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STICK AGM 2019 and “Watt a Great Idea! 250 years of ethically curating, interpreting and working Watt engines”

Watt a Great Idea! 250 years of ethically curating, interpreting and working Watt engines, and the STICK Annual General Meeting Thursday 25th April 2019 | 10am-3pm | £25 | Engine Shed, Stirling Book now! The Watt steam engine has been one of the most influential inventions in modern British history. Whilst working at the University of Glasgow, James Watt worked on improving the Newcomen engine. He came up with the idea of the separate condenser, which was patented on 25th April 1769. His invention would revolutionise Britain’s industry, architecture, society, and economy. Join the Scottish Transport and Industrial Collections Knowledge
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Scottish Industrial Heritage Day, have your say.

Scottish Industrial Heritage Day, have your say. As a result of feedback from the STICK Annual Conference held at Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow on the 16th October 2010, the STICK Steering Group has resolved to take forward the proposal of an annual national Scottish Industrial Heritage Day. To that end, an online survey has been designed to gather your thoughts on the subject. The survey has been designed to be short in order to encourage maximum participation. The survey completion deadline is the 20th December 2010 and the results will be circulated in early January 2011. This will allow for initial preparations
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Scotland in Motion Conference – Call for papers

Scotland in Motion Conference – Call for papers Economic & Social History Society of Scotland – Spring Conference, Glasgow, 6-7 May 2011 – CALL FOR PAPERS.  Call for papers deadline: 31 January 2011 The Economic and Social History Society of Scotland seeks to bring together scholars to share innovative research on Scottish life through exploration of the concept of ‘motion’.  The ESHSS Spring Conference 2011 invites paper and panel proposals which interpret the theme of movement in its broadest sense, both materially and symbolically. Whilst papers on the topics suggested below are invited, proposals are by no means limited to
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