Schedule of Events

The EMMH Postgraduate Forum meets on scheduled Mondays during term time at 5.15pm in St. Katherine’s Lodge, Room 1.10 [unless otherwise noted]. Refreshments are provided and each session is followed by a trip to the St Andrews Brewing Company for more informal discussion.


Semester 2

23 January 2017 Special Event: “Remembering Burns: Myths and Memorialisations of the poetry of Robert Burns” with

— Sean Murphy, ‘Burns Night and Scottish imperialism in the 19th century’

— Paul Malgrati, ‘The Bard’s legacy and Scottish political parties in the 20th century’

— Garry MacKenzie, ‘Burns and the Chinese Makars: Scots poetry and translation’

13 February 2017Minchul Kim, “Travels, the Enlightenment and the French Revolution: the case of Volney”

6 March 2017MLitt Dissertation Skills Session

10 April 2017Jamie Hinrichs, “John Muir: Peripatetic, Preservationist & Provoker of a PhD Pilgrimage”

Kimberly Sherman, “Reading dead peoples’ mail: the historian and her subject”

24 April 2017Constantin Eckner, “Emigrated Russian Intellectuals in Transit: Nikolai Berdyaev, the Perception of his Work, and the Political Culture of Germany and France between the World Wars”

Esben Bøgh Sørensen, “Agrarian Capitalism and the culture of improvement: Representations of work in 16th and 17th Century English Agrarian Literature”

Dr. Bess Rhodes from SmartHistory, “Title TBA”