School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Events

Upcoming events in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

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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.

Fennell Lecture 2019 - Professor Joanne Freeman

The 2019 Fennell Lecture will be given by Professor Joanne Freeman entitled, 'The field of blood: Violence in the US Congress and the road to Civil War' on 21 March, 2019.

Guy Ortolano - 'Thatcher's Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town'

The Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities
Professor Guy Ortolano follows the then Prime Minister’s progress on a tour through Milton Keynes on 25 September 1979, alighting at successive stops to examine the broader histories of urban planning, modernist architecture, and international consulting.

Film Screening and Discussion Group: 'Mad to be Normal'

The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History is delighted to be hosting two film screenings on the theme of 'Culture, Class and Mental Health in Postwar Britain'.

History, Medievalism and the Games Industry

This public workshop will explore the role that history and historians can play in the design of games.

'The spectre that came alive: Reactions to the Bolshevik revolution'

Anna Lively, PhD candidate at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology joins David White and Ian Wood to discuss, 'The Spectre That Came Alive: Reactions to the Bolshevik Revolution' at the Open History Society.

Munro Lecture - Professor Michael Dietler: 'Flows, boundaries, and entanglements'

The next Munro Lecture will be given by Professor Michael Dietler on 'Flows, boundaries, and entanglements: Unraveling colonial encounters in Ancient Mediterranean France' on Thursday 4 April, 2019.

Munro Lecture - Professor Marisol de la Cadena: 'Nature but not only. Stories from the anthropo-not-seen'

The next Munro Lecture will be given by Professor Marisol de la Cadena: 'Nature but not only. Stories from the anthropo-not-seen'' on Thursday 4 April, 2019.

CFP Fifth Annual Conference of the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society at the University of Edinburgh

Submissions are sought for the 5th Annual Conference of the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society at the University of Edinburgh by 5 April, 2019.

First Year PhD in History Conference 2019

Old Medical School
The First Year PhD in History Conference will take place in Edinburgh in April, 2019.

Slavery, gender, capitalism in the early modern world: A workshop with Jennifer Morgan

A workshop with Professor Jennifer Morgan on the intertwined themes of slavery, gender and capitalism in the early modern world, will take place on 25 April, 2019.

'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic': A public lecture by Professor Jennifer Morgan

Professor Jennifer Morgan will deliver the 2019 Slavery Lecture for the Edinburgh Centre for Global History, 'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic' on 25 April, 2019.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights is a one-day workshop for postgraduate research students in Ancient History in the north of the UK.

Fifth Annual Conference of the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society at the University of Edinburgh

The Fifth Annual Conference of the Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society at the University of Edinburgh takes place on 15 June, 2019.

15th International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Congress on 'The Enlightenment'

Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is delighted to host the 15th International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Congress at the University of Edinburgh in July 2019.

CFP Women's History Scotland Conference

Proposals for papers are sought for the Women's History Scotland Conference to be held in November, 2019.

'Where are you going? Reconsidering migrations in the Metal Ages' - 9-10 November 2019

The 2019 UISPP Metal Ages in Europe Conference will take place 9-10 November, 2019.

Women's History Scotland Conference

The Women's History Scotland Conference takes place on 16 November, 2019.

Lecture recordings

Some of our guest and inaugural lectures are recorded and will be made available online.