Seminars

The Institute runs a popular research seminar program with visiting speakers delivering papers on a broad range of topics.  Meetings are held in the New Seminar Room, St John’s House, 71 South Street, St Andrews (unless otherwise stated).  Drinks and nibbles are served from 5:15pm.

Institute of Scottish Historical Research Seminars Semester 1, 2017-18

Wednesday 27 September (week 2)
ISHR welcome reception, 5-7pm
Undercroft St John’s House

Thursday 5 October (week 3)
T. C. Smout Lecture, Arts Lecture Theatre, 5.30pm
Dr Catriona MacDonald (University of Glasgow)
‘The Scotching of British History in the 19th century; or, how a Scot (con)founded the Royal Historical Society’

Thursday 19 October (week 5)
ISHR seminar, New Seminar Room, 5.30pm
Dr Linsey Hunter (University of the Highlands and Islands)
‘#Medieval?: 19th Century Highland Castle Architectural Aesthetics and 21st Century Digital Responses’

Thursday 9 November (week 8)
ISHR seminar, New Seminar Room, 5.30pm
Ms Laura Harrison (University of Edinburgh)
‘Places of memory: The role of locality in 19th and 20th century commemorations of the Wars of Independence’

Thursday 23 November (week 10)
ISHR seminar, joint with Reformation Studies, New Seminar Room, 5.30pm
Dr Chris Langley (Newman University, Birmingham)
‘Disability, charity and the boundaries of Reformed discipline in early-modern Scotland’

Thursday 7 December (week 12)
ISHR seminar, New Seminar Room, 5.30pm
Dr Adam Grimshaw (University of St Andrews)
‘The Scots in 17th century Anglo-Swedish Commerce’