New appointments in History of Art
We’re delighted to welcome Dr Joanne W. Anderson and Dr Hans Christian Hönes to the School this summer. To find out more about their research, please visit their staff profile pages: Dr Joanne W. Anderson Dr Hans Christian Hönes
Professor Marjory Harper awarded the Royal Historical Society's Jinty Nelson Award for Inspirational
We are pleased to annouce that Professor Marjory Harper has won the Royal Historical Society’s Jinty Nelson Award for Inspirational Teaching. In their citation the judges write: "Marjory’s work spans over two decades and was praise because of her commitment to supporting others’ learning and progression. However, the adjudicators are particularly...
Video now available for webinar 'Racism 2020: Pathways to Taking Its Last Breath'
The images of the killing of George Floyd sent a shockwave throughout the world. On July 8th, the department of Divinity and Religious Studies organised the webinar ‘Racism 2020: Pathways to Taking Its Last Breath,’ to learn more about the causes of racism, current events, and to seek pathways to...
Professor John Swinton awarded the Lanfranc award for Education and Scholarship
We are very pleased to announce that Professor John Swinton has been awarded the Lanfranc award for Education and Scholarship by the Archbishop of Canterbury. This award recognises Professor Swinton's outstanding contribution to practical theology, particularly in the area of disability. Congratulations!
New scholarships for prospective Aberdeen PhD students in Divinity/Theology
The subject of Divinity has been taught at the University of Aberdeen since the time of its foundation in 1495 and continues to go from strength to strength (e.g., the Aberdeen Divinity Department is currently ranked 25th in the world in the QS World Rankings by Subject). Our new scholarships...
PGT Dissertation Prize 2020 announced
The Development Trust is funding a prize of £100 for the best postgraduate taught (MLitt) dissertation in History for the 2019-2020 cohort of students who are in one of our four History programmes: MLitt in Modern History, MLitt in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, MLitt in Scandinavian Studies and MLitt...
Meet Professor John Behr, Regius Chair in Humanity
Prior to holding the Regius Chair in Humanity at the University of Aberdeen, I spent twenty-five years teaching at St Vladimir’s Seminary in New York, where I also served as Dean for a decade. I have taught at other schools in the US, such as Harvard Divinity and Fordham University,...
Meet Professor Eric Saak, Chair in Ecclesiastical History
I was appointed to a Chair in Ecclesiastical History at the University of Aberdeen in March 2020. I came to Aberdeen from having been a Professor of History in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts in Indianapolis (USA). I had previously served as Head of the Department of Theology,...
New appointments in Philosophy
We are delighted to announce the appointment of four new members of Philosophy staff in spring and summer 2020. Professor Michael Beaney joins Aberdeen as Regius Chair of Logic. This distinguished position was established by James IV of Scotland in 1505 just ten years after the University was founded. Prof. Beaney...
Bringing Aberdeen's Burgh Records to life through song
Characters, events and stories contained with Aberdeen's unique town records was enjoyed by everyone.
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