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Byzantium Compared: First International Graduate Conference in Byzantine Studies

The University of Edinburgh’s Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Research Group is delighted to welcome applications for participation in its inaugural graduate conference in Byzantine Studies, to be held in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. (Published 18 September, 2017)

Emotions Through Time: from Antiquity to Byzantium

Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium (ETT) is an international and interdisciplinary research network which examines the interactions between ancient and Byzantine emotion. This three-day conference takes place in Nicosia, Cyprus. (Published 21 August, 2017)

A.G. Leventis - Inaugural lecture

The inaugural lecture of Professor François Lissarrague as Leventis Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh. (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)

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)


The Old Medical School, Teviot Place
The Seventh Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in the Reception of the Ancient World invites both postgraduate students and early-career researchers from all disciplines to present their research to the growing community of classical reception scholars on 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, 12-14 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)

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