Edinburgh Centre for Global History

Current Programme

The Centre hosts a seminar series which takes place throughout the academic year and is open to staff, students and the general public.

All ECGH events will take place as listed below 4-6pm on Wednesdays, unless otherwise stated.  

Semester 1 2022/23

Date Speaker Topic Discussant/Chair Venue

Wed 21 Sep

Felix Boecking, Emily Brownell, Sarah Easterby-Smith (University of St Andrews), Iona Macintyre, Nicola Perugini

Wednesday, September 21

Welcome Event with lightning talks by ECGH members

  Meadows Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Doorway 4

Wed 5 Oct

Dr Richard Anderson (University of Aberdeen)

'Free soil at sea? Enslaved asylum seekers and the Royal Navy'

Dr Sonia Tycko (University of Edinburgh)

Chrystal MacMillan Building, Seminar room 2

Wed 19 Oct

Professor Anne Haour (University of East Anglia)

'The Maldives in medieval global networks: Connections to Africa (and other places)'  

Dr John Giblin (National Museum of Scotland)

Meadows Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Doorway 4

Wed 16 Nov 

Dr Suchitra Choudhury (University of Glasgow) Dr Sally Tuckett (University of Glasgow) 'Scotland, textiles and the British Empire'

 

Meadows Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Doorway 4

Thurs 1 Dec

Dr Mike Carr, Dr Nik Matheou, Dr Glaire Anderson, Dr Rebecca Darley (University of Leeds), Professor Niels Gaul 'Writing the global Middle Ages: Themes and approaches'  

Meadows Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Doorway 4

NB Speakers without affiliations indicated are University of Edinburgh.

Please contact the convenor if you have any questions. 

Dr Meha Priyadarshini

Director, Edinburgh Centre for Global History

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