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.
The 2022 Fennell Lecture will be delivered by Professor Marlene Daut on ‘The Kingdom of Haiti and the Age of Revolutions'.
The PAIXUE workshop 'Classical antiquity in Byzantium and Middle Period China: Revivals and reinventions in visual and intellectual culture' will take place 9-11 May, 2022.
We are inviting all those interested in the study of past conflict to join us for the 11th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference, which will be hosted by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh in May 2022.
The 2022 Lecture in the History of Slavery will be delivered by Professor Indrani Chatterjee (University of Texas) on 'Entangled Hierarchies: Of Varna-Jati, Casta and Slaves in historic South Asia'
The new cross-College Centre for Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (CLAIBS) promotes the University of Edinburgh’s expertise in and synergies across the three constituent disciplines
Join Dr Sarah Goldsmith, Chancellor’s Fellow - The history of masculinity, gender and the body, for this seminar with Food Researchers in Edinburgh.
An online workshop organised by Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz.
Dr Donncha O'Rourke, Senior Lecturer in Classics, will deliver the 2022 W.B. Stanford Memorial Lecture series at Trinity College Dublin.
Dr Rochelle Rowe (Lecturer in Black British History) will be taking part in this webinar on 6 April, 2022.
The 2022 Leverhulme Trust lecture was delivered by Professor Robert Gerwarth (UCD) on 'An Age of Civil Wars: Europe, 1912-49'.
Join Dr Mara Nicosia (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ghent University) for this online event, 'The Hellenistic Enkyklios Paideia (‘Circular Education’) in the Syriac World: The Role of Rhetoric in Shaping the ‘Classic’'.
Join Professor Derek Krueger (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) for this online event, 'Symeon the New Theologian’s ecstatic experience and the monastic culture of reference in Byzantium'.
Join us for a student staff social event where we'll pit subject area against subject area.
To mark LGBT History Month the School will host speakers Professor Marc Stein and Nicola Field on 'From the 1969 Stonewall Riots to Lesbian & Gays Support the Miners Group: A history of revolt, defiance and solidarity'.
Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS) is delighted to invite paper and panel proposals for its 2022 annual conference to be held at the University of Edinburgh. Deadline midnight, UK time, on February 5, 2022.
This exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution and explores its Scottish connections. It runs until 29 January 2022.
Please note that this event has been postponed. All ticket holders have been emailed.
Part of the Global Young Academy Young Scientist Ambassador Programme (GYA YSAP) Virtual Mission 2021.
The Network for Working-Class Classicists supports people who identify as working class and who are studying, working or interested in Classics broadly conceived.
Part of the programme of events that complement the University of Edinburgh's exhibition 'Edina/Athena: The Greek Revolution and the Athens of the North, 1821–2021'.
This discussion on the experiences of servicemen from Canada, Italy and the UK will feature papers from Professor Geoff Hayes, Dr Alex Henry and Dr Joel Morley, and will be facilitated by Dr Wendy Ugolini.
A concert of traditional and classical Scottish and Greek music with poetry readings.
The 12th biennial Leventis Conference will take place 18–21 November 2021.
This discussion on the Italian government and Italian Armed Forces will feature papers from Dr Karine Varley, Dr Richard Hammond and Dr Marco Aterrano, and will be facilitated by Professor Tobias Kelly.
The second event in the Fennell Forum series took place during COP26 and explored the relationship between the study of history and climate change.
As part of the programme of supporting events for the exhibition 'Edina/Athena: The Greek Revolution and the Athens of the North, 1821–2021', we are delighted to welcome director Maria Iliou to host a screening of her film Athens from East to West, 1821–1896.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will host Stella Dadzie speaking on ‘A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery & Resistance' as part of Black History Month.
Join Drs Manuel Fernández-Götz, Chiara Bonacchi and Rebecca Jones for the next workshops in the project 'Narratives of Roman Scotland in the Digital Age' funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Join Drs Manuel Fernández-Götz, Chiara Bonacchi and Rebecca Jones for these workshops as part of the project 'Narratives of Roman Scotland in the Digital Age' funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
A Global Irish Network webinar, hosted by the Irish History Research Group at the University of Edinburgh.
The inaugural lecture of Professor Roderick Beaton as Leventis Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh.
The Second World War Studies Network (Scotland) hosts this session, discussing the original themes emerging from recent key texts in the field of Second World War British History.
The Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) invites postgraduate students to present their research at our weekly Monday seminars beginning in the autumn.
Submissions are invited for this Wellcome Trust funded conference to be held in September 2022, organised by Dr Petros Bouras-Vallianatos and Dr Zubin Mistry.
See our full calendar of events taking place across the School or view individual seminar schedules by topic.
Our events calendar offers a day-by-day overview of what is happening in the School.
Cfp - 'Working from Home: Labour and worship in the domestic sphere' (deadline extended)
The Eighth Annual Conference of the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society at the University of Edinburgh. Deadline 23 May, 2022.
Book launch: 'Heritage and nationalism: Understanding populism through big data' by Dr Chiara Bonacchi
Join Dr Bonacchi, Chancellor's Fellow in Heritage, Text and Data Mining and Senior Lecturer in Heritage, for this online launch, panel event and Q&A.
Cfp - Spanish History Conference: Identity, State and Society in Modern Spain
Following two years of successful online talks the organisers of the Modern Spanish History Doctoral Seminars propose a conference to take place in Canterbury, 10-11 September 2022.
Cfp: Theoretical Archaeology Group conference
The Theoretical Archaeology Group conference TAG 43- 'Revolutions', will take place - for the first time - at the University of Edinburgh 15-17 December, 2022. The call for papers is open until the 31 July 2022.
Conference - 'Ecologies of Healing in the Premodern World (600-1350 CE)'
This Wellcome Trust funded conference will be held in September 2022, organised by Dr Petros Bouras-Vallianatos and Dr Zubin Mistry.
Munro Lecture - Dr Paige West : 'Stepping up, mobilizing resources, and stepping back: An anthropology of anthropological collaboration ?'
Dr Paige West reflects on 10 years of 'doing anthropology differently' in collaboration with a non-governmental organization in Papua New Guinea.
Theoretical Archaeology Group conference
The Theoretical Archaeology Group conference TAG 43- 'Revolutions', will take place - for the first time - at the University of Edinburgh in December, 2022.
Some of our guest and inaugural lectures are recorded and are available to watch and listen to online.