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Lecture Series

Contemporary Global Challenges: From Scotland to the World 

St Mary’s College, Lecture Theatre 2

Wednesdays from 1pm-2pm

Convenor: Dr David Evans

A research-led lecture and seminar series designed to allow BA (International Honours) students to explore some of the key contexts within which twenty-first century graduates will find themselves working.


Lecture title


Week 1

Welcome to (Medieval) St Andrews 

Dr Christine McGladdery, History

Week 2

Is The Global City a C21st Century Phenomenon?

Dr Emma Hart, History 

Week 3

Scotland and the Sugar Trade 

Dr Emma Bond, Modern Languages

Week 4

Cultural Identity and the Arts: Celtic Modernisms 

Dr Peter Mackay, English

Week 5

Transnational History 

Dr Bernhard Struck, History

Week 7

Migration and Refugees 

Dr Natasha Saunders, International Relations

Week 8

Nationalism and Unionism in Scotland

Dr Malcolm Petrie, History  

Week 9

The Economics of the Environment 

Dr Jim Jin, Economics

Week 10

US and UK Histories of Environmentalism 

Dr John Clark, History

Week 11

Conservation Challenges in Scotland and Beyond 

Dr Charles Warren, Geography and Sustainable Development

General enquiries

Collaborations and Study Abroad
University of St Andrews
St Katharine's West
16 The Scores
St Andrews
Fife, KY16 9AX
Scotland, UK

Phone: +44 (0)1334 462245

CSA student consultation hours:

2pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday during term time

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