School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Edinburgh Centre for Global History seminars

The Centre hosts a seminar series which takes place throughout the academic year and is open to staff, students and the general public.

 

All ECGH events will take place as listed below.  

Semester 1 2023/24

Date Speaker Topic Venue
Wed 20 Sep

Featuring global historians from the region.

 

ECGH Welcome Back Lightning Talks

Reception to follow in the Macmillan Room, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, 1st floor.

4pm, Chrystal Macmillan Building Seminar Room 2 (ground floor)
Wed 11 Oct

Dr Peggy Brunache (University of Glasgow), Dr Mike Carr (University of Edinburgh), Dr John Latham-Sprinkle (Ghent University), Professor Diana Paton (University of Edinburgh), and Professor Daniel Smail (Harvard University)

Chair: Dr Sonia Tycko (University of Edinburgh)

Roundtable, “Writing the History of Slavery from the Medieval Mediterranean to the Atlantic World”

3pm, 40 George Square, Lower Ground Floor, Room 08
Wed 11 Oct Professor Daniel Smail (Harvard University)

Annual Lecture in the History of Slavery: Slavery and the pursuit of freedom in later medieval Mediterranean Europe

Chaired by Dr Zubin Mistry (HCA)

 

Reception to follow.

Co-badged by the Medieval History Seminar.

Please register here: https://slaverylecture.eventbrite.co.uk.

5pm, Appleton Tower Lecture Theatre 1

Mon 23 Oct Gino Magnini (University of Edinburgh)

Economic and Social History Hub: Work-in-progress lunchtime seminar: Deciphering Italy's Interwar Labor Puzzle: Fascist Reforms and Unemployment Trends

1-2pm, Teaching Room 01 (G.204), Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Doorway 3

Please feel free to bring your own lunch

Wed 15 Nov

Dr Danielle Terrazas Williams (University of Leeds)

Respondent: Professor Diana Paton (University of Edinburgh)

‘Their Superior’: Father General Claudio Acquaviva, Black People, and the Challenges of Evangelization in the Provincia Mexicana

Postgraduate researchers are invited to a coffee hour with the speaker beforehand, at 2pm in the Chrystal Macmillan Building Cafe.

Co-sponsored by Centre for Contemporary Latin American Studies.

4pm, Chrystal Macmillan Building Seminar Room 1 (ground floor)
Wed 22 Nov Dr Rosi Carr (University of Edinburgh)

Enlightened and Lethal Manhood in an Interconnected Empire: Lachlan Macquarie (1761/2-1824)

Hosted by the Scottish History Seminar, with co-sponsorship from ECGH.

5:15pm, 40 George Square, Lower Ground Floor, Room 11
Mon 23 Nov Dr Rosa Campbell (IASH)

Economic and Social History Hub: Work-in-progress lunchtime seminar: Global feminism and the United Nations, 1975–2000

1-2pm, Room G.13, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Doorway 4

 

Please feel free to bring your own lunch

Convenor 

Please contact the convenor if you have any questions. 

Dr Sonia Tycko

Director, Edinburgh Centre for Global History

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