Honorary doctorate awarded to Professor Stanley Hauerwas
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce the award of the degree of Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, to Professor Stanley Hauerwas. Dr Michael Mawson (Lecturer in Theological Ethics) delivered the laureation address and noted the significant impact that Professor Hauerwas has had on staff and...
Gender Equality in the Middle East: Evidence from Public Opinion Surveys
Gender attitudes remain strongly conservative throughout the Middle East: data from the Arab Transformations Project helps understand that conservatism. The lack of progress on gender equality is the product of internal and external causes, including the systematic repression of political alternatives to Islamism and the often-perfunctory way in which women's...
SULCN annual conference held at Glasgow Caledonian University
On 7 June 2017, people from throughout Scotland with an interest in the student law clinic sector and pro bono legal work more generally gathered at Glasgow Caledonian University for the Scottish University Law Clinic Network (SULCN) annual conference. Malcolm Combe, chair of SULCN and a lecturer at the School of...
Newly discovered tunes by local fiddlers' favourite to be revealed in new volume
Four previously unpublished tunes written by popular Aberdeenshire musician James Scott Skinner, will feature in a new book soon to be launched as part of the Silver City Stories festival.
What do 'the People' Want? Conceptions of Democracy in Six Middle East States
The Arab Uprisings showed how little legitimacy regional dictatorships have - but what do people actually want? The Arab Transformations Project carried out surveys in several countries, which give us hard data on what is important about democracy to people in the Middle East.
Corruption in the Middle East: People's Views and the Stability of MENA governments
Corruption was by far the single most frequent reason for the 2010-2011 Arab Uprisings in four of six countries, and comes second after 'economic problems' in Egypt and Jordan.
What Drives Migration from the Middle East? Why People Want to Leave Arab States
Arab Transformations Project Policy Brief on the characteristics of migration and their policy implications
Premier for Sarah Rimkus at St Andrews Cathedral
PhD Student, Sarah Rimkus, has a new work to be performed as part of the Gaelic Mass at St Andrews Cathedral, King Street, on Saturday 24th June.
New Books for the Library
New titles for Music Education and more on the way
KFI EXHIBITION // THE UNFINISHING OF THINGS // OPENING 26TH MAY 2017
Things are never finished. They always overflow the ends set for them; that's how life can carry on.