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Professor Sir Thomas Devine FBA

About this Fellow

History of the Scottish people at home and abroad since the sixteenth century

Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/about-us/staff-profiles/profile_tab1_academic.php?uun=tdevine

Appointments

Current post

  • Sir William Fraser Professor Emeritus of Scottish History and Palaeography, School of History,Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh

Past Appointments

  • Deputy Principal, University of Strathclyde, 1994 - 1997
  • Director of Research Centre in Scottish History, University of Strathclyde, 1992 - 1998
  • Sir William Fraser Chair of Scottish History and Palaeography, and Director, The Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 2005 - 2011
  • Research Professor and Director, Research Institute of Scottish and Irish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 1998
  • Personal Senior Research Professor of History and Director of the Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2011
  • Sir William Fraser Professor Emeritus of Scottish History and Palaeography, School of History,Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, 2015

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1998 - 2001

Publications

The great Highland famine 1988

The tobacco lords 1975

The Scottish nation 1999

Scotland's Empire 2003

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