Event archive - 2018
Events from 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.
Details of Professor Bowd's inaugural lecture: "Renaissance mass murder"
Dr Julius Ruiz will referee a football match played by original 1863 rules!
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!
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)
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)
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)
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'.
Women, weapons and war workshop
The first workshop from 'Women, weapons and war' will take place on Friday 1 June, 2018. (Published 24 May, 2018)
Denys Hay Lecture 2018
The 2018 Denys Hay Lecture will be delivered by Professor Gábor Klaniczay. (Published 9 May, 2018)
Intimate politics: Fertility control in a global historical perspective
A conference on the intimacies of fertility control politics to be held at the University of Edinburgh, 23-24 May 2018. (Published 14 December, 2017)
Is there still time to think about postgrad?
Thinking about further study but aren’t quite sure whether it is right for you?
Abortion in Ireland: A transformative moment?
This panel discussion will be on women’s reproductive rights in modern Ireland and a historical perspective on this topic in the lead up to Ireland’s referendum on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. (Published 3 May, 2018)
Online information session - MSc in History
Join this online session for a short presentation introducing the online MSc programme, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, and the range of support services you can expect as an online student at the University of Edinburgh. The rest of the hour will then be devoted to an open question-and-answer session where we are happy to discuss any questions you have about the programme.
Leverhulme Trust early career and British Academy postdoctoral fellowship schemes
Nisha Patel from the College Research Office is organising a training event for HCA PhD students on Leverhulme Trust early career and British Academy postdoctoral fellowship scheme.
MSc in History (online) - Virtual Open Day
An online session for you to ask us questions about the online History MSc programme - a virtual open day - will be held on Wednesday 7 March 2018. (Published 31 January, 2018)
From undergraduate to postgraduate
Join us for coffee and cake to find out more about postgraduate study with the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. (Published 2 Febraury, 2017)
The Fennell Lecture 2018 - Dr Sujit Sivasundaram
Dr Sujit Sivasundaram, Reader in World History, Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, will deliver the 2018 Fennell Lecture. (Published 10 January 2018)