Research seminars

We run a regular programme of seminars within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, sharing our latest research and inviting guest speakers to do the same. Take a closer look at upcoming events, and check back regularly to see the updated list of seminars taking place. 

2023/24 schedule

History, Heritage and Politics Seminars


Upcoming research seminars
Column one shows the subject, column two shows the speaker, column three shows when the seminar is and column four shows where the seminar is
Subject Speaker When Where
“What’s love got to do with it? Building and maintaining HIV-affected families through love, care and activism in Edinburgh 1981–2016”

Chair: Dr Nikolaos Papadogiannis (he/him/his), University of Stirling


  • Dr Hannah J. Elizabeth (they/them/theirs). Wellcome Research Fellow, Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
  • Respondent: Mr Carlton Rounds (he/ him/his), former anti-HIV/AIDS activist, Levy Institute, Bard College, New York.


Wednesday 27 September 2023

16:00 to 17:30

Hybrid: Room P.C21 and online via Microsoft Teams
“The Last Chance to Achieve ‘Modern’ Morality? Practices, Reforms and Representations of Political Corruption during the Second Spanish Republic, 1931-1936.”

Chair: Associate Professor Ian Cawood, University of Stirling


  • Joan Torrent Junca, PhD student, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.
  • Respondent: Professor Diego Palacios Cerezales, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain, formerly University of Stirling.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

14:00 to 15:30

Hybrid: Room P.C21 and online via Microsoft Teams
“Immersive sacred heritage: challenges in storytelling at Glastonbury Abbey”

Chair: Professor Siân Jones (University of Stirling)


  • Professor Roberta Gilcrist, University of Reading
  • Panel: Professor Sally Foster and Dr Michael Penman, University of Stirling

Wednesday 15 November 2023

16:00 to 17:30

Online via Microsoft Teams

Stirling PhD Alumni Projects`

Chair: Dr Colin Nicolson, University of Stirling


  • Dr Cameron McKay
  • Dr Kieran Taylor

Wednesday 29 November 2023

16:00 to 17:30

Hybrid: Room P.C21 and online via Microsoft Teams