News and events - 2019
News and events in 2019.
The second in a series of three conferences aims to explore how public performances of classicising learning (however defined in each culture) influenced and served imperial or state power in premodern political systems across Eurasia and North Africa.
Professor David Tandy (Leeds) explores the dynamics of slavery and honour in Homer, and how the realities of production in early Greece interlocked with ideas about honour and social interaction.
The winter graduations will take place on Friday 20 November.
A Thanksgiving lecture in celebration of Peter Fosl's newly published book with Edinburgh University Press, 'Hume's Scepticism: Pyrrhonian and Academic'.
‘Getting Published’ is a WriteFest event for postgraduate students in history, classics, and archaeology-related subjects to help you understand the process of getting your work into print.
'Byzantium and Scotland' - The Inaugural Lecture for the A. G. Leventis Chair in Byzantine Studies will be given by Professor Niels Gaul.
Buy a book, change a life. The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will be hosting a book sale for Book Week Scotland on 20 November.
The next postgraduate Open Day will take place on Wednesday 13 November, 2019.
Professor Mary Margaret McCabe's inaugural lecture is entitled, 'Taking time to talk: Plato's Euthydemus on the metaphysics of conversation'.
Research meeting with Francisco Lopez-Santos Kornberger as part of the 'Classicising Learning in Medieval Imperial Systems: Cross-cultural Approaches to Byzantine Paideia and Tang/Song Xue' project.
This conference will explore the relationship between Law and judicial rhetoric by providing a thorough analysis of several forensic speeches from Classical Athens.
The 2019 Denys Hay Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Haldon (Princeton) on 19 June, 2019.
If you're considering undergraduate study with us our Undergraduate Open Day and events within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology are a great way of finding out more. The next Undergraduate Open Day is 10 June, 2019.
Contributions are sought by 3 June for the 3rd Annual Edinburgh International Graduate Conference in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies which will take place 22-23 November, 2019.
An excellent opportunity for future Classics teachers to meet those already in the job. Whether you are sure you want to teach or just think it's a possibility in the future, this meeting will allow you to learn more about a potential career as a teacher!
Please note that this event has been postponed. The 2019 Denys Hay Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Haldon (Princeton) on 28 May, 2019.
The first in a series of three conferences, this conference brings together Sinologists and Byzantinists with an interest in, and willingness to engage in, cross-cultural work.
A public lecture by Dr David Doddington, as part of the project 'Slavery and Honour in Ancient Greece'.
Northern Lights: A one-day training event for postgraduates of Ancient History enrolled in HEI’s in Scotland and Northern England.
The First Year PhD in History Conference will take place in Edinburgh in April, 2019.
Our Postgraduate Online Information Sessions are an excellent way for you to learn more about your chosen programme and ask questions you may have about postgraduate study here in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.
Dr Matthew Simonton will take part in a workshop on 7 March, 2019.
Dr Matthew Simonton will deliver the lecture ‘The Demagogues of Ancient Greece: Populism and Popular Culture in Antiquity’ as part of the Scottish Hellenic Society series on 5 March, 2019.
Professor Stephen Lambert will take part in a workshop within the context of the ERC Honour in Classical Greece Project on 26 February, 2019.
This particular lecture will be given by Professor Stephen Lambert on 25 February, 2019.
Think 'Assassin's Creed' is just a video game? Find out how accurate it is, and perhaps learn a little something at this Festival of Creative Learning event.
This is the first Call for Papers for the inaugural meeting of Northern Lights, a one-day workshop for postgraduate research students in Ancient History in the north of the UK. The deadline is 21 January, 2019.