Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Karen Baston

(Former employee or visitor)

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh
The Library of Charles Areskine (1680-1763): Scottish Lawyers and Book Collecting, 1700-1760
Master of Arts, Birkbeck College, University of London
From Italy to Edinburgh: The Medical Grand Tour in Early Modern Europe
Bachelor of Arts, University of Detroit

Administrative Roles

My role is designing and delivering strategies and procedures that support the collation, curation, dissemination, and exploitation of all research data, findings, and publications at Edinburgh Law School.

I am part of the School's Research and Knowledge Exchange Office (RKO). I manage the RKO's wiki pages and I look after the research pages on the Edinburgh Law School webpages.

Websites

http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/people/karenbaston

http://www.centreforlegalhistory.ed.ac.uk/

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7116-5457

Research Interests

My thesis used the contents and contexts of Charles Areskine’s eighteenth century of legal and other books to explore the place of advocates within the Scottish Enlightenment with reference to wider debates about the nature of the Enlightenment. My thesis can be downloaded, subject to copyright, from the Edinburgh Research Archive.

Research Groups

Centre for Legal History

Highlighted research activities & awards

  1. Edinburgh Law School Research Discussion: Nineteenth Century Nimbys

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Edinburgh Constitutional Law Discussion Group: Jacobite Exhibition

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. The Stair Society (External organisation)

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of external research organisation

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