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Research Seminar Series: 2020-21

Over this academic year, the Scottish Centre for Global History and The Centre for Scottish Culture will be holding a number of online Research Seminars. For more information and if you would like to attend any of the below seminars contact:

All seminars take place via Microsoft Teams – Thursdays 4-5.30pm.

Semester 1

12th November: Anja Johansen (University of Dundee), ‘Police Complaints in Europe’.

27th November: Dr Katie McCullough (CSC St Andrew’s Day lecture), ‘Highland Scottish Catholicism in Upper Canada, 1785-1836’.

10th December: Dr Rachael Durkin (Northumbria), Title TBA.

17th December: Dr Richard Barlow (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), ‘Irish Literature and Politics in Scottish Modernism.’

Semester 2

28th January: Dr Emma Newlands (University of Strathclyde), Title TBA.

4th February: Prof Alison Oram (Leeds Beckett University), Title TBA.

11th February: Dr Chris Fevre (Free State University Bloemfontein, SA), ‘Race and Resistance to Policing in Twentieth Century England’.

25th February: Dr Talat Ahmed (University of Edinburgh), ‘Brilliant Sun of Revolt”: popular upsurge of Pakistan students and workers, 1968-69’.

4th March: Dr Arun Kumar (University of Nottingham), Negotiating the Pressures of the Colonial Economy: The Life-World of Artisans.

18th March: Dr Andrew Cohen (University of Kent), ‘The unacceptable face of capitalism”? Lonrho in Africa during the late colonial early postcolonial period.

1st April: Dr Janet Greenlees (Glasgow Caledonian University), ‘Poverty and Pregnancy in 20th C Glasgow: An Oral History Approach’.

6th May: Dr Emma Macleod (University of Stirling), Title TBA.

12th May: Dr Tinashe Nyamunda (North Western University), Title TBA.