Dr Nicholas J. Evans BA (Hons), PhD
Dr Nicholas J. Evans is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Irish & Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen and Lecturer in Slavery Studies at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE) at the University of Hull. He has worked on numerous projects examining migration to, through and from Britain, 1830-1960 at the universities of Leicester, Hull, Aberdeen and Cape Town.
In 2004 he co-arranged (with the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre) the sucessful symposium 'Jewish Settlement, Development and Identities in Scotland, 1879-2004'. His recent publications include:
(with Marjory Harper), ‘Economic Depression and Interwar Emigration from Scotland. A Regional Response to Economic and Social Dislocation in Britain in the 1920s’, in Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History, Volume 34, No. 4 (December 2006), pp. 529-552.
‘The Emigration of Skilled Male Workers from Clydeside during the Interwar Period’, in International Journal of Maritime History, Volume XVIII, Number 1 (2006), pp. 255-280.
(with Marjory Harper) Scottish Emigration Database, 1923 (Arts and Humanities Data Service, Study Number 5161, 2005)
(with Marjory Harper) Scottish Emigration Database: Images (Arts and Humanities Data Service, Study Number 5193, 2005)
(with Marjory Harper) Scottish Emigration Database
He is currently editing a series of papers that examine Jewish history, heritage and culture in Scotland, 1879-2004 and writing a monograph on European transmigration via Britain, 1836-1914.
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