The School supports a wide and varied programme of events, from lectures and seminars to film screening and workshops. They are all - unless otherwise stated - free and open to everyone who wishes to attend.
The inaugural event for the Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Edinburgh's seminar series.
Professor Julian Goodare's Inaugural Lecture will be given on 11 November, 2020.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will host John Siblon speaking on ‘"Disposable lives; ungrievable deaths": The commemoration of African colonial troops after the First World War' as part of Black History Month.
The conference focuses on disasters (natural, manmade or “supernatural”) that shape historical memory and our understanding of the past, concentrating on the problematic relations between catastrophes and memory in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine societies.