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Professor Colin Kidd FBA

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About this Fellow

Intellectual history of the British world from the 17th century onwards; history of race, ethnicity and nationhood; constitutional theory; Scottish history



Current post

  • Professor of Modern History, University of St Andrews

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Intellectual History and the History of Political Thought, Queen's University Belfast, 2010 - 2012
  • , Queen's University Belfast, 2011 - 2012
  • Professor of Modern History, University of Glasgow, 1994 - 2010
  • Professor of History, University of St Andrews, 2012

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Sir Christopher Clark

The history of 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century Prussia, Germany and Europe, especially the history of religion and religious conflict, the impact of the revolutions of 1848, the outbreak of the First World War and variations in the historical experience of

Professor Deborah Howard

The art and architecture of Venice and the Veneto; Renaissance architectural history and theory; the relationship between Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean; and music and architecture in the Renaissance

Professor Lorraine Daston

History of science, 16th-19th centuries.: probability and statistics; scientific observation; objectivity; formal theories of rationality

Professor Denis Crouzet

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