Writing Global History and Its challenges

| History, Humanities, Seminars

On Saturday 4th June, the Scottish Centre for Global History hosted a very successful graduate student workshop at the University of Dundee on 'Writing Global History and Its Challenges', exploring a range of methodological issues with respect to Global History.  Graduate students and academic staff from the Universities of Dundee, Edinburgh and St. Andrews attended the workshop, which was led by Professor Geoffrey Parker of The Ohio State University (and currently Carnegie Centenary Professor at St. Andrews) and Professor Jürgen Osterhammel of the University of Konstanz (author of the magisteria...

Global History Day 2016

| History, Humanities, Seminars

On Wednesday 18th June, the Scottish Centre for Global History hosted their 'Global History Day 2016' event to mark the occasion of a visit to Dundee by Steve Pincus (Yale). The morning was dedicated to 'New Work in Global History', which saw the launch of new books by Dr Matt Graham, The Crisis of South African Foreign Policy and the ANC: Diplomacy, Leadership and the Role of the African National Congress, and Dr Felicia Gottmann, Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760. Sara Dorman (Edinburgh) and Nandini Bhattacharya (Dundee) responded to Matt G...