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Vivienne Dunstan
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Viva L'Italia. A Regional Romp through Italy exhibition now online too, includes many 17th century town/city maps http://www.otago.ac.nz/library/exhibitions/italy/index.php
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I've blogged before about the Cavers Y-DNA project at Family Tree DNA. In November 2013 I blogged about preliminary results, including for two different Cavers branches. Now we have the results for...
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Big Finish recasts the Rani, famous Doctor Who villainess. Looking good.
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I always liked the character of The Rani. Will look forward to seeing what this one is like :)
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A lost photo album, which caught the attention of a young Manchester woman, has finally been reunited with its Dundee owners, after a city-wide search.
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Academic historian
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  • University of Dundee
    Honorary Research Fellow, History, 2010 - present
  • University of Dundee
    Research Assistant, History, 2003 - 2004
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Independent academic historian, specialising in Scottish social, cultural, urban and reading history, particularly in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. PhD topic was "Reading habits in Scotland circa 1750-1820". Currently converting thesis into more journal papers.

Previously was computer science graduate and postgraduate student. Have co-authored papers from that time, as well as more recent history ones with me as single author. For full list of publications see personal website.

Also enthusiastic genealogist, including running a one-name study for the surname Cavers.
Education
  • University of Dundee
    PhD, History, 2003 - 2010
  • University of Dundee
    MPhil (taught PG Masters), Cultural and Urban Histories 1650-1850, 2001 - 2003
  • Open University
    BA(Hons), History and Classical Studies, 1998 - 2000
  • University of St Andrews
    BSc(Hons), Computer Science, 1990 - 1994