Research Seminar

During the academic year, ITIA postgraduates, faculty and guests meet each Friday from 11AM to 12.45PM in St Mary’s College Hall for the ITIA research seminar. Coffee, tea and biscuits are served.

ITIA Seminar © Transpositions

ITIA Seminar © Transpositions

Candlemas Term 2017 programme


3 – Prof. Paul Mealor (Aberdeen), on setting religious texts to music

10 – Dr Sam Rose (St Andrews), ‘Reflections on the historiography of modern art and religion in Britain’

17 – Prof. Angela Leighton (Cambridge), title t.b.c., on religious poetry v. poetry of belief.

24 – Prof. Trevor Hart (ITIA), ‘The light that never goes out: The theologies of George MacDonald and F.D. Maurice (with occasional reference to Thomas Erskine of Linlathen)’


3 – Prof. Sir James MacMillan (ITIA), title t.b.c.

10 – Dr Julian Luxford (St Andrews), ‘Relics in the Late Middle Ages, at Westminster Abbey and elsewhere’

Spring Vacation

31 – Rebecca Langworthy (Aberdeen), Addiction, Punishment and Redemption in the Works of George MacDonald


7 – Revd Scott S McKenna (St Andrews), ‘George Matheson: 19th century Scottish mystic.’

14 – Dr Imogen Adkins, ‘Donald MacKinnon’s Revisionary Metaphysics: An Introduction
and Musical Engagement’


St Salvator’s Chapel © R M Dyer