Complete University Guide 2019 Rankings
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that each of our disciplines have performed well in the Complete University Guide 2019 rankings. We're now ranked 11th in the UK in Theology and Religious Studies (up 3 places), 21st in History (up 7 places), 15th in History...
Report from the 2018 Bergen Postgraduate Symposium
This April the Centre for Scandinavian Studies participated for the first time in the annual Bergen Postgraduate Symposium. Recently-completed PhD candidates Michael Frost and Beñat Elortza presented their research on, respectively, ‘Bishops and Witches in Fourteenth-Century Iceland’ and ‘Memory, Law and Pragmatism: The Institutionalisation of the leiðangr in Scandinavia during...
PhD student Heidi Synnøve Djuve awarded stipend from Swedish Women's Educational Association
Congratulations to Heidi Synnøve Djuve (PhD candidate in Scandinavian Studies), who has received a prestigious stipend from the Swedish Women's Educational Association for the final year of her doctoral candidature. The scholarship is for research relating to Swedish language, literature and society is only awarded to one candidate per year. Read the...
Dr Dilley discusses the future of the Commonwealth on Radio 5 Live Breakfast
Dr Andrew Dilley, Senior Lecturer in the History Department, was recently featured on Radio 5 Live on the 20th of April 2018. The recording is now available online: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b01dyz
Virtual Open Day
We’re pleased to announce that the University of Aberdeen’s Virtual Open Day for the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy will begin at 4pm BST on Tuesday 24 April. What to expect Learn about the programmes on offer and what studying at Aberdeen is like Hear directly from lecturers from the School Ask...
Aberdeen University Library Postgraduate Research Bursary
Applications are invited for the Friends of Aberdeen University Library Postgraduate Research Bursary awards 2018/19. This award of £3000 is offered to a candidate in the early stages of a supervised postgraduate research degree (PhD or Masters by Research). It is a one-off bursary payment designed to support research based...
Connor Burgess awarded William Whitehorn Scholarship
Congratulations to Connor Burgess, 3rd year student in History, who has been awarded the William Whitehorn Scholarship. The Scholarship is valued at £1,000 per annum and is offered to the successful candidate for the third and fourth years of their Honours programme (£2,000 in total). Well done Connor!
Second Annual Philosophy Reading Party
The second annual Philosophy Reading Party took place in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, March 23-25. Twenty-three students participated, accompanied by staff members Warwick Brown, Gerry Hough and Federico Luzzi. Students and staff took part in walks to Pressendye and Sgor Buidhe, where high-laying snow was encountered, and in less strenuous walking along...
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