Graduate School

Events - 2018

Events which have already taken place in 2018.











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

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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

Jo Rowland leading a workshop
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'.