News and events
News and events from Archaeology
In August and September students from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology took part in an 11-day fieldtrip to explore the multiple pasts of Macedonia. Join them at a free event to find out their experiences and conclusions about this significant area.
300th anniversary of History at the University of Edinburgh
This academic year, 2019/20, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to be celebrating the 300th anniversary of History at the University of Edinburgh.
Dr Ben Russell amongst Leverhulme Prize winners
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was delighted to learn that Dr Ben Russell has been named as a winner of a 2019 Philip Leverhulme Prize.
School students win at Edinburgh Awards
A number of students from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology recently received their Edinburgh Awards at a ceremony.
Staff promotions and recognition
The School is delighted to announce recognition of its academic staff ahead of the new semester.
Dr Lindsey Buster reveals ‘Mystic Britain’
A new series on the Smithsonian Channel explores the secrets of the UK’s most mysterious sites, and features Dr Lindsey Büster, Teaching Fellow in European Iron Age Archaeology at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.
Carnegie Vacation Scholarship Successes
Three Carnegie Vacation Scholarships have been awarded to students within the School.
SHCA Archaeological Science Internships 2019
Three archaeological science internships are available to undergraduate archaeology students for summer 2019. Deadline for applications Friday 24 May 2019.
School shines at Students Awards
All three subject areas are well represented at this year's forthcoming Student Awards – let’s celebrate their nominations!
New research group announced
A brand new research group is being launched tomorrow (28 February) – Emotionally Demanding Histories Group.
Call for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship submissions - Archaeology
Applications are invited for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships in Archaeology. Deadline for applications is 3 December, 2018.
ArchSoc Fieldwork Fair – Can you dig it?
The Edinburgh University Archaeology Society annual fieldwork fair will be in full swing today in Teviot Debating Hall.
Manuel Fernández-Götz elected to the Executive Board of EAA
Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz has been re-elected to the Executive Board of the European Association of Archaeologists. (Published 25 September, 2018)
Jim Crow in BBC ‘Ancient Invisible Cities' series
Professor Jim Crow contributes to the final episode of the new BBC history series, ‘Ancient Invisible Cities’, focussing on the water supply of Byzantine Constantinople. (Published 17 September, 2018)
British Academy award for Honorary Fellow
The School was delighted to hear that Honorary Fellow Dr Alison Sheridan has been awarded the 2018 Grahame Clark Medal from the British Academy. (Published 20 August, 2018)
Leverhulme successes for staff
Two members of staff and a recent PhD graduate of the School have been awarded Grants and a Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust. (Published 9 July, 2018)
Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz new editor of Cambridge University Press monograph series
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to announce that Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz has been confirmed as co-editor of a new Cambridge University Press monograph series called ‘Elements: The Archaeology of Europe’. (Published 4 July, 2018)
Research in the Požega Valley (Croatia)
Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz co-directs excavations and surveys at the Iron Age site of Kaptol and its surroundings. (Published 26 July, 2018)
Dead Images: Facing the history, ethics and politics of European skull collections
A new exhibition and series of events, as part of the 2018 Edinburgh Art Festival, look at the legacy of collections of human skulls held in public institutions. (Published 22 June, 2018)
New EUSA Undergraduate School Representative
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to welcome its EUSA Undergraduate School Representative for 2018-2019. (Published 18 June, 2018)
PhD student takes first prize
Mara Karell was awarded ‘Best Oral Presentation’ at the fourth Scottish Student Forensic Sciences Research Symposium in Dundee. (Published 4 June, 2018)
HCA staff promotions
Several members of academic staff within the School have received promotions. (Published 1 June, 2018)
HCA staff success at Teaching Awards
The school was delighted to hear that two members of staff won Teaching Awards – Dr Zubin Mistry and Professor Robert Mason. (Published 1 May, 2018)
Edinburgh Awards 2018
Students from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology students who achieved an Edinburgh Award were honoured at a ceremony on 24 April. (Published 26 April, 2018)
We’re looking for current undergraduate and postgraduate students to feature in School promotional photographs. (Published 20 April, 2018)
HCA Awards Success
Its awards time of the year once more, and the School of History, Classics and Archaeology has some celebrating to do. (Published 9 April, 2018)
School’s global standing: QS World University Rankings
All three subject areas within the School have been announced as being in the QS World University top 50 rankings for those areas. (Published 15 March, 2018)