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Issues in Teaching the Wider World

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Teaching the Wider World conference
Institute of Historical Research
11 September 2013
www.history.ac.uk

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Issues in Teaching the Wider World

  1. 1. Europe 31% USA 19% UK/Ire 19% Canada 6% EastAsia 6% LatAm 4% S-SAfrica 4% MENA 3% SouthAsia 2% Int/World 3% Others 3% What historians study (aggregate of US/Canada/UK)
  2. 2. 10.94 4.6 0.99 0.51 23.58 8.83 11.98 3.23 23.89 8.88 32.35 19.2 19.55 6.18 5.78 4.47 3.81 3.1 2.48 0.95 Europe USA UK/Ire Canada East Asia LatAm S-S Africa MENA South Asia SE Asia % of world population % of historians Historical work vs. regional population (excludes int/world/AW historians)
  3. 3. 0 20 40 60 80 33.3 34.3 26.726.8 37.8 20.4 41.2 77.3 13.3 ‘Home’ history Europe (inc UK) Asia, Middle East, Africa & Latin America Comparing geographical range between UK, US and Canadian history departments
  4. 4. 0 20 40 60 80 33.3 34.3 12.3 3.17 4.3 6.85 26.8 37.8 8.26 3.89 4.07 4.22 41.2 77.3 5.42 2.31 2.8 2.8 ‘Home’ history Europe (inc UK) S, SE, E Asia Middle East/N Africa Africa Lat Am US-based departments Canada-based departments UK-based departments Percentage of historians working at US, Canadian and UK universities by regional specialism Regional specialism

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