Edinburgh Centre for Global History

Postgraduate Research Degrees

The Edinburgh Centre for Global History welcomes enquiries from prospective postgraduate research students with interests in global history. 

The School of History, Classics & Archaeology offers MSc by Research and PhD degree programmes, and funding is awarded to outstanding candidates on a competitive basis.  Feel free to contact a member of the Centre to discuss your research ideas.  

MSc by Research in History PhD in History ECGH Affiliated Staff

Spotlight: Doctoral Funding Success (2021)

Lily King and Florian Weiser have received AHRC funding from the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities for their PhD projects. Lily King will be working on ‘Sugar-Plantation Guides and the Transnational History of the Plantation Complex, 1750 – 1910’, supervised by Professor Diana Paton (History) and Dr Jelmer Vos (History, Glasgow). Florian Wieser’s project is entitled ‘Subaltern Agency and Imperial Rivalry in the Franco-Spanish Circum-Caribbean: Native American and Black Actors during the Long 17th Century’. He will be supervised by Dr Meha Priyadarshini and Professor Diana Paton (both History). Lily and Florian will join a cohort of postgraduate researchers working with us under the auspices of the Edinburgh Centre for Global History.  Congratulations and welcome to Lily, Florian and all our other new doctoral students!