Research Projects

The Institute of Intellectual History hosts several online resources, whilst members of faculty collaborate on a number of major projects.

Economists’ Papers: Preserving Economy Memory

A project to create and update an electronic version of a finding aid originally published in 1975 as Economists’ Papers 1750-1950; A Guide to Archive and other Manuscript Sources for the History of British and Irish Economic Thought.

Enlightenment Political Writings

Manuscript resources pertaining to eighteenth-century Geneva, translated and edited by Kenneth Goodwin.

History of European Ideas and Global Intellectual History

Two academic journals, published by Taylor and Francis, are edited at St Andrews.

Intellectual History Archive

An open-access digital repository of the papers of eminent intellectual historians, including unpublished essays, teaching materials, and research notes.

James Mill’s Commonplace Books

Transcriptions of four volumes of James Mill’s manuscripts covering a wide variety of early nineteenth-century political themes.

Literary Interactions

A project bringing together researchers with an interest in Nervan, Trajanic and Hadrianic literature to examine the texts and the literary culture of the period collectively.

The Politics of Counsel

A project bringing together a wide range of scholars interested in the theory and practice of political advice across several countries and centuries.

Power and Institutions in Medieval Islam and Christendom (PIMIC)

PIMIC is a cooperative effort by a team that consists of medievalists specialising in Western, Byzantine and Islamic history.

Publishing the Philosophical Transactions

AHRC-sponsored research project investigating the Royal Society, the publisher of the oldest surviving scientific journal in the world.

What is Intellectual History?

A series of short videos reflecting on the theory and practice of Intellectual History.