School of History, Classics & Archaeology


The School supports a wide and varied programme of events, from lectures and seminars to film screening and workshops. They are all - unless otherwise stated - free and open to everyone who wishes to attend.

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Events calendar

Our events calendar offers a day-by-day overview of what is happening in the School.

Research seminars

See our full calendar of events taking place across the School or view individual seminar schedules by topic.

Conflict Archaeology Research Group Seminar

Conflict Archaeology Seminar
Introducing New Research on the Materialities of Conflict

'Classicising learning, performance, and power: Eurasian perspectives from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period'

The second in a series of three conferences aims to explore how public performances of classicising learning (however defined in each culture) influenced and served imperial or state power in premodern political systems across Eurasia and North Africa.

Call For Papers 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference

Submissions are invited for papers or posters on all aspects of conflict archaeology from all periods for the 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference to be held in Edinburgh in September 2020.

11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference, 24th-27th September 2020

The 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference will be hosted by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh in September 2020.

Lecture recordings

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Some of our guest and inaugural lectures are recorded and are available to watch and listen to online.