- Kim Ae-Ran, writer
- Alba Alonso Alvarez, University of Santiago de Compostela
- Stephanie Aulsebrook, Magdalene College Cambridge
- Matthew Bampton, University of Southern Maine
- Katie Barclay, University of Adelaide
- Karen Beckwith, Case Western Reserve University
- Diana Burton, Victoria University of Wellington
- Piotr Bylica, University of Zielona Gora
- Samuel Cohn, University of Glasgow
- Alice Comi, University of Reading
- André Corrêa, Sao Paulo Law School
- James Delle, Kutztown University
- Clare Duffy, playwright
- Stephanie Dumke, Durham University
- Alison Duncan, University of Edinburgh
- Victor Ezigbo, Bethel University
- Rachelle Gilmour, University of Sydney
- Clarisse Godard Desmarest, University of Amiens
- Evan Gottlieb, Oregon State University
- Brecht De Groote, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
- Irene Hadiprayitno, University of Leiden
- Erla Hulda Halldósdóttir, Centre for Research in the Humanities, University of Iceland
- Elizabeth Hanson, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
- Pura Nieto Hernández, Brown University, Providence
- Chisomo Kalinga, King’s College London
- Jaako Kauko, Governance and Interaction in Education Research Unit (KUPOLI), University of Helsinki
- David Konstan, New York University
- Karin Kukkonen, University of Turku
- Lila Matsumoto, University of London
- Christian Maurer, University of Fribourg
- Fionnuala O’Neill, University of Edinburgh
- Nora Pleßke, University of Passau
- David Purdie, University of Edinburgh
- Milja Radovic, University of Edinburgh
- Satyapriya Rout, University of Hyderabad
- Cassie Smith-Christmas, Lews Castle College, University of the Highlands and Islands
- Helen Stark, Newcastle University
- Katie Stevenson, University of St Andrews
- Natasha Simonova, University of Edinburgh
- James Swindler, Illinois State University
- Jeffrey Tatum, Victoria University of Wellington
- Renée Tobe, University of East London
- Paul Tonks, Yonsei University
- Wilson Wang, English Literature and Scottish Studies Center, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
- Lena Wånggren, University of Edinburgh
- Lauren Ware, University of Edinburgh
- Rebecca Zahn, University of Stirling
- Professor Jo Shaw is appointed Director. She is also awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Research in a formal ceremony at Holyrood Palace.
- Professor Jolyon Mitchell is appointed Academic Director.
- Anthea Taylor retires as Secretary after 24 years at IASH.
- Dr Peta Freestone is appointed Institute Administrator.
- IASH presents Boxes of Delight: Surrealism at 90, a workshop on ‘festivals in a box’ as a way of approaching memory loss, dementia and celebrating older life, as part of Luminate: Scotland’s Creative Ageing Festival.
- IASH hosts pop-up forums as a reflection on the discussion and debate after the Scottish Independence Referendum. These include Scotland’s Independence Debate and Fear and The ‘new Unionism’: constitutional settlements, economic drivers and ‘national’ identity.
- In partnership with the British Council and Edinburgh City of Literature, the Institute hosts Korean writer Kim Ae-ran.
- IASH joins the European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme, offering one senior and one junior fellowship under the scheme.
- 2010/11 IASH-Traverse Fellow Linda McLean receives the world premiere of her play Every Five Minutes at the Magic Theatre, San Francisco.
- IASH participates in the first Being Human Festival with Visualising Voices, a day of Scottish Documentary Institute films focused on the patient experience. Our second event, Spaces, Places, Texts and Genes, chaired by IASH Advisory Board member Allan Little, is a lively discussion demonstrating how four different academic disciplines could help us understand and come to terms with what unites and divides societies.
- Speculative lunches cover Reparations for Slavery (Dr Nicola Firth), photography in research (Dr Tom Allbeson) and gender research at the University of Edinburgh (Dr Carole Jones).
- The Institute hosts several interdisciplinary events for colleagues around the College including The “Edge of Words” Project; Creativity in Contemporary Latin American Culture; Belonging in Contemporary Chile; Computers and Minds; The Renaissance and Early Modern Discussion Group and Nineteenth-Century Studies Research Seminars.
- IASH hosts a series of one-off events including: Landscapes of Hope: Towards the Imaginary Reconstitution of Society; Illness and Restitution; Translating Russian 20th-Century Poetry: Challenges, Rewards and Discoveries; The Bacchae; and At Home in Scotland: Stories of Place.
- IASH co-sponsors events including Understanding Scottish Identity (with the Centre for Theology and Public Issues) and The Celtic Revival in Scotland, 1860-1930 (with Celtic and Scottish Studies). The third annual International Women’s Day event, titled Home and Belonging: Space and Place, Women Commonwealth Writers and Scotland and co-hosted with Scottish PEN, presents a range of authors including Chiew-Siah Tei and Meaghan Delahunt.
- RSE Susan Manning Workshops include: “To Wonder is to Praise”: The Life and Writings of George Mackay Brown; Multi-sensory aesthetics and the environment; and (Dis-)owning the Sound: The Historical Development of Music Property and Authorship.
WORK IN PROGRESS SEMINARS BY FELLOWS OF THE INSTITUTE:
Dr Piotr Bylica, “The relation between contemporary science, traditional theism and naturalistic theism – from the perspective of a model of levels of analysis”
Dr Clare Duffy, “Arctic Oil: A Landscape Play”
Dr Pura Nieto Hernández, “Woman in the locker-room: the female in Pindar’s victory odes”
Dr Satyapriya Rout, “Between Local and Global: Environmentalism and Environmental Movements in India and UK”