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Read our history! Fifty Years and More: The Department of Politics at the University of Edinburgh (PDF File)

University archivists have uncovered the fascinating unknown story of Elizabeth Wiskemann who was not only the first female Chair in the University, but also a war hero.  Read more about her exploits, and her contribution to the University here: http://libraryblogs.is.ed.ac.uk/edinburghuniversityarchives/2015/03/10/elizabeth-wiskemann-first-woman-professor-and-war-hero/