Welcome to the Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee

The Scottish Centre for Global History brings together members of the School of Humanities and other academic schools at the University of Dundee with interests in the development of Global History. Our interests span the globe from India to South America, from Canada to South Africa and range from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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A Hindu princess committing suttee against the wishes of the Emperor Akbar but with his reluctant consent. Painting, 18th Century, by Mohammad Rizā Naw'ī (image from Wellcome Images)

The painting above shows a Hindu princess committing suttee against the wishes of the Emperor Akbar but with his reluctant consent. 18th century By: Mohammad Rizā Naw’ī. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images, images@wellcome.ac.uk, http://wellcomeimages.org

Featured News

  • Upcoming History Seminar Dr George Karekwaivanane: Wednesday 6th December

    As advanced notice for your diaries, we are delighted to announce that our next History Seminar, on Wednesday 6th December, will be hosting Dr. George Karekwaivanane from the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Dr Karekwaivanane will be in Dundee to present on “The Struggle Over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics since 1950”.

    The event is from 4.30 – 6.30pm, in the Fairlie Room (Main Library).

    We look forward to what will be a fascinating topic, and seeing you there. All welcome