Research Seminar Series


Candlemas 2016

Meetings are held at 5.30 pm in the New Seminar Room, St John's House, 71 South Street, St Andrews (unless otherwise noted)

Drinks and nibbles served from 5:15pm

Thursday 28 January
PG Work-in-Progress

Andrew Carter
:- '"A Moderate Presbyterian Episcopacy": The Church of Scotland, 1660-90'
Amy Eberlin:- 'The Influence of Flemish Trade on Fifteenth-Century Scottish Politics'
Hannah Lawrence:- The nicety of the heritage sector?: Addressing slavery and colonialism in British historic houses

Thursday 11 February
Dr Claire Hawes
(St. Andrews)
‘James III: A “Bad King”?’

Thursday 25 February
Dr Nick Evans
(University of Hull)
‘”Historia Brittonum” and perceptions of early history in medieval Scotland’

Thursday 21 April
Dr Allan Kennedy

(University of Manchester)
‘”For Preserving the Publick Peace”: Prosecuting Serious Crime in Late-Seventeenth-Century Scotland’.



Martinmas 2015 Programme


Thursday 24 September Welcome reception
Old Class Library, 5.30-7.30

Thursday 8 October    T.C. Smout Lecture in Scottish History
Prof Sir Tom Devine (University of Edinburgh)
'Scotland's Slavery Past: The Origins of Amnesia’
Arts Lecture Theatre, 7pm

Thursday 22 October   research seminar - *NOW CANCELLED*
Ms Amy Eberlin (St Andrews)

‘The Place of Flemish Trade in Fifteenth-Century Scottish Politics’

Thursday 5 November   research seminar
Dr Maks Del Mar (Queen Mary University, London)
‘Is There a Scottish Tradition of Jurisprudence? Neil MacCormick and the Scottish Enlightenment’

Thursday 19 November   research seminar
Dr Kelsey Jackson Williams (St Andrews)
‘Sedition, Schism, and Scholarship: Reading the Notebooks of James Maule (c.1696-1729)’
Old Class Library, 5.30 (drinks from 5.15)
Joint with the Reformation Studies Institute and the Institute of Intellectual History