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.

Scotland and Independence referendums: Short- and long-term reflections

Professor Ciaran Martin in conversation with Professor Sir Tom Devine and Professor Ngaire Woods.

2021 Lecture in the History of Slavery: Professor Ana Lucia Araujo

The 2021 Lecture in the History of Slavery will be delivered by Professor Ana-Lucia Araujo, Howard University.

'Working-class Classics: A conversation'

Three men standing in a row in decreasing height to represent the class system
This workshop is a first step towards setting up a network of solidarity and support for working-class Classicists. It is open to anyone interested in this unprotected characteristic.

'Between history and memory: Slavery and race' - A workshop with Professor Ana Lucia Araujo

A workshop with Professor Ana Lucia Araujo on on the themes of slavery, race, history and memory.

Fennell Lecture 2021 - Professor Annette Gordon-Reed

The 2021 Fennell Lecture will be delivered by Professor Annette Gordon-Reed, entitled 'On Juneteenth: “This, Then, is Texas”'.

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

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

Call for papers - 'Ecologies of Healing in the Premodern World (600-1350 CE)'

Submissions are invited for this Wellcome Trust funded conference to be held in 2022, organised by Dr Petros Bouras-Vallianatos and Dr Zubin Mistry.

Lecture recordings

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