IASH Research Strands
Themes Pages and related projects:
Events range from visiting speaker occasions and day-long events to lunchtime brainstorming sessions on possible collaborations and funding applications. IASH also supports interdisciplinary funded projects including The Science of Man (2002-2006), Scotland's Transatlantic Relations (STAR) (2001- ), Scots at War (1995-1999). Regular input from Edinburgh Research and Innovation will inform participants of appropriate funding possibilities.
Applicants for all categories of Fellowships at the Institute are asked to state how their proposed research would contribute to one or more of the Institute's current strands, and to indicate the member(s) of University of Edinburgh staff contacted in relation to their proposed research topic.
Dialogues of Enlightenment: in 2012 this strand focused around the 250th Anniversary of Hugh Blair's appointment to the first Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres
Theory, Practice and Performance: in 2012 this strand focused on Theory in Practice, Practice in Theory
The University and the Wider World: in 2012 this strand focused on The Academic and the Civic
The Human and the Environment: in 2012 this strand focused on Atmospheres and Atmospherics
Adaptations and Modalities (May 2008 - June 2011)
Institutions and Oppositions of Enlightenment (June 2005 - August 2008)
Diasporas, Migrations and Identities (June 2005 - August 2007)
Life Writing, Testimony and Self-Construction (June 2005 - December 2008)