School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Events and updates

A summary of events relating to Equality and Diversity.

Holocaust Memorial Day event hosted by Stand Up To Racism: ‘Never Again: the lessons of the Holocaust’

Speakers: Danielle Bett, Jewish Leadership Council; Khadija Mohammed, Scottish TUC Black Workers Committee; Professor Henry Maitles, Assistant Dean of Holocaust Education, University of West of Scotland; Mike Cowley, Scottish Labour; Shereen Benjamin, UCU Edinburgh

Thursday 24 January, 7pm, in G.05, 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH


On Wednesday 13th February the latest Equality and Diversity lunchtime talk will feature Dr Radhika Govinda from Sociology, talking to us about intersectionality: 1-2pm, Room 2.36, Doorway 4. All are welcome!


Thursday March 7, 12–2 pm

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology presents an International Women’s Day event led by Dr Nicola Bishop, senior lecturer in English at Manchester Metropolitan University:

‘The Best a Man Can Be’? Understanding the Toxic Masculinity Debate

Room G.03, Doorway 6, Medical School, Teviot Place

Refreshments will be provided.


The annual University of Edinburgh International Women’s Day Lecture, on 8th March, will feature Professor Dame Anne Glover, on the topic: ‘Diversity – makes life better for everyone.’   The event is free but ticketed.