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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 Joachim Whaley

The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present

Professor Knud Haakonssen

History of moral, political & legal thought 1600-1800, especially natural law & rights; Enlightenment in Germany, Scandinavia & Scotland; scholarly editions of eighteenth century texts.

Professor Peter Mandler

Modern British history, especially cultural, intellectual and social; the histories of the humanities and social sciences in comparative perspective

Professor Simon Franklin

History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies