The St Andrews Institute of Intellectual History

Everyone welcome

All seminars take place at 5.
15 pm, Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge, The Scores


29 January Joint event with St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 5.15pm, Parliament Hall
Dr Joe Canning (Cambridge)

‘The construction of authority in the church: the fifteenth-century conciliarists and their opponents’

13 February 1pm, Old Class Library, St John’s House
Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research series

‘The Law’s Two Bodies’: Interview with Douglas Kinnear

13 February
James Burns Memorial Lecture

Professor Susan James (Birkbeck College, London)
‘Putting One's Knowledge to Work:  Spinoza on fortitudo

20 February
István Hont memorial lecture

Professor Richard Bourke (Queen Mary, University of London)
‘The Philosophy of History and the History of Political Thought’

27 February
Dr James Palmer (St Andrews)

‘In Search of Dark Age Sciences: Natural Philosophy between Rome and the Ninth-Century “Carolingian Renaissance”’

13 March
Dr Valentina Arena (University College London)

‘Liberty and Economic Independence in Republican Rome’

14 March István Hont memorial lecture
Professor David Armitage (Harvard)
‘Civil War’


11 April
Dr Teresa Bejan (Oxford)
‘Equality before Egalitarianism’

17 April 1 pm, Old Class Library, St John’s House
Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research series

‘The Law’s Two Bodies’: Interview with Stuart Pemble

17 April
Dr Or Rosenboim (City, University of London)

‘The Emergence of Globalism: Reordering the World in the 1940s’

24 April          
Dr Nicholas Mithen (EUI)

‘Codifying Good Taste: Historical Scholarship and Epistemic Virtue in Early 18th Century Italy’

25 April           
Professor John Marshall (Johns Hopkins University)

‘Locke’s Provisions for the Poor in Context: Beggars, Sailors, Spinners and Slaves; Workhouses, Wars, Coins and Companies; England, Ireland, Scotland and the Caribbean’

1 May
Professor Riccardo Bavaj (St Andrews)

‘The Spatiality of Ideas: Ernst Fraenkel, Richard Löwenthal, and the “Westernization” of Political Thought’




For further information please contact Dr Jacqueline Rose (jer9@st-andrews.ac.uk

To listen to past lectures go to: https://www.intellectualhistory.net/lectures

To apply to the MLitt in Intellectual History please contact: rw56@st-andrews.ac.uk