For a full list staff and their areas of expertise please click here. Students are encouraged over a four year course to explore their interests before focussing in the final two years on specialist pathways. For our range of Undergraduate course please see here. We also offer a wide range of programmes at postgraduate level from Environmental History to the History of the Book. For the full range of our programmes see here.
The School of History was delighted to achieve the Athena Swan Bronze Award in November 2018.
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The School of History held the 3rd Annual Lecture in the History of Women, Gender and Sexuality on Friday, 8 March. Professor Jinty Nelson was presenting a Wider Public with the History of Early Medieval Gender.
Congratulations to Professor Robert Bartlett, Emeritus Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews, who has been awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to History in the 2019 Queen's New Year Honours.
Ashley Atkins completed the MLitt in Scottish Historical Studies in the School of History, University of St Andrews in 2015/16. His dissertation, entitled, 'The authorship, function, and ideological origins of the Claim of Right of 1989', has been awarded the Royal Historical Society's Rees Davies Prize for the best Masters dissertation submitted by a UK institution of higher education. The School of History extends its congratulations to Ashley for this outstanding achievement.
Congratulations to Carole Hillenbrand, Professorial Fellow in Islamic History, who has been recognised with a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to the understanding of Islamic History . The awards have been given as part of celebrations marking HRH The Queen’s 92nd birthday.
For full information about the seminar programme please click here
Medieval History Postgraduate
Wed, 23 October
Independent Learning Week
Institute for Transnational and Spacial History
Mon, 28 October
“Introduction” to Doing Spatial History with Riccardo Bavaj, Bernhard Struck, and Konrad Lawson
1 - 3 pm, Old Seminar Room, South Street
Mon, 28 October
Marie Legendre (Edinburgh)
The Finances of the Caliphate: Abbasid Fiscal Practice in Islamic Late Antiquity
5.15 pm, Old Class Library, South Street
Institute of Intellectual History
Tues, 29 October
Lucia Rubinelli (Cambridge)
“Sovereignty and Constituent Power in Weimar Germany”
5.15 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine's Lodge
Institute of Constitutional and Legal Research
Wed, 30 October
ILCR Reading Group
4 pm, Old Seminar Room
Early Modern and Reformation
Thurs, 31 October
REFORMATION DAY PUBLIC LECTURE
Felicity Heal (Oxford)
‘Writing on the wall: word and image in post-Reformation English churches’
5.15 pm, Arts Lecture Theatre
Late Modern History Research
Mon, 4 November
University of Durham
The Latent Public: Rumors and Public Opinion in Transwar Japan
4.00 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge
Scottish Historical Research
Thurs, 7 November
Dr Jane Harrison (University of Oxford)
New Perspectives on Scandinavian settlement in the Northern Isles: Landscapes,
Longhouses and Place Names
5.15 pm, St John's House, 71 South St