School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Intellectual History Research Group seminars

The Intellectual History Research Group seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Time and location

The Intellectual History Research Group seminars take place from 16.00 to 17.30 in the venues listed below throughout the year, and are open to all. The seminars are run jointly with the Eighteenth-Century and Enlightenment Studies Network.

Semester 1 2018
Date Speaker Topic Venue
Friday 5 Oct

Tomáš Kunca (Charles University, Prague)

'A history of the anecdote and Hume's circle in Bristol, 1734'

IASH, Hope Park Square, Edinburgh
Friday 2 Nov

Max Skjönsberg (St Andrews University)

'Adam Ferguson on the perils of popular factions and demagogues in a Roman mirror'

Room 2.36, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
Friday 16 Nov

Kelsey Jackson Williams (University of Stirling)

'Thomas Innes: Scotland’s premier Enlightenment historian?'

Room 2.36, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place

Find out what else is on

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.