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People on the Move I: Sending PhDs @tshts

Doing the Alps in the Alps  Part of the joy of being a PhD student is to be on the move, isn’t it?  To see different places, to experience archives, to be stimulated by different institutional and intellectual…

In Practice: Kelsey Jackson Williams

The following is the first in a series of postings in which our institute members ask themselves “What does transnational and global history mean for my own research?”. Our first posting is by Kelsey Jackson Williams,…

Reflections: Where Is Austerlitz?

 This is the first what will be many more substantive posts to come on the research and reflections of institute faculty and postgraduate students on matters related to transnational, global, and spatial history. Our…

Reading Group Meeting

The first meeting of the Transnational & Spatial History reading group will be held on 23 October. The theme for our reading group this year will be Spatial history and we will be looking at a number of texts from…

Mapping and Visualising Transnational (Hi)Stories

Where is transnational history? What spaces are produced by transnational flows and cross-border connections? Can computer tools and Digital Humanities help us to achieve an Atlas of Transnational History? How to we…

New Strand on Transnational and Global History

This year’s annual conference of the Social History Society, held at Newcastle University 8-10 April 2014, opened with a number of new strands, one of which in Transnational and Global History. The new strand was…

Between Tokyo, Menton and St Andrews

Welcome to Professor Akiyoshi Nishiyama The Centre for Transnational History and the School of History welcome Dr Akiyoshi Nishiyama from Kyoritsu Women’s University, Tokyo, Japan. Professor Nishiyama will be spending…