Professor Marjory Harper

Professor Marjory Harper
Professor Marjory Harper

Professor Marjory Harper

Chair in History


School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
Crombie Annexe
Meston Walk
King's College
University of Aberdeen
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
Room 211

Divinity, History, Philosophy & Art History

Research Overview

Professor Harper's research is primarily in the area of Scottish emigration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly to Canada.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • HI 1012 Scotland's New Horizons, c.1690-1820
  • HI 1511 Scotland and the Modern Age: The 1820s to the Present
  • HI 3035/3535 The Highlands and Islands, 1850-1950
  • HI 3031/3531 Emigrants and Immigrants
  • HI 4015 Special Subject I: The Scot in Canada
  • HI 5011 The Scottish and Irish Diaspora

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  • Abroad was where it all happened: Inter-war and Post-war Sponsored Migration to the Commonwealth

    Harper, M.
    The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Spiritual homes on the move: narratives of migrations from Scotland in the 18th and 19th centuries

    Shubin, S., Harper, M.
    Social and Cultural Geography
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • A Controversial Scottish Pioneer in New Zealand: James MacAndrew and the identity of Otago

    Harper, M. D.
    Bridging Boundaries in British Migration History. Ruiz, M. (ed.). Anthem Press, pp. 141-158, 18 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Rhetoric and reality: the quest for "freedom" in the Scottish diaspora

    Harper, M. D.
    Arbroath 1320-2020: Myths, Concepts, Adaptations and Realities (preliminary title). Muller, K. P. (ed.). Peter Lang, pp. 201-227, 27 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Obstacles and opportunities: labour emigration to the ‘British World’ in the nineteenth century

    Harper, M. D.
    Continuity and Change, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 43-62
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Testimonies of Transition: Voices from the Scottish Diaspora

    Harper, M.
    Luath Press, Edinburgh. 264 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
  • Scotland and Prince Edward Island: A Professional and Personal Insight

    Harper, M. D.
    The Island Magazine
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Migration and Health Webinar Two: Mental health of refugees and migrants: myths and realities

    Daod, E., Flint, P., Hanna, F., Harper, M., Schinina, G.
    Non-textual Forms: Web Publications and Websites
  • ‘Quite destitute and … very desirous of going to North America’: The Roots and Repercussions of Emigration from Sutherland and Caithness

    Harper, M.
    Northern Scotland, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 49-67
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Moving Out and Moving On? Emigration from Scotland to Australia in the Twentieth Century

    Harper, M.
    Emigrants and Historians. Payton, P. (ed.). Wakefield Press, pp. 58-76, 19 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
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