Research


Position
Professor of Modern British History
Blaise Pascal University
Clermont-Ferrand
France

Research Centre:
IHRIM - Clermont-Ferrand

Research interests:
• British social and cultural history, Scottish History 1707-present
• History and memory
• The politics of culture
• Memory, museum and heritage studies

Research focus:
• The memorialisation of the period of the Highland Clearances in northern Scotland: agrarian changes, evictions, migration, social conflicts, cultural erosion.
• Local, national, diasporic / transnational memories and identities
• Museums, commemorations and monuments
• Heritage, its manufacture and discourse(s)
• Exhibition of folk material  culture