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Professor Charles Withers FBA

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About this Fellow

Geography Scotland History of Geography Cultural Geography

Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/geosciences/people?cw_xml=person.html&indv=24

Appointments

Current post

  • Ogilvie Chair of Geography and Professor of Historical Geography, University of Edinburgh; Geographer Royal for Scotland

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer to Professor / Associate Dean, University of Gloucestershire, 1980 - 1994
  • Professor of Historical Geography, University of Edinburgh, 1994
  • Professor of Historical Geography, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 1994
  • , University of Gloucestershire, 1980 - 1994
  • Geographer Royal for Scotland, Other Institutions, 2015
  • Ogilvie Chair of Geography and Professor of Historical Geography, University of Edinburgh, 1994

Publications

Urban Highlanders: Highland-Lowland Migration and Urban Gaelic Culture, 1700-1900 1998

Scotland: Mapping the Nation 2011

Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason 2007

Geography and Science in Britain 1831-1939: A Study of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 2010

Gaelic in Scotland 1698-1981 1984

Geography, Science and National Identity: Scotland since 1520 2001

Geography and Revolution 2005

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Professor Roy Ellen

Anthropology of the environment, cultural cognition, ethnobiological knowledge systems; eastern Indonesia

Professor Janet Carsten

The anthropology of kinship with particular reference to Malaysia & Britain, domestic relations, historical migration, the house, adoption reunions, kinship & memory, bodily substance, the interface between popular & medical ideas about blood.

Professor Derek Gregory

Social theory and human geography; colonial power, late modern war and military occupation in the Middle East; Orientalism and cultures of travel in Egypt, 1780-1920.