School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Edinburgh Centre for Global History Graduate Workshops

The Graduate Workshop research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Seminar description

Workshops are held fortnightly on Tuesday at 13:00 in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, situated in the William Robertson Wing of the Old Medical School. These sessions typically last an hour, comprised of a thirty-minute presentation and followed by a question and answer session. 

All are welcome - especially fellow PhD candidates and early career researchers.

Time and location

The Graduate Workshops take place on Tuesdays, 1.00-2.00pm in G.15 in the William Robertson Wing of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology (Doorway 4 of the Old Medical School) on the dates listed below.

Event schedule

Semester 1, 2019/20

Date Speaker Topic
Tuesday 24 Sept Kirsty Kernohan (Aberdeen)

'Privileged mobility and wandering objects: The Keith-Falconer women’s leisured colonialism'

Tuesday 8 Oct

Frazer Macdonald Hay (Edinburgh) 'Place: An actor in migration and displacement in contemporary Iraq'
Tuesday 29 Oct Hessa AlNuaimi (St Andrews) 'The racialisation of South Asian migrants in Kuwait and Qatar through colonial historical narratives'

Tuesday 5 Nov

Bennett Collins (St Andrews) 'Catastrophe and dislocation: Identifying historical violence of the American settler colonial state in environmental and climate induced retreat '
Tuesday 19 Nov Sohni Chakrabarti (St Andrews)

'Discordant movements: Imagination of transcultural spaces of belonging in contemporary American diasporic women’s writing'

Further information

Further information about the workshop series can be found on the series website.

If you wish to speak at one of the workshops, please email the organiser James Mackay.