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 of staff cross the Atlantic on a regular bases to foster research and teaching links.
Professor Prado will be spending some time at St Andrews in early May 2015. He specialises in the the history of trade networks, global cities and borderlands, mainly in the Southern Atlantic as a connecting zone between the Spanish, Portuguese and British Empires in the eighteenth century.
Due to a number of links and shared interests around trade, cities, networks, global & transnational history, Fabricio will be a more regular guest in the coming months. Fabricio will be back as part of our GRAINES summer school Interconnected in early June 2015. He will also be collaborating with Dr Emma Hart on the AHRC-funded network on Global Cities.
On 6 May 2015 Fabricio will give a paper entitled ‘Entangled Empires: Spanish and Portuguese Networks in the South Atlantic (1777-1805)’. Venue: School of History, St John’s House, St Andrews, New Seminar Room. Time: 4.30pm.