News and events - 2015

News and events from History in 2015

British Crime Historians Symposium

The fifth British Crime Historians Symposium will take place at the University of Edinburgh from 7-8 October 2016 and the call for papers is now live. (Published 17 November 2015)

New monograph serialised in Spanish daily newspaper

A major national daily newspaper has serialised Dr Julius Ruiz’s latest book. (Published 17 November 2015)

Repairing the past, imagining the future: reparations and beyond

This three-day interdisciplinary conference from the 5-7 November aims to examine the effects of slavery on contemporary society and practical ways to repair the past.

Alvin Jackson elected to the Academia Europaea

The School congratulates Professor Alvin Jackson, who has been elected as a member of the prestigious Academia Europaea.

Dr Christopher Harding in radio documentarty

Dr Christopher Harding has presented a BBC Radio 4 documentary looking at media representations of Japan. (Published 10 August 2015)

Interdisciplinary Summer School on Political Violence

From June 24 to 26, 2015, the School organized a Summer School on political violence in collaboration with the Global Justice Academy and the School of Social and Political Science.

Rethinking the past

Join scholars from across the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, who in a new series of public lectures will challenge popular beliefs and reassess intriguing events from throughout history. (Published 16 June 2015)

Welcome to our Student Interns

Three undergraduate students have joined the School of History, Classics and Archaeology for summer 2015 in an exciting internship opportunity. (Published 8 June 2015)

Conference: Italian towns in the early middle ages

'Viva la differenza? Italian towns in the early middle ages, 500-1100' will take place from 29-30 May 2015 in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology (Published 26 January, 2015)

Find out about postgraduate study

Find out if the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and the city of Edinburgh is right for you by attending the upcoming School information session or Postgraduate Open Day. (Published 20 October 2015)

Just Festival at the Fringe

Dr Gianluca Raccagni will participate in a Festival event on Tuesday 18 August 2015, marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

Start your student journey

Start your student journey at Edinburgh by discovering what current students love about studying History at the University of Edinburgh. (Published 25 September, 2015)

'After Independence', the 2015 Arbuthnott Lecture

Join Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times, for a fascinating discussion of how continuity shaped the evolution of modern Ireland hosted by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology on Thursday 4 June 2015.

History Teachers' Conference

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will host a conference for A Level history teachers on Monday 22 June. (Published 25 March 2015)

Join us at our undergraduate online information sessions

Join academics and members of our Student Support Team for a series of live online information sessions on 29 April 2015. (Published 7 April 2015)

Medieval & Renaissance Studies student colloquium

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to host a one-day conference for postgraduate students on 26 May 2015. (Published 11 February, 2015)

British History lecturer in radio debate

Dr Wendy Ugolini, Lecturer in British History, recently participated in a BBC Radio Scotland debate on immigration. (Published 12 March 2015)

Launch of Irish film series

A new Irish film series, launched on the 8th of January by the School and partners at the Filmhouse. (Published 16 January 2015)