South Africa's first democratic elections, 25 years on – Dr Matt Graham in The Conversation

Nelson Mandela's dream of a great rainbow nation has been badly undermined by corruption, violence and inequality, but democracy has taken root in South Africa nonetheless, writes our Senior Lecturer in History, Dr Matt Graham. In a celebration of the 25th anniversary of South Africa's first democratic elections, Dr Graham's article, South Africa's first democractic elections, 25 years on: never lose sight of what the country ...

Dundee among world's best for impact on society

The University of Dundee has been placed 20th in the world for its impact in a new global ranking. The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings recognise that the role of universities extends beyond research and teaching to a third mission revolving around engagement, knowledge transfer and innovation for societal good. These rankings measure the global higher education sector’s success in delivering the United ...


Thinking the Empire Whole (History workshop)

A workshop, hosted by The Scottish Centre for Global History, to discuss Professor Steven Pincus’s latest work on the British Empire.

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Writings from Scotland Before the Union Conference

A one-day conference hosted by the Centre for Scottish Culture, examining the literary culture of Scotland prior to the Act of Union of 1707.

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Centenary Screening of 'Daddy Long Legs' (1919) with live piano accompaniment

A screening of 1919 film 'Daddy long Legs' with live piano accompaniment composed and performed by Steven Gellatly.

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