• Giuseppe Albano, Sidney Sussex College Cambridge
  • Jeffrey A. Bell, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Francesca Broggi-Wüethrich, University of Zurich
  • Miroslawa Buchholtz, Nicholas Copernicus University
  • Kristin Cook, University of Edinburgh
  • Tamás Demeter, Institute for Philosophical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • William Dominik, University of Otago
  • Sarah Edwards, University of Strathclyde
  • Martin Ehala, Tallinn University
  • Elizabeth Elliot, University of Edinburgh
  • Oleksandr Golozubov, National Technical University, Kharkiv
  • Randy Gordon, Gardere Wyne Sewell LLP
  • Helen Graham, Open University
  • Iván Halász, Institute for Legal Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Béla Hegedüs, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Zoltán Imre, Institute for Hungarian Literature, Eötvös
  • Tadeusz Kopys, Jagiellonian University
  • Alison McQueen, McMaster University
  • Silvia Mergenthal, University of Konstanz
  • Marta Moskal, Jagiellonian University
  • Veena Naregal, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi
  • Irene Ng MP, Singapore
  • Clíona Ó Gallchoir, University College Cork
  • Karol Polcyn, University of Szczecin
  • Roxanna Preda, University of Edinburgh
  • Oili Pulkkinen, Academy of Finland
  • Scott Spurlock, University of Edinburgh
  • Diana Stanciu, University of Bucharest
  • Anthony La Vopa, North Carolina State University
  • James A. Walker, York University, Ontario
  • Shi-zong Wang, Zhejiang University
  • Stefan Warg, Umeå University
  • Guangxu Zhao, Shanghai Maritime University


  • Stuart MacRae’s opera The Assassin Tree, with a libretto by Simon Armitage, premieres at the Edinburgh International Festival. Olga Wojtas, Scottish editor of the Times Higher Education Supplement, visits IASH to talk to Fellows and interview MacRae for an article coinciding with the premiere.
  • As part of the Humanities in the 21st Century theme, the British Society of Aesthetics supports a one-day conference titled Aesthetics, Culture and Society.
  • The Is History Fiction? seminar is presented by Professor Ann Curthoys and John Docker.
  • The Institute hosts a meeting of the Early Modern Seminar in Scotland on Sovereignty and Nationhood.
  • IASH hosts a symposium on Literary History Today to mark the publication of the Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature.
  • IASH holds a joint colloquium with the British Academy on A Wealth of Ideas: The Value of the Humanities in Modern Society.
  • IASH hosts a meeting with members of the Cambridge Centre for History and Economics’ Mellon programme on Exchanges of Economic and Political Ideas since 1750. Dr Jim Kelly follows the meeting with a colloquium on Sentiment and Social Networks in Ireland and Scotland, 1707-1801.
  • IASH presents a colloquium on Acts of Union: Scottish and Irish Thought and Culture, 1707-1801.
  • IASH hosts a meeting with the Visual Arts Research Institute, Edinburgh on Visuality and Cognition.
  • IASH hosts a workshop on the Philosophy of the Enlightenment.
  • IASH presents a seminar on Lyotard, Art and Music.
  • Professor Susan Manning participates in the Meeting of Directors of UK and Irish Institutes for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Institute is also invited to join the NetIAS group of European Institutes for Advanced Study.
  • IASH hosts an Open Day for colleagues within the University of Edinburgh.
  • IASH organises a Scottish Enlightenment seminar for a group of academics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Karina Williamson, Sam Pickering and Susan Manning
Article from the Times Higher Education Supplement about Stuart MacRae's opera 'The Assassin Tree'
Fellows in December 2006
Charles Raab and Wang Shizong, 2006
Article from The Guardian about Stuart MacRae's opera 'The Assassin Tree' at the Edinburgh International Festival
Article in The Guardian about Stuart MacRae's opera 'The Assassin Tree'
Symposium: "Acts of Union", 29 March 2006
Conference: "Aesthetics, Culture and Society", 14 March 2006
Autumn Workshops 2006 Leaflet
Autumn Workshops 2006 Leaflet