Author Archives: Bernhard Struck

When did time become global?

On Monday, 16 November the Institute for Transnational & Spatial History will be hosting Professor Sebastian Conrad from the Free University of Berlin. As part of our Modern History Seminar Series, Professor Conrad will be speaking on “The Revolution of Time … Continue reading

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Chasing statistical nodes – Welcome Adam Dunn

We would like to warmly welcome Adam Dunn as a new (and partly old) PhD student at the ITSH. Adam took his undergraduate degree at the University of York in History, graduating in 2011 before he started his masters in early modern … Continue reading

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Dividing the World? – 4th GRAINES Summer School

The winter ahead – the next summer (school) in mind. We are pleased to announce the theme of our 4th GRAINES summer school: Dividing the World? Imperial Formations in Continental and Maritime Empires from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century.  … Continue reading

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Global History Lecture – Welcome Emma Hunter

Dr Emma Hunter (Edinburgh) will be giving a research seminar paper on “Concepts of Democracy in Mid-Twentieth-Century Africa: Re-Imagining Political Accountability from the Bottom Up”.  Emma Hunter is a lecturer in Global History at Edinburgh University. Her research focus is … Continue reading

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Key Note Lecture “The Global 1989 – networks of neoliberalism”

As part of the 3rd Graines Summer School under the title INTERCONNECTED Professor Philipp Ther will be giving a key note lecture on “The global 1989 – networks of neoliberalism”. Time & Venue: Monday, 8 June 2015, 5.30pm – University … Continue reading

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Welcome Professor Fabricio Prado

The School of History and the Institute for Transnational & Spatial History welcome Professor Fabricio Prado from the College of William & Mary, Virginia. As part of our joint international Masters Programme between St Andrews and William & Mary members … Continue reading

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Leverhulme Visiting Professor Elena Marushiakova-Popova

We would like welcome our Leverhulme Visiting Professor Elena Marushiakova-Popova, who will be hosted by the School of History and the Institute for Transnational & Spatial History in 2014-15. This is how Professor Marushiakova-Popova describes her research interests: “I research a … Continue reading

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Hunting Whales, Maritime Knowledge and the Transformation of Dundee

Welcome to our new PhD student: Matt Ylitalo. Matt came to St Andrews in 2013 to do an MLitt in Reformation History. Over the year he developed interests in the question of what constitutes knowledge and facts, leading to a … Continue reading

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Welcome Emma Bond

We are delighted to welcome Emma Bond as a new member of staff joining our Institute. Emma is a Lecturer in Modern Languages at St Andrews with interests in the interrelationship between space and identities in modern and contemporary literature. Other … Continue reading

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CFP now open for our summer school INTERCONNECTED

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION SUMMER SCHOOL “INTERCONNECTED”, DEADLINE 9 MARCH 2015 Continue reading

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