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Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies

The Global Scot debate, McEwan Hall, 30 Oct 2008
 

Centre Events

 

Scots in Asia Seminar

 

26-27 June 2015

Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, University of Edinburgh

 

This fifth seminar in the series explores the historical and contemporary experiences of the Scots in Asia. The event will begin with a keynote lecture on Friday 26 June at 5.30pm from Professor Emeritus Sir Tom Devine. The remaining talks will take place from 9.45am until 6pm on Saturday 27 June.

This event, in assoication with the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies is sponsored by the University of Hull, University of Otago, Economic & Social Research Council.

 

See here for further information

 

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Reparations for Slavery Conference

 

5-7 November 2015

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Repairing the Past, Imagining the Future: Reparations and Beyond....

 

An International, Interdisciplinary Event at the University of Edinburgh, UK, in collaboration with Wheelock College, Boston, US

 

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Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop

 

Please note workshop on 31st March will take place in room S.1, 7 George Street due to unforeseen circumstances.


The Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop takes place usually every two weeks on Tuesdays during the autumn and spring semesters. Workshops are an hour long and will ordinarily meet at 1.00pm in room G16 in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place. 

The second semester workshop series will begin on 20th January 2015.

 

Graduate Workshop information and schedule

 

email Sophie Cooper s.e.cooper@ed.ac.uk for further information

 


 

The Scotland and slavery project

 

Research Objectives and Results; a lecture by Professor Sir Tom Devine

 

18 February 2015

 

14.00 - 16.00

 

Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Building, Teviot Place

 

Join Professor Sir Tom devine as he speaks on the subject of Scotland, slavery and amnesia.

 

The event will take the form of a lecture followed by questions and is open to all staff, students and members of the public. Refreshments will follow the lecture.

 

Book your place online

 

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4th in Slavery Lecture Series

 

The Hemingses of Monticello: Writing the Biography of an Enslaved Family

 

by

 

Annette Gordon-Reed

 

 

Charles Warren Professor of Legal History at Harvard

 

Thursday 27th November 2014, 18.00hrs

 

Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place, Edinburgh

followed by a drinks reception

 

Register and obtain your free ticket here

 

   

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Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
University of Edinburgh
Doorway 4
Teviot Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9AG
Tel: +44 (0) 131 651 1254
Fax: +44 (0) 131 650 4042
E-mail: scotdiaspora@ed.ac.uk
 

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