School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Edinburgh Centre for Global History seminars

The Edinburgh Centre for Global History seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all, within and outside the University.

 

Time and location

Please see below for details of times and location.

A drinks reception will follow evening seminars. Everyone is warmly welcome.

In the case of lunchtime work in progress seminars, those on the mailing list will receive a copy of the paper for discussion in advance, anyone else should contact the organisers to request a copy.

Events schedule

Semester 2, 2019/20

Date Speaker Title Time & venue

Wednesday 15 Jan  

Joel Wolfe (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

‘Globalization under Paleo-Liberalism: The Western Hemisphere in the 1920s’

5:15-7pm,  G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Wednesday 5 Feb 

Elsje van Kessel (University of St Andrews)

‘Stolen ships, maritime law, and Eurasian object movements around 1600’

CANCELLED

5:15-7pm,  G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Monday 9 Mar

Johannes Lotze (University of Birmingham)

‘Comparative consciousness: The emergence of comparative language studies in the Mongol era and its legacies’

5:15-7pm,  LG.10, David Hume Tower

Tuesday 17 Mar

Kate Smith (University of Birmingham)

‘Loss and dispossession in the Long Eighteenth Century’

 Co-sponsored by the Material Culture Research Cluster, Edinburgh College of Art

CANCELLED 5:30pm Playfair Library, Old College

Wednesday

18 Mar

Ceyda Karamursel (SOAS, University of London)

‘The sack and the bowstring: A global history of Ottoman slavery and freedom’

CANCELLED 5:15-7pm,  G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Wednesday 22 April

Ana-Lucia Araujo (Howard University)

'Slavery in the age of memory: Britain, France and the United States'

2020 Lecture in the History of Slavery for the Edinburgh Centre for Global History

CANCELLED 5-7pm Meadows Lecture Theatre, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Further information

Please contact the convenors if you have any questions or wish to be added to our mailing list.

Dr Stephen McDowall

Director, Edinburgh Centre for Global History; Senior Lecturer

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • University of Edinburgh

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Professor Diana Paton

Programme Director

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • 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.