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.

Research seminars

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

Events calendar

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

Black History Month - Stella Dadzie

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.

'Edina/Athena: The Greek Revolution and the Athens of the North, 1821–2021'

This major exhibition accompanies the tenure of the 12th Leventis Professor.

Film Screening: Athens from East to West, 1821–1896

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 Fennell Forum: History and the Climate Crisis

The second event in the Fennell Forum series takes place during COP26 and explores the relationship between the study of history and climate change.

2022 Lecture in the History of Slavery: Professor Indrani Chatterjee

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'

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.

Lecture recordings

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