CONFERENCES, AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS
JENNIFER ASTONAND CATHERINE BISHOP, eds., Female Entrepreneurs in the Long Nineteenth Century: A Global Perspective, London, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). Reviewed in Family & Community History, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2021, pp. 79–80.
20th May 2021: A Sacred Covenant? Historic, Legal and Cultural Perspectives on the Development of Marital Law. Paper: An Irregular Marriage: The Subversion of the Scottish Kirk by Isabel Clinckscales.
20th May 2021: Best Early Career Research Paper at the Conference A Sacred Covenant? Historic, Legal and Cultural Perspectives on the Development ofMarital Law.
25th September 2021: Women’s Studies Group 1558- 1837. Paper: ‘Women’s subversion of the Scottish Church Courts 1707-1757.’
In 2019 Helen graduated from the University of Northumbria with an MA (Distinction) in History. Her dissertation on ‘Scottish Border Town Women and Subversion of Patriarchal Control 1707-1756’ released women’s voices from the Kirk Discipline Books of Scotland.