Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History

Steering committee

The Centre is run by a steering committee composed of staff and students from within and outside the university.

The Centre is run by a steering committee composed of the following members:


Kate Davison (Lecturer in the History of Sexuality)

HCA Staff

Jake Blanc (Lecturer in Latin American History)

Emily Brownell (Lecturer in Environmental History)

Emile Chabal (Reader in History)

Enda Delaney (Professor of Modern History)

Jeremy Dell (Lecturer in African History Pre 1900)

Julie Gibbings (Lecturer in the History of the Americas)

Rochelle Rowe (Lecturer in Black British History) 

Tereza Valny (Teaching Fellow in Modern European History)

Hatice Yildiz (Lecturer in Modern Gender History)

SPS Staff

Harshan Kumarasingham (Senior Lecturer in British Politics)

Mathias Thaler (Senior Lecturer in Political Theory)

PG Students

Azrin Afrin

Calum Aikman

Iker Itoiz Ciáurriz

Hanzhi Dai

Robbie Johnston

Anita Klingler

Anna Lively

Marina Moya Moreno

Mathew Nicolson

Rory Scothorne

Isobel Westbury

Hugo Zetterberg

External Members

Peter Jackson (Professor in History, University of Glasgow)

Matthew Kerry (Lecturer in European History, University of Stirling)

Rosalind Parr (Lecturer in Modern History, University of St Andrews)


Steering committee members are renewed every year and serve for a minimum of two years. 

For details of steering committee meetings, including minutes, click here (secured) (University of Edinburgh staff and PhD students only).