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Talking Transnational History – 4 Questions for…Jordan Girardin

Coming from Sciences Po, Jordan Girardin joined St Andrews in 2012 for an MLitt in Modern History (including a good dash of transnational history exposure – since 2015 the ITHS  offers a free-standing postgraduate Master in Transnational History) and went on to … Continue reading

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The Female Travel Connection – Welcome Sophie Drescher

This term Sophie Drescher is joining us at the ITSH. Sophie is a graduate from Tübingen University where she worked on female travellers and modes of travel writing as part of her final year’s master thesis. Intrigued by the ITHS … Continue reading

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Participation in the Beltane Network Annual Gathering, Edinburgh 2016

The rationale behind and the structure of the event entitled “Betwixt and between? Greek and Spanish migrants settled in Scotland since the 1960s”, initiated by ITSH members Konrad Lawson and Nikolaos Papadogiannis and scheduled to take place in Edinburgh in … Continue reading

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Peripherien – New book series on “European History”

The first volume of the new book series Peripherien. Beiträge zur Europäischen Geschichte (eds. Christof Dejung, Johannes Feichtinger, Martin Lengwiler, Ulrike Lindner, Bernhard Struck, Jakob Vogel) has just come out. It is entitled: Ränder der Moderne. Neue Ansätze zur europäischen Geschichte (1860-1930), eds. … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Transnational History – Research in Dialogue

PhD researchers from the European University Institute, Florence have taken the initiative – they kicked of a series of interviews with historians from different national and institutional backgrounds on European history with a comparative and transnational focus. The series “Research in … Continue reading

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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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Conference Videos Online – Between Federalism, Autonomy and Centralism

Videos of the 29 May, 2015 conference “Between Federalism, Autonomy and Centralism: Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th and 21st Centuries” is now available for viewing. Continue reading

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