Santander Mobility Awards
Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Santander Mobility Awards (deadline 30th March at 5pm). The Mobility Award for Students and Staff offers an award up to a maximum value of £1,000 to support mobility, short-term study or research at another institution in the international Santander Universities network. For more information, please...
Professor Marjory Harper featured on BBC Radio 4 programme
Professor Marjory Harper will feature in the programme 'The Highland Clearances, In Our Time' on BBC Radio 4 on Thursday the 8th of March at 9 a.m.: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how and why Highlanders and Islanders were cleared from their homes in waves in C18th and C19th, following the...
Postgraduate Information Week: 12th-16th March
The University of Aberdeen will be hosting a series of postgraduate information sessions throughout the week of the 12th of March. This information week will detail the available range of programmes at postgraduate level, funding and scholarship opportunities and information from the Careers team. The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy...
Apply now: Findlay Harris Dick Prize for Pictish Research
We are very pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Findlay Harris Dick Prize for Pictish Research. One prize is available for the 2017/18 academic year and is valued at £500. The prize is available to any student enrolled at the University of Aberdeen, from Undergraduate...
Professor Robert Frost awarded the Pro Historia Polonorum prize
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that Professor Robert Frost has been awarded a major prize in Poland for his book, the Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania, vol. 1 The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385–1569 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015). The award, the Pro Historia...
History of Art staff nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award
Congratulations to the entire History of Art department, which was nominated by students for an Excellence in Teaching Award. They were honoured at the Principal's Tea Party and received certificates reading: “All of the teaching staff from the History of Art department were nominated by their undergraduate students, in recognition of...
2017 PGT induction event
Welcome new PGT students!
New publication by Professor Jane Geddes, History of Art
We're delighted to announce the publication by Historic Environment Scotland of Professor Jane Geddes' new book, Hunting Picts: Medieval Sculpture at St Vigeans, Angus. Perched on a steep knoll, hidden by a tight fold of hills, St Vigeans church presents an intriguing site. During restoration in the 1870’s a bewildering collection...
New Head of School
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that Dr Paula Sweeney has been appointed as new Head of School and is taking up her post from the 1st of August.Paula arrived at the University of Aberdeen in 2009, after completing her PhD at the University of...
New article by History of Art's John Gash
John Gash’s latest article on one of Caravaggio’s followers, Andrea Ristro, “pittore maltese”, was published (in English!) in At Home in Art, ed. Charlene Vella (Midsea Books, Malta), in December 2016. It is part of a volume of essays presented to leading Maltese art historian, Mario Buhagiar, and breaks new...
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