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An exciting year for Queering the Archive TAGS: | | | | | This year saw the development of the Queering the Archive initiative as part of our 70th Anniversary. Join Elliot as he takes you through an exploration of the initiative as …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive with Lady Rampant TAGS: | | | | | | | | We once again have another podcast to showcase as part of the ongoing Queering the Archive initiative! For the third in a series of podcasts, Archive and Library Assistant, Elliot, …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive with drag king Dorian T. Fisk TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | |   For the second podcast for Queering the Archive, Elliot sat down with Dorian T. Fisk to discuss representation in the drag scene and elsewhere.   Dorian is just one of many of Scotland’s …Continue reading →

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Queering The Man and Woman’s Love Song TAGS: | | | | | | | | | |   An image of our Tale archive with a Progress Pride flag filter. The image includes cabinets, index card boxes on top, and shelving with books above.       …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive with Rufus Elliot from OVER/AT and the new EP, “Folk’s Songs” TAGS: | | | | | | | | |       As part of the Queering the Archive project, we will feature conversations and podcasts with various people undertaking work and projects that feature LGBT+ voices and representation. …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: Drag in the School of Scottish Studies Archives For our second blog and part two to the last blog Queering the Archive, join us as we celebrate the cultural records of ‘drag’ in the archives.   Drag is described as a gender …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: Cross-Dressing Ballads in the School of Scottish Studies Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | As the first in our series of blogs as part of ‘Queering the Archive’ initiative, I discuss some infamous ‘cross-dressing’ ballads within our collections.   Here at the School of Scottish Studies, …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: An Announcement of a New Initiative TAGS: | | | | | | | We are excited to announce the work on our new Queering the Archive initiative. This initiative aims to increase representation of LGBT+ records within our collections.  Queering the Archive will hope …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...
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