Events - 2018
Events which have already taken place in 2018.
Join a panel of speakers as they discuss a pivotal point in Irish history. The event takes place on 11 December, 2018. Free.
As part of the collaborative research project The Matter of Slavery in Scotland - in partnership with National Museums Scotland - the first public lecture will consider Scotland's slave trade involvement through mahogany furniture.
"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori." Dr Gorgia Proietti takes Wilfred Owen's reading of the famous Horace' sentence as a starting point for a few methodological remarks concerning current comparative research on war and post-war experience on 6 December, 2018.
The 2nd Annual International Graduate Edinburgh Byzantine Conference will be hosted by the Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Research Group, in collaboration with the Alwaleed Centre, 30 November-1 December 2018.
Details of Professor Bowd's inaugural lecture: "Renaissance mass murder"
This 2018 Munro Lecture 'What Archaeology Can Learn from Art: Feeling the Impact of the Past' will be delivered by Benjamin Alberti, Professor of Anthropology at Framingham State University, on 29 November 2018.
The Honour in Classical Greece ERC project welcomes Professor Edward Mendelson as its fourth public lecturer on 26 November.
Join us on 21 November for this live and interactive online session with staff from our MSc History (Online) programme to find out more about studying online.
Taking a long-range view, Ireland's Ambassador to the UK, Adrian O'Neill, will explore the complexities of the Irish-British relationship in the shadow of Brexit on 14 November, 2018.
If you are considering postgraduate study in history, classics and archaeology come along to our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 14 November, 2018. Book your place now!
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will be holding an information session for current MSc students who are interested in applying for a PhD on 12 November.
Postgraduate Open Day
If you are considering postgraduate study in history, classics and archaeology come along to our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 14 November, 2018.
New directions in Second World War Studies - Call for papers
First of a programme of events exploring the ways in which we discuss and commemorate the lived experience of the Second World War. Call for papers deadline, 2 November 2018.
Festival of Politics - Sir Tom Devine and Prof. Stana Nenadic
As part of the Festival of Politics, join Sir Tom Devine and Professor Stana Nenadic on new perspectives on the Highland Clearances. (Published 10 September, 2018)
Screening the Troubles - A City Solitary (1963) and Derry (1969)
The Irish History Research group will co-host a screening with the Filmhouse CInema. (Published 28 September, 2018)
STUC Black History Month Lecture - Dr Talat Ahmed
The 2018 STUC Black History Month Lecture will be given by Dr Talat Ahmed. (Published 25 September, 2018)
Inaugural Lecture - Professor Gavin Kelly
Professor Kelly will deliver his inaugural lecture 'Late Roman History and Latin Philology' on 25 September, 2018. (Published 20 August, 2018)
Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 Lecture - The Irish language and World War One
Join us to explore the fascinating history of the Irish language with Professor Brian Ó Conchubhair. (Published 29 August, 2018)
Çatalhöyük: The Bioarchaeology of an Early Farming Society in Transition
Join leading osteoarchaeologist and biological anthropologist Professor Clark Spencer Larsen for this free talk. (Published 21 August, 2018)
Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater
Join Dr Anna Groundwater and Andrew Conway at ScotlandsFest 2018. (Published 9 August, 2018)
Professor Richard Wilkinson - 'Inequality, Superiority and Inferiority'
The Honour in Classical Greece ERC project welcomes Professor Richard Wilkinson as its third public lecturer
Dead images: 'Searching for the person within'
A lunchtime 'in conversation' event with Dr Linda Fibiger and Anna Szoke on 'Searching for the person within - anthropological and bioarchaeological reflections on skeletal identities'. Part of the 'Dead images' exhibition. (Published 19 June, 2018)
Dead Images: Facing the history, ethics and politics of European skull collections
'Dead Images' is an exhibition exploring the contentious legacy of collections of human skulls, assembled during the 19th and early 20th centuries and still held in public institutions in Europe. (Published 25 June, 2018)
Epistolography in Later Latin Literature seminar
Dr. Jennifer Ebbeler (Texas) will give a seminar on Epistolography in Later Latin Literature. (Published 2 August, 2018)
Dead images: 'From touch to taboo: The ethics of handling human remains'
A lunchtime 'in conversation' event with Dr Linda Fibiger and Anna Szoke. Part of the 'Dead images' exhibition. (Published 19 June, 2018)
Honour in Classical Greece Lecture - Professor Axel Honneth
Professor Axel Honneth will deliver the Honour in Classical Greece project lecture 'Recognition in Modern Europe'. (Published 28 May, 2018)
Polyphonic murders: A holographic biography of trauma
The Edinburgh Unit for Forensic Anthropology at University of Edinburgh presents 'Polyphonic Murders' as part of the Leith Festival. (Published 4 June, 2018).
Workshop - Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement Research Group
The inaugural meeting of the School of History, Classics & Archaeology's Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement Research Group. Free. (Published 7 June, 2018)
Sex and gender identities in the first millennia: Scottish evidence and its wider context
This day seminar offers an exploration of sex and gender identities in pre - and proto-historic societies in a range of papers interspersed with discussion to inform a richer understanding of the past. (Published 3 May, 2018)
History MSc (online): Online information sessions
A virtual Open Day for the MSc in History (online) will be held on Wednesday 6 June, 2018. (Published 15 May, 2018)
LAMPS 4th Annual Conference: Transformation
The 4th Annual Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society Conference takes place on 4 June on the subject of 'Transformation'.