Since starting the PhD I’ve been part of several ongoing projects of various sorts, and many other one-off events.
Co-founder of Pubs and Publications, a blogging project about all aspects of the PhD experience.
Founder of the Scottish History Network, an organisation dedicated to enabling cooperation and knowledge transfer within the broader field of Scottish history.
Collaborating researcher to SIDBRINT, an ongoing project at the University of Barcelona building a public database of all International Brigade volunteers.
Steering Committee Member for the Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Edinburgh.
Past Public and Academic Events
‘Scotland and the Spanish Civil War’, West Lothian History Society, 15 November 2017 (Speaker).
‘Foreign Fighters in Modern History: From Byron to ISIS’, University of Edinburgh History Society Lecture, 28 February 2017 (Speaker).
‘Roundtable Debate on Modern Conflict’, Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict, University of Edinburgh, 21 January 2017 (Organiser).
‘Careers Workshop for History PhDs and ECRs’, Economic and Social History Society of Scotland and Scottish History Network, 25 November 2016 (Organising Committee)
Postrgraduate Work in Progress Seminar Series 2016/17, Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict, University of Edinburgh (Organiser).
‘Scottish History: British or European?’, University of Edinburgh, 22 August 2016 (Organising Committee).
‘Scottish History: A Public Future?’, University of Edinburgh, 24 April 2016 (Chair and Organising Committee).
‘Scottish History Network Workshop: The state of the field’, University of Edinburgh, 24 April 2016 (Organising Committee).
‘Mexico Today: Meeting the Political Challenges of the 21st Century’, Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 17 November 2014 (Organising Committee).