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Call for Papers: GRAINES Summer School 2014, Vienna

As part of the GRAINES Network, members of the Centre for Transnational History will be actively involved in its second summer school. After last year in Menton on “From the Margins”, this year’s summer school will…

Away Days in the Highlands

The location was carefully selected: Morenish House, near Killin right on the northern shore of Loch Tay. A nineteenth-century laird’s house, very Scottish and surrounded by snow-covered Highland peaks and stunning…

Between Habsburg and St Andrews

One of the key ideas behind GRAINES (Graduate Interdisciplinary Network in European Studies) is that it allows us to put European and transnational history into practice with a flexible and informal way of exchanges of…

Updates from the GRAINES Network

The first jointly-organised GRAINES summer school “From the Margins” was held in Menton in June 2013. The 2014 summer school will be hosted by the University of Vienna on the theme of European cities. For further…

Reading Group First Meeting

Last week the first session of our Where is Transnational History? reading group was held. Exploring the variety of historical approaches that attempt to conceptualise space, especially in a transnational context, our…

Welcome to Michael Talbot

Michael Talbot has  joined the School of History on a temporary lectureship at the start of the academic year 2013-14. Michael’s research is broadly related to the Ottoman Empire from the early modern period and, more…

Mapping Transnational (Hi)Stories

Mapping and Visualising Transnational Flows and Connections A number of our individual research projects share an interest in space and spatial history. Defining transnational history as a way of seeing and a…

Bringing Space into Transnational History

Reading Group Over the coming academic year (2013-14) a number of members of staff and PhD researcher will be meeting for a series of reading group sessions on the theme of space in transnational history. Transnational…