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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

Other Anthropology and Geography Fellows

Professor Kirsten Hastrup

The entanglement of natural & social histories in Iceland & Greenland; the anthropological contribution to climate change research; the history of Artic anthropology; the foundations of anthropological knowledge

Professor Robert Layton

Social evolution & social change in hunter-gatherer & peasant societies; the anthropology & archaeology of art; indigenous rights