School of History, Classics & Archaeology


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New approaches to Greek institutional history

The Department of Classics of the University of Edinburgh is happy to announce the conference ‘New Approaches to Greek Institutional History’, to be held on 30-31 March 2017.

Sarah Dunant - In the Name of the Family

Join bestselling author, broadcaster, academic and historical novelist Sarah Dunant on 7 April as she talks about her latest novel, In the Name of the Family. (Published 7 March, 2017)

Undergraduate online information sessions

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Interested in undergraduate study in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology? Can't make it to Edinburgh for a visit? Join our live online information sessions! (Published 15 Feb, 2017)

Agriculture, economy and society in early modern Scotland

A day conference, 6 May 2017, examining the economic, social and cultural experiences of life in agrarian Scotland, c. 1500-1750, leading to the project’s second book – an edited collection of essays.

Speaking when they're spoken to?

This workshop will discuss the methodological challenges faced in conducting the history of children. (Published 16 Feb, 2017)

Materiality, representation, and performance in archaic and classical Greek poetry

This two-day conference, to be held on the 20th and 21st of June 2017, will bring together scholars interested in the relation between materiality and language, in literary objects, in performance and textuality. (Published 16 March, 2017)

The atlas of hillforts of Britain and Ireland: results, implications and wider contexts

The AHRC Hillforts Atlas Final conference will take place on 23-25 June, 2017. (Published 16 Feb, 2017)

A.G. Leventis Conference 2017

The next Leventis Conference - 'Images at the cross-roads: Meanings, media, methods' - will take please in Edinburgh, 9-12 November, 2017. (Published 8 March, 2017)

Theorizing contacts in the Roman Empire

This conference aims to assess the validity and scope of 'Romanization' with a particular focus on multilingualism and multiculturalism.

Roman Archaeology Conference 2018

The next Roman Archaeology Conference will be hosted by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, 19-21 April 2018, the first time that RAC has been held in Edinburgh. 

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