History seminars

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology organises a wide range of history seminars throughout the year which are free and open to all.

American History seminars Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History seminars

Diaspora Studies Graduate Workshop Economic and Social History seminars

Edinburgh Centre for Global History seminars Edinburgh History of Medicine Group

Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminars Intellectual History Research Group seminars

History of Science, Medicine and Technology Group seminars Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society seminars

Medieval and Renaissance Studies seminars Modern Irish History seminars

Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies seminars Scottish History seminars

Time and location

The events will take place from 5pm in Room 2.12, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, and everyone is warmly welcome.

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Events schedule

Semester 1 2019/20
Date Speaker Notes

Thursday 26 Sept

Alexi Garrett (Virginia)  
Thursday 10 Oct Lesley Gordon (Alabama)


Monday 14 Oct

Tyson Reeder - 'Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots: Free Trade in the Age of Revolution'

Book launch

Thursday 24 Oct

Doug Charles (Penn State Greater Allegheny)  
Thursday 31 Oct Mark McLay (Glasgow)  
Thursday 14 Nov Kiefer Holland (Edinburgh)  
Thursday 21 Nov Sarah Thomson (Edinburgh)


Thursday 28 Nov John Matsui (Virginia Military Institute)  

*American History Workshop: Precirculated papers are available a week prior. To be added to the mailing list, please contact David Silkenat.

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Further information

If you have any questions, or would like to be added to the Centre email distribution list to receive details of the seminars and other events that may be of interest, please email us.


Find out what else is on

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.