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Edinburgh Festival Brown Bag event series 8-16th August 2017

Entrance to Anatomy Museum
Join us at our Edinburgh Fringe Festival Brown Bag series. If you have a thirst for knowledge or are simply looking for an interesting topic to discuss at the dinner table, these free public events are for you!

Call for papers: AMPRAW 2017

The Old Medical School, Teviot Place
The Seventh Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World 2017 invites both postgraduate students and early-career researchers from all disciplines to present their research to the growing community of classical reception scholars. Deadline 3 September 2017.

Historical approaches to later Latin literature

Preparatory to a new 'Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature', this event aims to consolidate the scholarly gains of previous generations but also to ask new questions and invite new directions for the future. (Published 2 June 2017)

Writing the troubles - PhD and early career researchers workshop

The Irish History group at Edinburgh University invites proposals from early career and PhD researchers working on the history of the Troubles to participate in a workshop on 8 and 9 September 2017. (Published 20 June 2017)

A.G. Leventis - Inaugural lecture

The inaugural lecture of the A.G. Leventis Conference 2017 will be given by Professor François Lissarrague. (Published 5 June 2017)

Federalism in antiquity and today: a continuing story?

This conference aims to explore possible links between federal states in antiquity and today. (Published 3 July, 2017)

Call for proposals - AEA Autumn Conference 2017

Proposals for papers and posters are sought for the Association for Environmental Archaeology Autumn Conference 2017. (Published 18 May 2017)

Call for abstracts: The communities and margins of early modern Scotland

'The communities and margins of early modern Scotland is a two-day international conference which will be held at St Mungo’s Museum, Glasgow, 20-21 October 2017. Abstracts should be submitted by Friday 28 July 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)

Seventh Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World (AMPRAW)

The Old Medical School, Teviot Place
The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the University of St Andrews and the University of Glasgow, will host the Seventh Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World (AMPRAW) from 23-24 November 2017.

Conference - 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. (Published 30 May 2017)

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. 

Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference 2018

The 28th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference will take place in Edinburgh, alongside the Roman Archaeology Conference 2018. (Published 8 May, 2017)

Lecture recordings

Some of our guest and inaugural lectures are recorded and will be made available online.

Events archive

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