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Global History Day, 18 May, 2016

       

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Workshop: Interrogating the Revival of Empire in Humanities Research

A group of students and academics from three continents gathered in St. Andrews and Dundee last weekend for a series of workshops on Global History sponsored by the Scottish Graduate Schoolof Arts and Humanities. The workshops formed  part of a series of two months of debates, workshops, network events and conferences on Global History to

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Dr Anne Sarah Rubin Seminar: ‘Mapping Memory: Sherman’s March and America’

On Friday afternoon, 13 Feb. 2015, Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin (http://annesarahrubin.com) of the University of Maryland stopped by the University of Dundee on a whirlwind tour of Scotland, organized by the U.S. Consulate General (Edinburgh) to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. Dr. Rubin taught a fascinating, hands-on seminar

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Transatlantic Notes – Scotland and America’s Shared Musical History

The Centre for Scottish Culture, at the University of Dundee, in conjunction with the AHRI is holding an event curated by Nancy Groce of the Library of Congress in Washington, including a concert by Brian McNeil. Join us for a unique event featuring an illustrated lecture and a compelling performance exploring 400 years of musical

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Scottish Centre for Global History new book launch: Dundee and the Empire: ‘Juteopolis’ 1850-1939

Professor Jim Tomlinson of Glasgow University will be launching his new book Dundee and the Empire: ‘Juteopolis’ 1850-1939’ published by Edinburgh University Press at an event jointly sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Institute and the Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee. This is an important work that caps a

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How Wars End

The Scottish Centre for Global History is hosting an international conference ‘How Wars End; at the University of Dundee on Friday 24 October 2014.  Speakers include Dr. Michael Brown (University of Saint Andrews), Dr.Fernando Chavarria (University of Alcala), Prof. Lothar Hobelt (University of Vienna), Dr. David Parrott: (University of Oxford), Prof. Linda Frey (University of

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Prof. Chris Whatley delivers the 2nd annual T.C. Smout Lecture

Professor Chris Whatley of the University of Dundee will deliver the second annual T.C. Smout Lecture ‘“Burns by an Englishman is impossible”: sculptors, statues and the contested memory of Robert Burns’. The lecture will be given October 2 at 5.15pm in the New Arts Lecture Theatre, at the University of St. Andrews. The lecture will

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