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Theresa Mackay wins 2016 Women’s History Scotland Essay Prize

February 24, 2017
Goldstream Gazette
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School of Tourism and Hospitality Management assistant professor Theresa Mackay was interviewed by the Goldstream Gazette about her research on women innkeepers across the Highlands and Islands in the 18th and 19th centuries, and what she discovered along the way. Mackay won the 2016 Women’s History Scotland Essay Prize for her paper.

Here is an excerpt:

“The essay looks specifically at women innkeepers in rural areas, which was significant because no one had found that before.”

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International coverage of Mackay’s award:
The Scotsman, Women’s Hour on BBC 4 and BBC Scotland