School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies seminars

The Scottish Centre for Diaspora hosts seminars throughout the academic year, which are open to all.


Time and location

Unless otherwise stated, the seminars take place from 17.15 until 19.00 in room G13, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School. 

A drinks reception will follow. Everyone is warmly welcome.

This year all events are co-sponsored with Global and Transnational Group seminars.

Events schedule

Semester 1, 2018

Date Speaker Title
Wednesday 17 Oct

Julia McClure (University of Glasgow)

'Poverty on the move in the Spanish empire'

Wednesday 31 Oct Katharine Gerbner (University of Minnesota)

'Maroons and missionaries: religion, gender and freedom in eighteenth-century Jamaica'

Wednesday 28 Nov Sarah Easterby-Smith (University of St Andrews) 'Useful knowledge and natural history in the eighteenth-century Indo-Pacific world'

Further information

If you have any questions please contact us.

Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies

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University of Edinburgh

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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.

Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop

Our graduate students also arrange regular Diaspora Studies workshops.