GWS East is a friendly bunch and with regular social activities and educational events, there’s plenty of opportunities to meet, chat, and learn.

Our next open meeting is Thursday 12 March!  Join us at 7.00pm in Mayfield Sports Pavilion, Arbroath Road for a historical exploration of Dundee’s Poorhouses. All welcome. 


Between September and June, we meet at the Mayfield Sports Pavilion on the second Thursday of every month from 7.00-9.00. Come along to participate in scholarly lectures and friendly discussions.

The 2019/2020 programme
Date Speaker Topic
12 September 2019 Morag Allan Campbell Tell me why I’m here: Listening to women’s lost words
10 October 2019 A report from the GWI Triennial Conference Peace Through Education
19 October 2019 President’s Lunch
Invercarse Hotel
No Speaker
14 November 2019 John Blicharski The Access Programme at the University of Dundee
12 December 2019 Elizabeth McGillivray The Big Apple and Tartan Week
9 January 2020 Dr Alex Watson At the Opera
13 February 2020 Karen Petrie STEM and the Athena Swan Award
7 March 2020 Film: The Work They Say is Mine
12 March 2020 Martin Allan
Dundee’s Poor Houses
21 March 2020 Annual Lunch
Clare Hunter
Invercarse Hotel
Threads of Life
9 April 2020 Professor Jacob George Healthy Bodies and E-Cigarettes
18 April 2020 Research Presentation Day
Dundee Discovery
14 May 2020 Louise Hallman
Salzburg Global Seminar