Edinburgh Centre for Global History

Graduate Workshops

Postgraduate research students are invited to contact ecghworkshop@gmail.com to join the workshop, convened by Emma Flanagan, Hanzhi Dai, and Qingrou Zhao.  Please note: Interested attendees should email the convenors to receive the pre-circulated paper in advance.  The workshop is now for PGRs only. Refreshments will be served.


Event schedule

Semester 1 2023/24

Wednesdays, 4:00–5:30 pm, MST_G.10

Date Speaker Topic 
Wed 4 Oct Francesco Moze (University of Edinburgh)

Workshop 1: Faire la navette: Religious Antagonism, Transfrontier Mobility and Power Struggles in Mboga, 1889-1911

Wed 18 Oct Qingrou Zhao (University of Edinburgh)

Workshop 2: Counting in, Counting out: Practical and Ideological Considerations behind Nineteenth-Century Shanghai Settlement Census-Making


Wed 25 Oct Urvi Khaitan (University of Oxford)

Workshop 3: A Tepid Cup of Tea: Labouring Families and Living Standards in Indian Plantations

Wed 1 Nov

Emma Flanagan (University of Edinburgh) Workshop 4:  ‘And they did not rest’: A Women’s History of Anticolonial Marches, Boycotts, and Communist Activity in Côte d’Ivoire, 1946-1958
Wed 8 Nov Mehmet Akif Aydemir (Royal Holloway University of London) Workshop 5: Britain-Ottoman Empire Relations: Scepticism and Hope, can they Exist Together? The Pathways from Reval to the 31 March Incident
Wed 22 Nov On I Lam (University of Cambridge) Workshop 6: The Inter-party Relationship between the Japanese Communist Party and the Chinese Communist Party in the 1950s
Wed 29 Nov Florian Wieser (University of Edinburgh) Workshop 7: Violent Networks, Violent Ends: Indigenous and Afro-Caribbean Agency amidst the French-Spanish Conflict, 1635-1697

Further information

Further information about the workshop series, and the wider work of the Centre can be found on its website, ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/centre-global-history

If you wish to speak at one of the workshops or have any questions, please email ECGHworkshop@gmail.com

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