Graduate School

Events - 2017

Events from earlier in 2017.

The Fennell Lecture 2018 - Dr Sujit Sivasundaram

Dr Sujit Sivasundaram, Reader in World History, Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, will deliver the 2018 Fennell Lecture. (Published 10 January 2018)

Brexit and the Irish Border: Panel Discussion

The Irish History Group will host a panel discussion on Brexit and its impact on the Irish Border. (Published 13 November, 2017)

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.

Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature: Workshop

A workshop will be held as part of the Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature project on 8 December. (Published 31 October, 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)

Charles Gordon Mackay Lectures 2017

Professor Paschalis Kitromilides (Athens), Charles Gordon Mackay Lecturer in Greek 2017, will present a series of talks on 'Aspects of the later Greek intellectual tradition'. (Published 17 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)

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is pleased to announce the introduction of an annual, student-led theme in Social Responsibility and Sustainability. (Published 8 November, 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)

Early El Greco from Candia to Venice and Rome

Professor Maria Constantoudaki-Kitromilides's lecture is supported by the A. G. Leventis Foundation and jointly sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Scottish Hellenic Society of Edinburgh. (Published 26 October, 2017)

Building the Scottish Diaspora: International symposium

This symposium will consider the nature of Scotland’s contribution to this environment, and ask how we might understand it in a geographically continuous and expansive capacity. (Published 3 November, 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)

Canada 150 Lecture: Scottish Impact on 19th Century Canada

Canoe on a lake in Canada
Professor Sir Tom Devine will deliver the Canada 150 Lecture, 'The Scottish Impact on 19th Century Canada: an Interpretation', marking 150 years of Canadian Confederation. (Published 24 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)

Leventis Conference - Images at the cross-roads: Meanings, media, methods

The next Leventis Conference will take please in Ediburgh, 9-12 November, 2017. (Published 8 March, 2017)

“A phenomenon that defied prevision"

Dr David Kaufman of the Political History research group will deliver the lecture '“A phenomenon that defied prevision": Bolsheviks and Bolshevism in the British 'official mind'1917-1918'. (Published 27 October, 2017)

A.G. Leventis - Inaugural lecture

The inaugural lecture of Professor François Lissarrague as Leventis Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh will take place on 27 September 2017. (Published 5 June 2017)

The Enlightenment and the Orthodox World

Professor Paschalis Kitromilides's lecture is supported by the A. G. Leventis Foundation and jointly sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Scottish Hellenic Society of Edinburgh. (Published 26 October, 2017)