SATH Conference 2016
Saturday, 12 November 2016 from 09:30 to 15:15 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
09.30-9.55 Registration, History Fayre
Tea & coffee available.
10.00-10.20 Welcome, Presentation of Awards
Chris MacKay, SATH President.
10.20- 11.20 Key Note Speaker
11.20- 11.40 Interval
Tea & coffee available.
11.40- 12.30 Course content workshops
This session will deal with key areas of content and historiography.
Please indicate on the form which workshop you wish to attend. Please also identify a second preference in case your first option is unavailable.
• USA: ‘A House Divided’, 1850-65
• Germany: from Democracy to Dictatorship, 1918-39
Professor Peter Jackson Glasgow University
• Russia: from Tsarism to Stalinism, 1914-45
• Scotland: Independence and Kingship, 1249-1334
Professor Dauvit Broun Glasgow University
• Scotland and the Great War
Professor Richard Finlay Strathclyde University
• Scotland and the Slave Trade
Professor Simon Newman Glasgow University
12.30 – 13.30 Networking Lunch and History Fayre
13.30 – 14.05 SATH AGM & Assessment Updates
Chris Mackay, SATH President
Denise Dunlop – National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher Assessment Update 2016/17
14.05 – 14.15 The Cold War – A teaching resource
14.15 – 15.15 Pedagogy workshops
Please indicate on the form which workshop you wish to attend.
• Tom Haward – Centre for Holocaust Education – Being Human
Even before they begin to study the Holocaust many students have well formed (but largely inaccurate) ideas about how it happened. Commonly this translates into strongly-held beliefs about the kinds of people who killed, who ‘stood-by’, and who tried to help. While these notions help to ‘make sense’ of the Holocaust, they also oversimplify the realities of the historical events.
In this session Tom Hayward will demonstrate how to use a range of detailed case studies which allow students to ask how and why ordinary people became complicit in mass murder. In so doing, they are left with searching questions about what it is to be a citizen in the modern world.
• Ian Phillips – Edge Hill University – Historical Interpretations
This session will look at teaching methods that can be used to bring pupils into contact with different interpretations of the past.
• Annie Davis – English National Archives
This is an interactive session using primary sources from National Archives of Scotland. It will demonstrate how these documents and sources can be used in the classroom using examples from the military service exemption panels.
15.15 Plenary and close
Chris MacKay, SATH President
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SATH President Chris Mackay