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“Torture and the Global State of Exception” – Deana Heath, University of Liverpool

AHRI/Scottish Centre for Global History 2018/19 Research Seminar “Torture and the Global State of Exception” Deana Heath, University of Liverpool 14 November, Fairlie Room, Main Library, 4.30-6.00 pm All are invited The torture regime initiated by the United States in Iraq and other contexts in the aftermath of 9/11 was spurred by a spectacular moment

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Connecting the local and the global in nineteenth century Southern and Central Africa Workshop

Connecting the local and the global in nineteenth century Southern and Central Africa Workshop Bloemfontein, 10-12th October 2018   In the on-going collaborative research and network building efforts facilitated through a British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship Scheme, the International Studies Group (ISG) hosted a 3 day academic workshop organised by Dr Lindie Koorts (University of

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Next AHRI History paper (24/10/18): The Colonial Architecture of the Hindu Temple

The Colonial Architecture of the Hindu Temple The second AHRI/Scottish Centre for Global History seminar will be held at the Fairlie Room, Main Library, on Wednesday, 24 October, 5.00 -6.30 pm. Dr Deborah Sutton, Senior Lecturer, University of Lancaster, will speak on ‘Petrification and Purity: The Colonial Architecture of the Hindu Temple. All welcome. ‘Petrification

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First Global History Seminar of the semester: ‘Africa is a Country’: Challenges of Writing African History

Speaker: Dr Matt Graham (University of Dundee) Title:  “Africa is a Country”: Challenges of Writing African History Date and Time: 3rd October 2018,  4.30 pm Venue: Fairlie Room, Main Library. The Scottish Centre for Global History (School of Humanities) invites you to their first AHRI research seminar this semester. Dr Matt Graham, historian of modern

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Global History Seminar 3 October 2018 – Dr Matt Graham, ‘Africa is a Country’

Dr Matt Graham (University of Dundee) Title:  Africa is a Country: Challenges of Writing African History Date and Time: 3rd October 2018,  4.30 pm Venue: Fairlie Room, Main Library. The Scottish Centre for Global History (School of Humanities) invites you to the their AHRI research seminar this semester. Dr Matt Graham, historian of modern South

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The legacy of Nelson Mandela in 2018

To mark #MandelaDay 2018, Dr Matt Graham (@SAhistoryMatt)from the Scottish Centre of Global History provided an insight and assessment into the legacy of Nelson Mandela and why he remains so important to modern day South Africa. The article can be read here: https://theconversation.com/blame-politicians-not-mandela-for-south-africas-unfinished-business-100042 In follow up to the article, Dr Graham was interviewed by a number

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Next Global History talk: Professor Bruce Buchanan  (Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia) ‘The Civil Noise of Empire: Listening to Colonial Encounters in Australia and the Pacific, 1690-1790’

Scottish Centre for Global History presents Professor Bruce Buchanan  (Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia) ‘The Civil Noise of Empire: Listening to Colonial Encounters in Australia and the Pacific, 1690-1790’   Room: Main Library Fairlie Room Date(s): Wednesday, 09/05/2018 Time: 16:30-18:30    Sydney Cove (Image courtesy: Google Images) ABSTRACT: On the 4th of June 1788, the infant British

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Global Challenges Research Fund Workshop- Urban Futures Scotland and India

Global Challenges Research Fund Workshop- Urban Futures Scotland and India University of Dundee December 7 and 8 2017 Historians, Urbanists, Legal Scholars, Digital Researchers and Architects from the University of Dundee, Abertay University and Jindal Global University conducted a lively two-day workshop at the Centre for Global History responding to the RCUK Sustainable Cities Global

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‘The Scottish Centre for Global History is delighted to announce that Christopher Fevre will be returning as our Doctoral Fellow for 2018. We look forward to continuing to work with him over the coming year, as his contributions to the running of the Centre, have been invaluable.’

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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

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