Field trip to Special Collections at the University of St Andrews Library for History of the Book students

Students taking the 'History of the Book' module at the University of Dundee (module HU42001) participated in a field trip to St Andrews recently, for a rare books and manuscripts seminar in Special Collections at the University of St Andrews Library. The seminar leader was Rachel Hart, Senior Archivist at the University of St Andrews. She introduced the students to a wonderful collection of materials, which ranged from Egypti...

Island odyssey to be recounted at University

One of Scotland’s most distinguished historians will next week talk about his critically acclaimed and highly personal study of the tiny Hebridean island of Pabay at the University of Dundee. Christopher Whatley is Professor of Scottish History at Dundee and the author of Pabay: An Island Odyssey. He will discuss the island, and the stories he uncovered while writing the book, at the University’s Dalhousie Building...


Writing Histories of the Globalization of Biomedicine (History research seminar)

A talk by Dr Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle University), looking at colonial hospitals and their legacies for the global south

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21st Annual Conference of the Scottish Association for the Study of America

A forum in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academic staff can share and discuss their research on the Americas.

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Pabay: an Island Odyssey

A public talk by Professor Whatley discussing his recent book and the island that inspired it.

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