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...
2017-18 History Department Prizes
Did you know that the History Department at the University of Aberdeen offers a range of prizes for students who excel in various branches of the discipline each year? Some of these prizes have a monetary award attached to them but all will be a useful addition to a student’s...
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 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...
Professor Brink awarded academic prize by University of Umeå
During the 50 years Celebration of Umeå University, Professor Stefan Brink, Centre for Scandinavian Studies, was awarded the 'Language and Culture Trust's Prize' for 2015.
Aberdeen academic to speak at Polish national celebration
An Aberdeen historian will address the highest court in Poland as part of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the signing of a constitution acknowledged as a revolutionary document in the political history of the world.
The Thomas Reid Prize for Book Collecting
The Aberdeen Humanities Fund is pleased to announce the inaugural Thomas Reid Prize for Book Collecting.
University of Aberdeen student's first book raises thousands for charity
A University of Aberdeen student is helping to raise money for charity after writing a book on the sacrifices made by railway staff that lost their lives during World War One.
Collection of essays in honour of Professor Michael H. Gelting published
Ashgate have published a collection of essays, Denmark and Europe in the Middle Ages, c. 1000-1525, in honour of Professor Michael H. Gelting who holds a Chair in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Aberdeen. Michael H. Gelting has been one of the most influential historians working on medieval Denmark in his generation....
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