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Professor Hamish Scott FBA

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About this Fellow

History Western Europe Germany Early Modern History Europe



Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford; Wardlaw Professor of History Emeritus, University of St Andrews

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Modern History, University of Birmingham, 1970 - 1978
  • Lecturer to Professor, University of St Andrews, 1979
  • Wardlaw Professor of International History, University of St Andrews, University of St Andrews, 2000
  • , University of Birmingham, 1970 - 1978
  • Wardlaw Professor of History Emeritus, University of St Andrews, 2000
  • Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College University of Oxford, 2017


British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution 1990

The Emergence of the Eastern Powers, 1756-75 2001

The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815 2006

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Alex Walsham

The religious and cultural history of early modern Britain, especially the impact, reception and repercussions of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations

Professor Colin Kidd

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

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