History-English PG Liz Hanna wins two funding awards

Liz HannaLiz Hanna, a joint HistoryEnglish PhD student, has won two awards in recent grant competitions.

The first is a grant from the Catherine Mackichan Trust to support further study of John of Fordun’s fourteenth-century Chronica Gentis Scotorum. The grant will allow her to consult two manuscripts of the chronicle from the British Library in order to examine the progression of Fordun’s depiction of King Arthur in the extant manuscripts of Chronica Gentis Scotorum.

Liz’s second award is a Barron Bequest from the International Arthurian Society British Branch. The Barron Bequest is a substantial contribution towards tuition fees.

Liz is jointly supervised by Dr Katie Stevenson in History and Dr Rhiannon Purdie in English. She is a member of both the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies and the St Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research.

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With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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