News & events
Keep up to date with our latest news and events postings here.
Events with a particular relevance to Classics.
Leverhulme Success for Classics Graduates
The School was delighted to hear of recent successes of three Classics PhD graduates.
Marathon effort for Literacy Through Latin
Two teams, one marathon - an amazing result for a worthy cause.
School wins sustainability award
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology has achieved its Bronze Sustainability Award and Adam Collier, Resources Assistant, was there to collect it.
School shines at Students Awards
All three subject areas are well represented at this year's forthcoming Student Awards – let’s celebrate their nominations!
Literacy Through Latin needs you!
Literacy Through Latin is putting together relay teams for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival to raise funds for its work. Ready to run for it?
New research group announced
A brand new research group is being launched tomorrow (28 February) – Emotionally Demanding Histories Group.
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)
Professor Douglas Cairns elected to British Academy
Professor of Classics, Douglas Cairns, has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in the largest cohort of new Fellows in its 116-year history. (Published 20 July, 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)
Royal Society of Edinburgh award for staff member
Dr Miranda Anderson joins Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy of Scotland. (Published 10 July, 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)
New research group inaugural meeting
A new interdisciplinary research group on ‘Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement’. (Published 13 June, 2018)
HCA staff promotions
Several members of academic staff within the School have received promotions. (Published 1 June, 2018)
Classics student awarded Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship
Recent Phd graduate Dr Raphaëla Dubreuil has been accorded an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship. (Published 24 May, 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)
Dr Ulrike Roth on BBC Radio 4
Dr Ulrike Roth is discussing the role of slavery in the Roman world on BBC Radio 4’s ‘In Our Time’ programme tomorrow (5 April). (Published 4 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)
Douglas Cairns elected to Royal Society of Edinburgh
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was very happy to hear that Professor Douglas Cairns has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). (Published 8 March, 2018)
Information for students on proposed strike action at the University of Edinburgh. (Published 19 February, 2017)
Book prize for Judith Barringer
The School sends warmest congratulations to Professor Judith Barringer, joint winner of 2018 Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award. (Published 15 February, 2018)
'Honour in Ancient Greece' - Events
Latest event in the 'Honour in Classical Greece: esteem, status, identity, and society in ancient Greek literature, life, and thought' project announced. (Published 14 February, 2017)
Douglas Cairns wins Anneliese Maier Research Award
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was delighted to hear that Professor Douglas Cairns has won an Anneliese Maier Research Award. (Published 5 February, 2017)
Obituary - Gordon Howie
It is with great sadness that the School of History, Classics and Archaeology announces the death, on 29 December 2017, of our former colleague, Gordon Howie. (Published 11 January 2018)
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)
Dr Mirko Canevaro wins Chancellor’s Award
Dr Canevaro, Reader in Classics, received a Rising Star Award at a recent ceremony. (Published 11 December, 2017)
Staff academic activity and publications, October 2017
Academic activity and publications by School of History, Classics and Archaeology academic staff for the month of October 2017. (Published 7 November, 2017)