Prof. Richard Whatmore joins the School of History

Whatmore sussexThe School of History is delighted to welcome Prof. Richard Whatmore to St Andrews. Prof. Whatmore comes to us from the University of Sussex and is an intellectual historian of early modern and modern Europe. He was educated at both the University of Cambridge and Harvard University.

His most recent book, Against War and Empire: Geneva, Britain and France in the Eighteenth Century, was published by Yale University Press in 2012.

In 2012, Prof. Whatmore was interviewed at Sussex on what inspired him to become an intellectual historian and the challenges of teaching and studying intellectual history. The interview can be watched here.

About standrewshistory
With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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