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Scripts and politics in modern Central Europe
(2012) - Journal article
At present two scripts are employed in Central Europe, Latin and Cyrillic, or three,if we include Greece in the region. In this article I set out to problematise this oversimplisticpicture drawing at examples from the past ...
Migration or immigration? : Ireland’s new and unexpected Polish-language community
(Lit-Verlag, 2013) - Book item
Ladies, gentlemen, and scientific publication at the Royal Society, 1945-1990
(2018-06-27) - Journal article
This paper extends the scholarship on gender and scientific authorship by exploring women’s involvement in editorial decision-making. Prior to 1945, women scientists could submit their work to the journals of the Royal ...
A failed alliance and expanding horizons : relations between the Austrian Habsburgs and the Safavid Persians in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
Throughout the 16th and 17th centuries, both Austria and Persia were each repeatedly at war with the Ottoman Turks. Diplomats travelled between the two countries in an attempt to forge an alliance against their common ...
The 'Passiones' of St. Kilian : cult, politics and society in the Carolingian and Ottonian worlds
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
The subject of this thesis is the relationship between hagiography and cult in the early medieval west taken through the example of the Passiones of St. Kilian of Würzburg († 689) in the period from circa 700 to circa 1000 ...
'We have nothing more valuable in our treasury' : royal marriage in England, 1154-1272
(University of St Andrews, 2010) - Thesis
That kings throughout the entire Middle Ages used the marriages of themselves and their children to further their political agendas has never been in question. What this thesis examines is the significance these marriage ...
Political travel across the ‘Iron Curtain’ and Communist youth identities in West Germany and Greece in the 1970s and 1980s
(2016-01-22) - Journal article
This article explores tours through the Iron Curtain arranged by West German and Greek pro-Soviet Communist youth groups, in an attempt to shed light on the transformation of European youth cultures beyond the ‘Americanisation’ ...
Competition, choice and diversity in the newspaper trade of the Dutch Golden Age
(2018-09-03) - Journal article
This article expands on the themes of choice and diversity within a national, competitive news market in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic. It is often suggested that early newspapers largely copied one another. But ...
Chronostratigraphy of an eroding complex Atlantic Round House, Baile Sear, Scotland
(2017-11-07) - Journal article
A high-resolution chronostratigraphy has been established for an eroding Atlantic round house at Sloc Sàbhaidh (North Uist, Scotland), combining detailed OSL profiling and dating of sediments encompassing the main bracketing ...
Preachers and governance in fifteenth-century Italian towns : a comparative investigation of three case studies
(University of St Andrews, 2012) - Thesis
This thesis examines the sermons of three conventual mendicant preachers in three 15th-century Italian cities: the Easter Sunday sermons of 1416 and 1417 of a Franciscan, Giovanni Coltellini; a 1446 sermon for the feast-day ...