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

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  • Dr Anja Johansen accepted as Researcher at Marc Bloch Centre, Berlin

    Dr Anja Johansen has been accepted as an associated researcher at the Marc Bloch Centre in Berlin, from April to September 2017. The Marc Bloch Centre is attached to the Humboldt University, but financed by the French National Research Council, CNRS. It brings together researchers from all branches of Humanities and Social Sciences concerned with studies on German-French relations, in a European and Global context.

    Dr Johansen will use this opportunity to develop her collaborative project on Independent Police Complaints Procedures, and extend the network of researchers, practitioners and activists linked to the project.