Autumn 2015 Programme

Welcome back!

We are very excited to announce the graduate diaspora studies workshop programme at the University of Edinburgh for the upcoming semester. Everyone is welcome to attend – the seminars will be held on every other Tuesday at 1pm in room G15, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, University of Edinburgh.

6th October: Iain Watson (University of Edinburgh) – ‘Memory and Inclusion – Waipu, New Zealand and the sharing of its extraordinary migration story.’

20th October: Mauro Di Lullo (University of Stirling) – ‘The Palestinian Diaspora and Historical Memory.’ Please note that this paper has been cancelled and will be rearranged for a later date.

27th October: Tim Cooper (University of Edinburgh) – ‘White Men’s Countries: Popular and Elite Responses to Japanese Immigration, 1906-1914’ [this paper will be on an odd week due to a timetabling clash].

17th November: Graham Robson (University of Stirling) – ‘Scottish Home Rule, 1885-1914: The search for support in the diaspora.’

1st December: Catherine Bateson (University of Edinburgh) – ‘‘Harry Macarthy has come off without a single scar!’ The Americanisation of Irish music cultural diaspora during the American Civil War.’

All are welcome – especially fellow PhD candidates and ECRs.

This seminar series takes place with the support of the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

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