The Institute supports six ongoing Research Strands within which a series of themes, projects, and occasional events are organised.

  • Research Strands

    Theory, Practice and Performance, Enlightenment, The University and the Wider World, The Human and the Environment, Digital Humanities and Peace and Conflict

  • Themes

    Recent themes included Dialogues of Enlightenment, Theory in Practice, Practice in Theory,The Academic and the Civic, just to mention a few.

  • Projects

    Notable projects at the Institute include The Sawyer Seminar, STAR and the David Hume Tercentenary

  • Research Ethics Policy

    Fellows of IASH, and events organised by the Institute, are covered by the ethics policy of the University of Edinburgh