Events - 2017

Archaeology events from 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)

Postgraduate online information sessions

Find out about postgraduate study in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology by joining academics and members of our Graduate School Office for a series of live online information sessions on Tuesday 5 December 2017. (Published 9 Nov, 2017)

Grand Challenge Agendas in Environmental Archaeology Conference 2017

The Association for Environmental Archaeology Conference 2017 seeks to explore the grand challenge agendas for environmental archaeology that confront its methods, approaches, contributions and relevance. (Published 24 October, 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 .

Munro Lecture: Shot and shell tell the tale

The Munro Lecture 'Shot and shell tell the tale: Battlefield and conflict archaeology as aids to understand the past and assist in modern forensic investigations' will be delivered on 23 November by Professor Douglas Scott. The event is free to attend and non-ticketed. (Published 26 October, 2017)

New approaches to late prehistoric and Roman Iberia: Workshop

This workshop aims to bring together young scholars working on the archaeology of Iberia from the Bronze Age to the early Roman period. Among the main topics to be discussed are intercultural encounters, models of social organisation, and the impact of Rome on territorial and economic organisation. (Published 2 October, 2017)

Postgraduate Open Day

Are you considering postgraduate study in History, Classics or Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh? Our Open Day on 15 November is the perfect opportunity to find out more! (Published 16 October, 2017)

Studying abroad - Invitation to an information session

Are you a second year student looking for a change of scenery and a different study experience? Thinking about studying abroad in your third year? Come along to this information session to find out more. (Published 17 October, 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)

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 and will explore some of the results of the project and to set these into wider contexts.. (Published 16 Feb, 2017)