Past Papers

23 January 2017 Special Event: “Remembering Burns: Myths and Memorialisations of the poetry of Robert Burns” with

— Sean Murphy, ‘Burns Night and Scottish imperialism in the 19th century’

— Paul Malgrati, ‘The Bard’s legacy and Scottish political parties in the 20th century’

— Garry MacKenzie, ‘Burns and the Chinese Makars: Scots poetry and translation’

13 February 2017Minchul Kim, “Travels, the Enlightenment and the French Revolution: the case of Volney”

6 March 2017MLitt Dissertation Skills Session

10 April 2017Jamie Hinrichs, “John Muir: Peripatetic, Preservationist & Provoker of a PhD Pilgrimage”

Kimberly Sherman, “Reading dead peoples’ mail: the historian and her subject”

24 April 2017Constantin Eckner, “Russkij Berlin, Russkij Parizh: Russian Emigration in Berlin and Paris after the First World War”

Esben Bøgh Sørensen, “Agrarian Capitalism and the culture of improvement: Representations of work in 16th and 17th Century English Agrarian Literature”

Dr. Bess Rhodes, “Rebuilding the Past: Digital Reconstructions and Early Modern History”

Papers, 2016-2017 (Links to SoundCloud)

Min Bae, ‘E. W. Lane and the Medical Missionary’ (presented at EMMH, 3 October 2016)

Papers, 2015-2016 (Contact EMMH for audio files)

Kimberly Sherman, ‘Gone with the Tide: The Environmental Evolution of a Southern Rice Plantation’ (presented at EMMH, 9 November 2015)

Matt Ylitalo, ‘From Mars to the Ends of the Earth: Dundee and World, 1869-1915’ (presented at EMMH, 15 February 2016)

Jack Woods, ‘Religious life in the Łódź ghetto through the lens of Menachem Oppenheim’s Diary’ (presented at EMMH, 15 February 2016)

Austin Smith, ‘Mapping Memories of the Tokushima Air Raids’ (presented at EMMH, 11 April 2016) — Link to Austin’s Mapping Memories of the Tokushima air raids powerpoint

Paul Moorhouse, ‘The Wastes of Corn’ and the ‘Cursed Hill’: Representations of Salisbury Plain in Political and Economic Debates, 1790-1834 (presented at EMMH, 25 April 2016)

Hatem Alshaikh-Mubarak, ‘Development of spatial perceptions of British agents around the Persian Gulf 1850-1930’ (presented at EMMH, 25 April 2016)