School of History, Classics & Archaeology

American History seminars

The School offers an American History seminar and workshop series, as well as round table events and a reading group.

Time and location

The events will take place from 5pm in Room 2.12, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, and everyone is warmly welcome.

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Events schedule

Semester 1 2019/20
Date Speaker Notes

Thursday 26 Sept

Alexi Garrett (Virginia)  
Thursday 10 Oct Lesley Gordon (Alabama)


Monday 14 Oct

Tyson Reeder - 'Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots: Free Trade in the Age of Revolution'

Book launch

Thursday 24 Oct

Doug Charles (Penn State Greater Allegheny)  
Thursday 31 Oct Mark McLay (Glasgow)  
Thursday 14 Nov Kiefer Holland (Edinburgh)  
Thursday 21 Nov Sarah Thomson (Edinburgh)


Thursday 28 Nov John Matsui (Virginia Military Institute)  

*American History Workshop: Precirculated papers are available a week prior. To be added to the mailing list, please contact David Silkenat.

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Further information

If you have any questions, or would like to be added to the Centre email distribution list to receive details of the seminars and other events that may be of interest, please email us.


Find out what else is on

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.