Dr Andrew Mackillop
- Senior Lecturer in Scottish History (History)
telephone: 44 (0) 141 330 8044
- Early Modern Scottish History: particularly the means by which Scotland integrated into the British Union in the century or so after 1707
- Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the British Empire in Asia: particularly involvement in the English East India Company from 1690 to 1820
- Local, National and Global Histories: the use of social network models, global and glocal history approaches, and human-social capital theory in analyses of early modern British imperialism and expansion.
- Scottish, Irish & Welsh immigrant communities in early modern London, c.1660-1830.
- The role and significance of Scots law within the Early Modern British Empire.
- (2015-17): Royal Society of Edinburgh Network Grant: ‘Scottish Immigration to Early Modern London, c.1660-c.1830’
- (2016-19): Leverhulme Trust Research Project, ‘Law in the Aberdeen Council Registers: Concepts, Practices, Geographies’
- (2013-14): Research Institute of Irish & Scottish Studies Grant Scheme: ‘Connecting and Projecting Aberdeen’s Burgh Records’
I am pleased to supervise research projects that fall broadly within my areas of research expertise on post-union Scotland, the pre-1815 British Empire (particularly in Asia), East India Company history, comparative eighteenth-century Irish, Scottish and Welsh histories, eighteenth-century London and immigration.
I currently supervise the following postgraduate students:
- Eloise Grey, The Ogilvie-Forbes of Boyndlie: A North East Migrant Family, 1740-1840
- Simon Duffy, The British Raid on Washington, 1814
- History 1A (Scotland’s Millenium: Kingdom, Union and Nation, 1000-1999)
- The Making of Britain? Scotland and Ireland, 1707-c.1815
- Military Scotland in the age of proto-globalization, c.1600-c.1800
- Theory and Reality in Western Warfare
Convenor of the Scottish History Review Trust