Monograph co-authored by Aberdeen academic shortlisted for Scottish Research Book of the Year
A new edition and study of one of north-east Scotland's best-loved works of literature and science has been shortlisted for the Scottish Research Book of the Year 2023.
Sharing the stories and lessons of witch-hunting in Scotland
A short course at the University of Aberdeen is introducing people around the world to the history of witch-hunting and the witch trials in Scotland.
A Transatlantic Crossing for Professor Harper on the Queen Mary 2
In September I was privileged to be invited to cross the Atlantic as a guest speaker on the Queen Mary 2. Having spent many years researching and writing about the shiploads of emigrants who in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries sailed from Greenock, Liverpool, London and Southampton – as well...
Autism and Theology Podcast
The Centre for Autism and Theology recently started their own podcast. The latest episode features one of our School's senior academics, Dr Léon van Ommen, discussing his new book Autism and Worship: A Liturgical Theology. Tune in on Spotify
Historian's role in new Hitler and Goebbels film helps reveal the legacy of Nazi disinformation
A University of Aberdeen academic is the historical advisor to the first serious Hitler feature film in two decades. Shot in secret due to the sensitive nature of the subject matter, the film seeks to 'understand the manipulative strategies' used to devastating effect by Hitler and Goebbels, by stripping away...
Academic recognised for her contribution to Prussian history
The University's Professor Karin Friedrich has been presented with an award in recognition of her contribution to research of the history and culture of Prussia.
Youngest ever person in space returns to Earth (and campus)
In August, Anastatia Mayers made the journey of a lifetime into space with Virgin Galactic. Not only did the experience make her the youngest ever person in space, she's also part of the first mother-daughter duo to go into space together.
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