Edinburgh Centre for Global History

Graduate Workshops

Our Graduate Workshops take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Each workshop typically lasts an hour, comprised of a thirty-minute presentation followed by a question and answer session. The theme for the 2020/21 workshops is 'Migration, Slavery and Diasporas'. 

Seminar description

The Graduate Workshops take place online on Tuesdays at 5pm.

Event schedule

Semester 1

Date Speaker Topic
Tuesday 13 Oct Yukti Lamba (Edinburgh)

'Risk, Refuge and Resilience: A Qualitative Study of Child Migrants in the Urban City of Delhi, India'

Accessible at: https://zoom.us/j/91277992462?pwd=MmErT1NUMm52Tk55VGZWZU9RZDBuZz09

Tuesday 27 Oct Jordan Buchanan (Cambridge)

'“Wake Up, England!”: The Panama Canal and the Anglo-Argentine Connection, 1914-29'

Accessible at: https://zoom.us/j/94972263951?pwd=VVcrSTBuckliM1E5WDFSMHZPUENqUT09

Tuesday 17 Nov

James Fortuna (St Andrews)

'The New Deal’s Construction of a New Nation State: Architecture and Identity at Ellis and Angel Islands, 1934-42'

Accessible at: https://zoom.us/j/91428849866?pwd=VVF2YnpJaE8vdDBXQTZEaE4zK1lGUT09

Tuesday 24 Nov Ryan Glauser (Michigan)

'Development as Imperial Education: UN, Western Europe, and Students from the Global South in the 1970s'

Accessible at: https://zoom.us/j/96699058724?pwd=Rm5saVpTdWEwNkxQVFVTa1dnUENvdz09

Tuesday 1 Dec

Aileen Lichtenstein (Glasgow)

'"My first meeting with King Fog in London” – Transnational German anarchist communities'

Accessible at: https://zoom.us/j/98787377234?pwd=MFVMMkk4b1hYRElqc3owL3NqQ0lYZz09

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