Classics

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Events

Events with a particular relevance to Classics.

Staff elected to Young Academy of Europe

Two members of the School’s academic staff have recently been elected a Fellow and a Board Member of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE). (Published 25 September 2017)

Gain paid work experience as an HCA Student Ambassador

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) is recruiting for the new position of HCA Student Ambassador. There are 20 paid opportunities available for current students to apply for. (Published 9 August, 2017)

€1.9 million award to support ‘Honour in Classical Greece’ project

Classics staff Professor Douglas Cairns and Dr Mirko Canevaro receive European Research Council award for ‘Honour in Classical Greece’ project. (Published 3 July, 2017)

Results - Who to contact

You can contact a range of people within the School if you need to speak with someone about your result. (Published 15 June 2017)

€2 million grant for comparative Byzantine/Chinese studies project

The European Research Council has awarded Professors Niels Gaul (University of Edinburgh) and Curie Virág (Toronto/Budapest) €2 million to explore ‘Classicising learning in medieval imperial systems'. (Published 11 May 2017).

Simon Trépanier awarded British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship

Warmest congratulations to Dr Simon Trépanier, Lecturer in Classics, who has been awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for 2017-18, for a project on ‘Lucretius and the New Empedocles'. (Published 12 Apr, 2017)

Dr Mirko Canevaro wins RSE Thomas Reid Medal

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to congratulate Dr Mirko Canevaro, Chancellor’s Fellow in Classics, on winning the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Thomas Reid Medal 2017, with the award of the Early-Career Prize in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Summer access to Doorway 4

Doorway 4 will be closed from 8 April to 10 September 2017 due to major works in the Meadows Lecture Theatre. Entry to the School is via the Chrystal MacMillan Building, George Square.

Event celebrates publications by School staff

Staff recently marked the publishing successes by academics within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. (Published 15 Feb, 2017)

Dr Roth wins Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to congratulate Dr Ulrike Roth on her success in winning a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship. (Published 19 Dec, 2016)

Winners of School Scholarships Announced

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to announce the winners of Scholarships for Academic Excellence and Robertson International Scholarships. (Published 31 Oct 2016)

Recent Archaeology and Classics Graduate Wins Global Prize

Recent HCA graduate Alicia Núñez García has won a global student prize at the Undergraduate Awards. (Published on 12 Oct 2016)

The University of Cagliari appoints Dr Mirko Canevaro as a Visiting Professor in Greek History

The School is delighted to announce that the University of Cagliari has appointed Dr Mirko Canevaro as a Visiting Professor in Greek History. He will begin his work there in the Spring of 2017. (Published 18 July 2016)

'Sidonius' Project Blog Launched

The Academic Network on Sidonius Apollinaris has launched a new blog ‘Sidonius in Antiquity and Modernity’. (Published 27 June 2016)

Dr Grig awarded British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship

Dr Lucy Grig, Senior Lecturer in Classics, has been awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for her project 'Popular Culture and the End of Antiquity in Southern Gaul, c. 400-550'. (Published 13th June 2016)

New research network 'Emotions through Time: from antiquity to Byzantium’ launched

A new international and interdisciplinary research network, based at the University of Edinburgh, will examine the interactions between ancient and Byzantine emotion. (Published 22 April 2016)

Chancellor's Fellow awarded Leverhulme Prize in Classics

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology warmly congratulates Dr Mirko Canevaro, Chancellor’s Fellow in Classics, who is winner of a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize in Classics. (Published 27 October 2015)

Find out about postgraduate study

Find out if the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and the city of Edinburgh is right for you by attending the upcoming School information session or Postgraduate Open Day. (Published 20 October 2015)

Classics research seminars

The mid-week Classics Research Seminars are a lively forum for debate.

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