Research culture and community
Research seminars, reading groups and workshops bring together postgraduates and academics in both formal and informal settings.
Research groups, research seminars and centres
Postgraduate students are actively involved in our research groups and research centres. Some sit within the disciplines of History, Classics and Archaeology, others bring together researchers across the School. Cross-school research groups include: Digital Humanities; Intellectual History; Late Antique and Byzantine Studies; Material Culture; the History of Science, Medicine and Technology and the Global and Transnational History Research Group.
To find out more about our research groups, centres and seminars, see:
- School research groups
- School seminars
- Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History
- Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies
- Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
There are also many research seminars and other activities taking place in the wider University.
Postgraduate-led seminars and reading groups
There are also a number of postgraduate-led seminars and research groups.
Current postgraduate-led seminars include:
- The Edinburgh Classics postgraduate seminar
- The Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop
- Eighteenth Century Research seminars:
Public Engagement and Knowledge Exchange
We will provide training and support to help you to communicate your research to a wider public.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology has recently signed a three-year partnership with History & Policy, the UK’s national network that aims to promote better public policy through a greater understanding of history. You can find out more about History and Policy here: