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Lecture tells a global story

Join us for the third annual Fulbright Lecture exploring the recent history of international relations and cooperation.

Esteemed historian Professor Emma Rothschild, of Harvard University and Magdalene College, Cambridge, will speak about the early discussions of the United Nations and other international organisations .

The lecture is part of an ongoing initiative by the Fulbright Commission and the University to enhance mutual cultural understanding between the UK and US through educational exchange.

Event details

Fulbright Lecture: Internationalism in History

Wednesday 21 May 2014, 5.15pm

Wednesday 21 May 2014, 6.15pm

University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place

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International interactions

During the lecture, Professor Rothschild will also explore the history of public involvement in international exchanges.

She will also reflect on twentieth-century theories of individual sovereignty.

Photo of Professor Emma Rothschild

Revered scholar

Emma Rothschild is a specialist in economic history and the history of economic thought.

She is the Director of the Joint Centre for History and Economics at Harvard and Magdalene College, Cambridge. She is Honorary Professor of History and Economics at the University of Cambridge.

In 2013 she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of Edinburgh.

Transatlantic relations

The Fulbright Commission was established in 1948 to foster cultural and social understanding between the UK and US.

Professor Rothschild’s lecture will continue The Fulbright Commission’s links with the University, which began in 2012.

The initiative is led by the University’s College of Humanities and Social Science.

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