SPA Centenary Fellows
The Philosophy department is delighted to announce that it will host three distinguished visiting philosophers in 2019-20, funded by the Scots Philosophical Association Centenary Fellows’ scheme. Each Centenary Fellow will visit Aberdeen for up to three weeks, and will give a public lecture, a research seminar, and a postgraduate workshop...
New Reading Group: Philosophy of Sports
Under the aegis of the Centre for Knowledge and Society, the nascent Philosophy of Sports Reading Group will be dedicated this half-session to a close reading and discussion of Bernard Suits’s delightful masterpiece The Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia (1978). Here is a review by Nigel Warburton. This Reading Group is...
Professor Robert Frost Awarded the Union of Lublin Medal
Professor Robert Frost has been awarded the Benedikt the Pole prize for his book on the Polish-Lithuanian Union. Professor Frost was also awarded the Union of Lublin medal by the city of Lublin for ‘significant contributions to the preservation of the memory of the Union of Lublin’. This was part...
Investment in a Growing Divinity Department
Divinity at Aberdeen goes from strength to strength. We are appointing four new post-doctoral fellows as well as two new professors this year as our world-leading department continues to flourish more and more. This summer will see a Professor or Reader in Church History (with a focus on the Reformation) appointed...
Historian receives an award
Professor Tom Weber
New Scandinavian Studies Journal Launched
Aberdeen postgraduate students in Scandinavian Studies have launched a brand-new online journal for postgrads and early career researchers, named after the Old Norse word for the city: Apardjón. Check out the journal’s webpages.
Professor Tom Greggs
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Library Subject Development Award for CEKAS
The Centre for Knowledge and Society has received a Library Subject Development Award for 2019. This award will greatly support the CEKAS project on Visualisation in Biomedicine, which investigates the role of visual representation in the biomedical sciences, including their use in science education. The award will allow acquiring monographs...
Tracing travels across the Atlantic
Professor Marjory Harper
Lecture - Aberdeen's Earliest Burgh Council Registers
The evening talk comes after the digital transcription of local authority registers by a project at Aberdeen University. Dr Claire Hawes will discuss and give an overview of the texts. It will focus on the importance of these books in the understanding of early Renaissance Scotland and will also introduce...
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