a relationship”? Marriage and marriage breakdown in late 20th-century Scotland’, Centre for Gender History, University of Glasgow, 24 November 2014

Rosemary Elliot, Annmarie Hughes & Jeff Meek, ‘WW1, Women and Children: Effects on the Home Front’, War: Women, Work, Resistance, Scottish Labour History Society, 8 November 2014

Rosemary Elliot and Annmarie Hughes,  ‘Bad Girls’ or ‘Child Outrages’? Exploring Female Adolescent Sexual Exploitation in Glasgow c.1900-1920’, Dialogues with Scotland’s History of Domestic Abuse: A one-day symposium, University of Glasgow, June 2014

Andrea Thomson, ‘Hearing ‘Silent’ History: Learning from women’s accounts of domestic abuse in late twentieth-century Scotland’, Dialogues with Scotland’s History of Domestic Abuse: A one-day symposium, University of Glasgow, June 2014

Jeff Meek, “Oh, let the Buggers marry!”: Gay and Bisexual Men, Marriage, Partnerships and Families in Post-war Scotland, Non-traditional marriages, partnerships and families in Scotland: Past and Present, University of Glasgow, May 2014

Jeff Meek, ‘ ‘That Class of Men’: effeminacy, sodomy, and failed masculinities in Scotland 1885-1930, Exploring Masculinities in Scottish History, University of St Andrews, March 2014

Eleanor Gordon & Annmarie Hughes, ‘Constructing deviant masculinities’: approaches to deserting husbands in Scotland, c.1890-1939, Exploring Masculinities in Scottish History, University of St Andrews, March 2014

Annmarie Hughes and Jeff Meek, ‘World War I, family breakdown and social regulation in Scotland’, Centre for Gender History, University of Glasgow, March 2014

Andrea Thomson, ‘Introduction to using oral histories in social research’, part of Research Methods Seminar Series, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, March 2014

Eleanor Gordon, ‘Irregular Marriage: Official Attitudes and Popular Practice’, Gender History Network Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh, September, 2013

Eleanor Gordon, Rosemary Elliot, Annmarie Hughes & Jeff Meek, ‘World War 1 and its impact on marriage and the family: Scotland’, Panel presentation, The International Federation for Research in Women’s History, Sheffield,  April 2013

Eleanor Gordon, ‘Irregular Marriage: Myth and Reality’, Economic and Social History seminar, January 2013

‘Working-class family structures in Scotland 1880-1939, North American Social Science History Conference, November 2012, Vancouver

Eleanor Gordon, ‘Irregular Marriage in Scotland’, The Centre for Gender History, University of Glasgow, August, 2012

Eleanor Gordon, ‘Irregular Marriage: Official Attitudes and Popular Practice’, International Workshop: Marriage: A Meaningful Relationship? School of Law, University of Glasgow, May 2012

Eleanor Gordon & Annmarie Hughes, ‘The Way We Were: Working Class Marriage in Scotland 1880-1921, European Social Science History Conference, April 2012

Annmarie Hughes, What Aid? Certainly Not “Women’s Aid”: Social Work and Abused Wives in Scotland, c.1850-1950’, The Centre For Gender History, University of Glasgow and Scottish Women’s Aid