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The Global Scot debate, McEwan Hall, 30 Oct 2008

Centre Events

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Summary of Past Events

2013

 

Caribbean Slavery - part of the World Slavery Series - Semester 1 2013/2014

Futher Details

 

The Uses and Abuses of Heritage: Past and Place-Making in Scotland - Semester 2

Further details

 

 

Slavery and Forced Labour in Ancient China and the Ancient Mediterranean - part of the World Slavery Series - Semester 2

Upcoming lectures within the World Slavery Series - Further details

 

 

Seminars in association with Scottish History as part of the Scottish History Research Seminar Series - semester 2

Seminars in association with Scottish History, semester 2 - Further details

 

 

Edinburgh FRESH meeting - 'New Research and Making an Impact'

Friday 1st February 2013

Edinburgh FRESH meeting - 'New Research and Making an Impact' - Further details


Niall Whelehan, 'The Dynamiters: Irish Nationalism and Political Violence in the Wider World' book launch

Wednesday 13th February 2013

Niall Whelehan, 'The Dynamiters: Irish Nationalism and Political Violence in the Wider World' book launch - Further details

 

Associational Culture in Scotland and the Wider World, c. 1750-1850

Friday 12th April 2013
Associational Culture in Scotland and the Wider World, c. 1750-1850 - Further details



 

2012

 

Seminars in association with Scottish History as part of the Scottish History Research Seminar Series - semester 1

Seminars in association with Scottish History, semester 1 - Further details


Celebration of the publication of The Oxford Handbook of Modern Scottish History 1500-2010

Friday 2nd March 2012
Celebration of the publication of The Oxford Handbook of Modern Scottish History 1500-2010 - Further details

Sectarianism in Suburbia: John Cormack and the Morningside Riot of 1935

Saturday 17th March 2012

Sectarianism in Suburbia: John Cormack and the Morningside Riot of 1935 - Further details

 

“Wha bears a blade for Scotland?” research workshop

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th March 2012

"Wha bears a blade for Scotland?" research workshop - Further details


Britain and the World Conference

Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd June 2012

Britain and the World Conference - Further details

including:
- Round-Table on Scottish Independence: "The End of more than Three Centuries of the Anglo-Scottish Union in 2014?" - Further details
- Keynote Address: "Scotland Transformed: Cricket, Passports and the resilience of the social union", Mike Russell, MSP - Further details
- The Great Debate: Scotland and the Empire

The Scotland Trilogy book launch

Tuesday 3rd July 2012

The Scotland trilogy book launch - Further details


Veterans’ Voices: Scotland and the Second World War

Saturday 25th August 2012
Veterans' Voices: Scotland and the Second World War - Further details

Homelands: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Saturday 15th September 2012
Homelands: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora - Further details


Enda Delaney, 'The Curse of Reason: The Great Irish Famine' book launch

Wednesday 14th November 2012
Enda Delaney, 'The Curse of Reason: The Great Irish Famine' book launch - Further details

 

Why Was the British Slave Trade So Big?

Tuesday 20th November 2012

Why Was the British Slave Trade So Big? - Further details

 

Wendy Ugolini, 'Experiencing the War as the "Enemy Other": Italian Scottish Experience in

World War II'

Tuesday 27th November 2012
Wendy Ugolini, 'Experiencing the War as the "Enemy Other": Italian Scottish Experience in World War II' - Further details

 

Seminar in association with Scottish History as part of the Scottish History Research Seminar Series

- semester 2

Seminars in association with Scottish History, semester 2 - Further details


Transnational Ireland Workshop

Friday 7th December 2012
Transnational Ireland Workshop - Further details

 


 

2011

 

Seminars in association with Scottish History as part of the Scottish History Research Seminar Series - semester 1

Seminars in association with Scottish History, semester 1 - Further details

 

Scotland and Poland: Historical Encounters 1500-2010 book launch

Tuesday 22nd March 2011

Scotland and Poland: Historical Encounters 1500-2010 book launch - Further details

 

The Scottish Enlightenment and British imperialism: a case study of the 1774 Tibet mission

Thursday 21st April 2011

The Scottish Enlightenment and British imperialism: a case study of the 1774 Tibet mission - Further details

Scottish Philosophy in Transnational Contexts: Debating the Transnational Dissemination of Scottish Moral Philosophy

Friday 29th April 2011

Scottish Philosophy in Transnational Contexts: Debating the Transnational Dissemination of Scottish Moral Philosophy - Further details

 

Stephen Foster, A Private Empire

Tuesday 3rd May 2011

Stephen Foster, A Private Empire - Further details

 

Sectarianism in Scotland: Myth or Reality?
Monday 23rd May 2011

Sectarianism in Scotland: Myth or Reality? - Further details

 

Seminar in association with Scandinavian Studies as part of the Scandinavian Studies Research Seminar Series - Isaac MacKay and his offspring: Scottish immigrants and the dissolution of the Swedish Estates

Wednesday 26th October 2011
Isaac MacKay and his offspring - Further details

 

Scotland and the British Empire book launch

Wednesday 2nd November 2011
Scotland and the British Empire book launch - Further details

 

Wendy Ugolini, Experiencing the War as the ‘Enemy Other’ book launch - Italian Scottish Experience in World War II
Tuesday 8th November 2011

Wendy Ugolini, Experiencing the War as the 'Enemy Other' book launch - Further details

 

The Global History of Scottish Emigration - An Evening of Debate and Discussion
Tuesday 29th November 2011
The Global History of Scottish Emigration - Further details

 


 

2010

 

Scotland and the British Empire Symposium

Wednesday 24th February 2010

Scotland and the British Empire Symposium - Further details

 

On Writing a History of Empire Migration

Wednesday 3rd March 2010

On Writing a History of Empire Migration - Further details

 

Did slavery make Scotland great? The transatlantic slave trade and plantation slavery in the Americas: exploring Scottish connections

Plenary Lecture by Professor Tom Devine

Friday 12th March 2010

Did slavery make Scotland great? - Further details

 

New Perspectives on Diaspora History: A Workshop

Wednesday 24th March 2010

New Perspectives on Diaspora History - Further details

 

Workshop on Immigrant Private Correspondence

Friday 14th May 2010

Workshop on Immigrant Private Correspondence with Professor David Gerber - Further details

 

'Back to Caledonia' Symposium: Scottish Return Migration from the 16th century to the present

Saturday 15th May 2010

Back to Caledonia - Further details

 

Nature's Commerce: Environment and Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Wednesday 26th May 2010
Nature’s Commerce: Environment and Science in the Scottish Enlightenment with Professor Fredrik Albritton Jonsson - Further details

 

Seminars in association with Scottish History as part of the Scottish History Research Seminar Series - semester 2

Seminars in association with Scottish History, semester 2 - Further details

 

"Diasporic Imaginings: Twentieth-century Scottish Culture in an International Context"

Tuesday 9th November 2010

"Diasporic Imaginings: Twentieth-century Scottish Culture in an International Context" - Further details

[Listen to recording as MP3] - this may take a little time to load

A final version of the lecture will be published in Britain and the World in due course

 

Scots in London in the Eighteenth Century book launch

Wednesday 8th December 2010
Scots in London in the Eighteenth Century book launch - Further details


 

2009

 

Modern Scottish Historiography. A Debate.

Tuesday 27th January

Modern Scottish Historiography. A Debate - Further details

 

Did Scottish thinkers invent the modern world? A Debate.

Tuesday 24th February

Did Scottish thinkers invent the modern world? A Debate - Further details

 

Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment

Monday 6th July

Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment - Further details

 

Scotland and Poland: a Historical Relationship,

1500 - 2009

Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd October 2009

Scotland and Poland: a Historical Relationship,

1500 - 2009 - Further details


'Brothers and Sisters for a' That': Rediscovering the Polish-Scottish Relationship

Thursday 1st October 2009

'Brothers and Sisters for a' That': Rediscovering the Polish-Scottish Relationship - Further details

Rethinking Diaspora: A Workshop

Wednesday 21st October 2009

Rethinking Diaspora: A Workshop - Further details


Book Launch

Wednesday 28th October 2009

Book Launch - Further details


Scotland and the British Empire Symposium

Wednesday 18th November 2009

Scotland and the British Empire Symposium - Further Details

 

Scotland's Historians: the Development of Eighteenth Century Historical Studies

Tuesday 8th December 2009

Scotland's Historians - Further Details


 

2008

 

M J Mitchell ed. New Perspectives on the Irish in Scotland (2008). Book Launch and Debate.

Tuesday 30th September

M J Mitchell ed. New Perspectives on the Irish in Scotland (2008). Book Launch and Debate - Further details

 

The Global Scot: Emigration, Empire and Impact. Public Debate.

Thursday 30th October

The Global Scot: Emigration, Empire and Impact. Public Debate - Further details


 

 

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