Details of the timetable for the SAFHS 2012 Conference on Saturday 21st April in Dundee has been spotted by Chris Paton - see his post here and follow the link.
In what is a very busy year for anniversaries, the National Library of Scotland is commemorating the ill-fated Captain Scott expedition to the South Pole - see here.
And there's another news item of interest to historically-minded Scots with a piece on TNA's website about the loan and display, in Scotland, of a 700-year-old William Wallace letter.
Two new history Podcasts are available:
- BBC HistoryExtra (early modern Germany, and Victorian notions of Ancient Egypt);
- TNA Podcast (Henry III Fine Rolls)
Ancestry have released Electoral Registers pertaining to Dorset covering 1839-1922 - see their updates page.
And Ancestry have also released a free update to Family Tree Maker for Mac2.
Oh, and the February issue of HistoryToday is now available.
The week's 'History Headlines' from the BBC can be viewed here.
A history crossword for you to tackle (darn tricky).
OTHER BITS FROM TWITTER
- BookShelfPorn - pics of bookshelves! (from @EHChalus);
- SoG's Book of the Month (from @SoGGenealogist);
- Don't forget free WWI stuff today! (from @AncestryUK);
- Family Tree Mag competition (from @familytreemaguk);
- Emilia Fox at WDYTYA? Live (from @wdytyamagazine);
- Irish TV history programme (from @findmypastIE).
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