Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded postgraduate studentships

| Humanities,English,History,Philosophy,Students

AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council) funded doctoral studentship places are now available in the School of Humanities for session 2015/16.  This is a fantastic opportunity to have your PhD tuition fees paid (UK & EU students) plus receive a yearly maintenance grant (UK students only).  Applications are invited from new and current students (in first year of study if full-time or up to second year if part-time).  Dr Keith Williams, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies in the School of Humanities, said:"We are absolutely delighted to be taking part in the second round of t...

Dr Todd Mei elected Vice-President of the Society for Ricoeur Studies

Todd Mei
| Humanities, Philosophy

Dr Todd Mei, Lecturer of Philosophy at the University of Dundee, has been elected Vice-President of the Society for Ricoeur Studies. The Society is an international organisation aimed at critically exploring and developing the intellectual work of the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005). Ricoeur is most known for his contributions to hermeneutics and the philosophical significance of textual interpretation and narrative understanding. However, he is beginning to be understood as a major, innovative thinker on ethical philosophy, justice and political theory. The Society consists of over 200 members...

Carnegie Cameron and Saltire Scholarship Success

| Comics, English, Film Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Students, Theatre Studies

It has been a bumper year for Humanities postgraduate student success in some high profile scholarship programmes.  Students on our taught postgraduate programmes have been awarded 4 out of only 8 available Carnegie-Cameron Postgraduate Bursaries across the University, while one student has been awarded a Saltire Scholarship. Congratulations to all our successful students: Kevin Fullerton - MLitt Film Studies (Carnegie-Cameron) Scott Gallacher - MLitt Philosophy (Carnegie Cameron) Bethan Lloyd-Wiggins - MLitt Theatre Studies (Carnegie Cameron) Ewan Wilson - MLitt Film Studies (Carnegie Cameron) Ricar...

Commendations for Humanities graduates Scott Gallacher and Felix Reimer in the 2014 Undergraduate Awards

Undergraduate Awards 2014
| History, Humanities, Philosophy, Politics, Students

The essays of two recent Humanities graduates have been highly commended in the Undergraduate Awards 2014.  Scott Gallacher's essay 'Soft Power at Work: The Implicit Threat of Violence in Socio-Economic Relations' has been highly commended in the Philosophy & Theology category, while Felix Reimer's essay 'Losing Mexico: Why did the Mexican elites turn against Spanish colonial rule from 1820?' has been highly commended in the History category. This means that they are in the top of their fields and their essays were rated in the top 10% of submissions to this year's programme, which received 4,792 ...

Studying Abroad Information Sessions

| Philosophy, History, English, Languages, Politics, European Studies, American Studies, Humanities, Students

Interested in studying abroad as part of your degree? Come along to one of our information sessions to find out more about your opportunities and chat to Dundee students who have already had the "Study Abroad Experience". Sessions are in Dalhousie Building from 12.30 - 2pm as follows: Mon 22nd September, 1LG03 Tues 23rd September, 1G06 Wed 24th September, LT2 Thurs 25th September, 1G06 Fri 26th September, 1G06 www.dundee.ac.uk/studyingabroad/...