Philosophy of History Seminar: Colloquium on the Idea of the University, Past, Present and Future

19 May 2010

The Colloqium was a continuation of the theme of the 'Idea of the University' which was explored in the Spring Term meetings of the Philosophy of History Seminar, and paid special attention to the role of History as a discipline within Universities.



Making British Citizens: university history teaching in Scotland, 1894-1914
Professor Robert Anderson (University of Edinburgh)

Robert Anderson Podcast


Universities and British Imperialism since the mid-nineteenth century
Professor Miles Taylor (Director, Institute of Historical Research)

Miles Taylor Podcast


Common Misconceptions of Newman's 'Idea of a University'
Rev. Dr. Ian Ker (St. Benet's Hall, Oxford)


Michael Oakeshott and the frustrations of modern university education
Professor James Connelly (University of Hull)


The sociogenesis of the humanist bureaucrat: on history and the university
Dr. Martin Davies (University of Leicester)


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