Dr Jackson Armstrong on Royal Historical Society Whitfield Prize shortlist for 2021
Dr Jackson Armstrong's first monograph, England’s Northern Frontier: Conflict and Local Society in the Fifteenth-century Scottish Marches (Cambridge University Press) has been shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s 2021 Whitfield Prize. The prize offers an annual award of £1,000 for a work on British or Irish history that is the...
Aberdeen History PhD graduate Susan Marshall's new book published this month!
We are pleased to announce that Aberdeen History PhD graduate Susan Marshall's new book will be published this month. The book is called "Illegitimacy in Medieval Scotland, 1100-1500", and is based on her Aberdeen PhD thesis.For more information, please visit the publisher website: https://boydellandbrewer.com/9781783275885/illegitimacy-in-medieval-scotland-1100-1500/
Call for photos celebrating graduation success
Are you graduating this year?We will be hosting a virtual graduation ceremony for the school which we hope you will be able to join, more details of the date and time will be shared in due course.If you have not done so already and would like to submit a picture...
Dr Jesper Kallestrup (Philosophy) appears on Danish news to discuss Scottish Politics
Dr Kallestrup has commented on Scottish politics for Danish television DR since 2014, mainly during the independence and Brexit referendums and when there are parliament elections at Holyrood or Westminster. Last week Dr Kallestrup gave three radio interviews, two live TV appearances and was quoted on a Danish news site: https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/udland/skotsk-flertal-vil-loesrive-sig-efter-valgresultat-det-er-et-ret-stort-problem-boris
Interview with Julia Leng, the new SDHP Careers Advisor
Our new Careers Adviser for the School, Julia Leng, recently sat down with Dr Helen Pierce (Art History) to introduce herself and talk more about how the University of Aberdeen Careers and Employability Service can help students, what to expect from a guidance appointment, and upcoming opportunities. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouafjVhzwx4
Orders presented to Professor Robert Frost by ambassadors of Poland and Lithuania
In a unique ceremony held at the Embassy of the Lithuanian Republic in London on 5 May 2021, Robert Frost was awarded orders by the ambassadors of Lithuania and Poland. In the presence of the ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary, Latvia and Slovakia, he received the Knight’s Cross of the Order...
Professor Marjory Harper published 'Creating an online community: a pre-pandemic initiative'
Professor Marjory Harper, who in 2020 won the Royal Historical Society Jinty Nelson Award for Inspirational Teaching and Supervision in History, has written a blogpost for the RHS, in which she reflects on the process of planning an online Master's Programme in Scottish Heritage in 2017. The RHS annual teaching...
Brian Brock appeared on BBC Scotland's Sunday Morning with Cathy McDonald
During the pandemic, places of worship adapted quickly to reach out to people unable to attend in person. Could this be a learning time for religions to become more broadly inclusive - not just in the physical sense but also from a theological perspective? Cathy is joined by Candida Moss,...
Brian Brock's most recent popular monograph has just appeared in print with Baker Academic Press
This is Brock's first popular book on disability (Disability: Living into the Diversity of Christ's Body), written with the express aim of disseminating the world-leading disability theology ongoing in the department of Divinity at the University of Aberdeen. It addresses everyday church members, dispelling common misconceptions about disability and inclusion....
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