School of History, Classics & Archaeology


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The causes of conflict in ancient history and historiography

The School and the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities are happy to announce the workshop ‘The causes of conflict in ancient history and historiography’, which will take place on 25-27 May, 2017. (Published 5 April, 2017)

Career pathways after the PhD - an event with Edinburgh alumni

HCA Students in SRR
Join PhD alumni to hear about life after studies. (Published 8 May 2017)

Denys Hay Lecture 2017

Join us for the 2017 Denys Hay lecture on 6th June as Professor Simon Ditchfield speaks on 'Here time becomes Space: Roma sancta in the making of Roman Catholicism as a world religion'. (Published 8 May 2017)

Speaking when they're spoken to?

This workshop, on 6 June, will discuss the methodological challenges faced in conducting the history of children. (Published 16 Feb, 2017)

Memorial book launch - Professor Anthony Goodman

Celebrate the life and work of Professor Anthony Goodman, and the launch of his latest book. (Published 9 May 2017)

Rural settlement: relating buildings, landscape, and people in the European Iron Age

This three-day workshop (18-21 June, 2017) will connect evidence and views from across Europe to inform dialogue on common themes, regional variation and the roles of rural settlements in Iron Age societies. (Published 1 May, 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)

Call for proposals - Association for Environmental Archaeology Autumn Conference 2017

Proposals for papers and posters are sought for the Association for Environmental Archaeology Autumn Conference 2017, Grand Challenge Agendas in Environmental Archaeology. (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)

Symposium: 'Building the Scottish Diaspora: Scots and the Colonial Built Environment, c.1700-1920'

The Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies, in conjunction with the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, is to host a two-day symposium (17/18 November 2017) on Scottish contributions to the built environment of Britain’s empire.

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. 

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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