The St Andrews series of public lectures on Dante’s Divine Comedy and related events (REF2014)

Impact: Public Discourse Impact


The impact of the Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana (LDA) on a wide and varied public is primarily cultural and social. The lecture series in St Andrews presents the newest academic research on Dante’s Divine Comedy directly, significantly increasing public understanding and appreciation of this key part of Western cultural heritage. Video recordings of the lectures on the website extend the geographical reach of the impact globally. Complementary events invited the public to reflect on and engage with aspects of contemporary society in the light of Dante’s ideas about good and evil. Collaborations used research on Dante to inform artistic reflection
Impact statusClosed
Category of impactPublic Discourse Impact


  • REF2014 case study