St Andrews Institute of Intellectual History: First Newsletter, and Lecture Series

January 2014

This is the first newsletter of the St Andrews Institute of Intellectual History

The Institute has been established to bring together a large number of researchers with interests in intellectual history across the schools of History, Classics, Divinity, English, International Relations, and Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies at the University of St Andrews, and to be a home for intellectual historians worldwide.

The Institute houses a number of research projects and scholarly resources for intellectual historians, including lectures, papers, podcasts and videos

MLitt in Intellectual History

We have just launched a new MLitt in Intellectual History
If you or your students would like to apply to the programme please contact:

We are delighted to announce that the late Istvan Hont’s papers and
books will find a permanent home at the Institute:

The papers of James Burns are currently being catalogued:

Many of Donald Winch’s unpublished papers can be downloaded:

The International Board of the Institute, chaired by Professor Roger Mason, has just been announced:

St Andrews Lectures in Intellectual History

Everyone is welcome

Professor John Robertson (Faculty of History and Clare College, Cambridge)
Will give the Inaugural Lecture of the Institute

Tuesday 28th January 2014, 17.00-18.30
School 1, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street, St Andrews
“Sociability between Natural law and Sacred History, 1650-1800″

Tuesday 4th February, 17.00-18.00
Professor Donald Winch (Sussex and St Andrews)
School 1, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street, St Andrews
“The Political Economy of Empire”

St Andrews Seminars in Intellectual History
Friday 28th February, 17.00-18.00
Dr Kris Grint (UCL)
Room 1.10, St Katharine’s Lodge, The Scores
“The foundations of James Mill's secular political thought”

St Andrews Institute of Intellectual History
Director: Professor Richard Whatmore
School of History
University of St Andrews
St Katharine’s Lodge
The Scores
St Andrews
Fife, KY16 9BA