School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Events

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 - John Siblon

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology will host John Siblon speaking on ‘"Disposable lives; ungrievable deaths": The commemoration of African colonial troops after the First World War' as part of Black History Month.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Archaeology (Taught)

If you are considering postgraduate study in Archaeology, join our live and interactive online session for more information.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - History (Online)

If you are considering postgraduate study in History online, join our live and interactive online session for more information.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Classics (Taught)

If you are considering postgraduate study in Classics, join our live and interactive online session for more information.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - History (Taught)

If you are considering postgraduate study in History, join our live and interactive online session for more information.

POSTPONED - Inaugural Lecture - Professor Julian Goodare

Professor Julian Goodare's Inaugural Lecture will be given on 11 November, 2020.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Introduction to PhD and MScR programmes

If you are considering research postgraduate study in History, Classics or Archaeology join our live and interactive online session for more information.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Ancient Worlds(Online)

If you are considering postgraduate study in Archaeology and Classics online, join our live and interactive online session for more information.

Catastrophes and Memory (500-1500 CE): 4th Annual Edinburgh International Graduate Byzantine Conference

The conference focuses on disasters (natural, manmade or “supernatural”) that shape historical memory and our understanding of the past, concentrating on the problematic relations between catastrophes and memory in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine societies.

Conference - Scottish Local Democracy: Historical and Current

The University of Edinburgh Political History Group are organising a multidisciplinary and cross-institutional conference on the historical development, current state and future prospects of local democracy in Scotland.

Lecture recordings

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