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New Doctoral Fellow announced

The Centre is delighted to announce the award of a Doctoral Fellowship for 2017 to PhD student Christopher Fevre. We welcome Chris to the Centre and look forward to working with him.

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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

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Dr Chris Storrs’ new book launched at the Spanish Embassy

Dr Chris Storrs’ new book, ‘The Spanish Resurgence, 1713-1748’, was formally launched at the Spanish Embassy in London on 22nd February. At the launch, Dr Storrs gave a talk on the subject of the book. This was followed by a reception hosted by the Embassy, followed by a book signing. The event attracted an audience

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Commercial Cosmopolitanism – International Conference

Dundee will host a two-day international conference on 2nd June 2017 on ‘Commercial Cosmopolitanism?: Policing contact zones and governing multinationals in the early modern world’. Contact zones and the linked concepts of brokerage, go-betweens, hybridity, and transculturation have been amongst the most fertile and innovative fields of study in recent years. However, since the classic

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