School of History, Classics & Archaeology

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Latest events in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. Visit our archive for previous events in the School.

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Professor Margaret Graver: 'The psychology of honor in Cicero’s "De re publica"'

The second lecture in the 'Honour in Classical Greece' project will be delivered by Professor Margaret Graver on 15 February, 2018. (Published 12 February, 2018)

'Queens of Syria': Screening

We are privileged to host a screening of the 2016 theatre performance, as well as a documentary film about the production. Please join us to watch these two important films, and to talk with cast member Reem Al Sayyah. (Published 9 February, 2017)

Festival of Creative Learning: The analysis of ancient proteins: data analysis and interpretation

Join Jessica Hendry (Max Planck) for a workshop on the methodology of residue analysis. Part of the Festival of Creative Learning. (Published 14 February, 2017)

Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature: Workshop 2

A workshop will be held as part of the Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature project on 23 February. (Published 31 October, 2017)

Czech New Wave film screening series - The Cremator

The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History presents a two-day film screening series to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring in 1968. (Published 5 February, 2017)

Czech New Wave film screening series - The Valley of the Bees

The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History presents a two-day film screening series to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring in 1968. (Published 5 February, 2017)

MSc in History (online) - Virtual Open Day

An online session for you to ask us questions about the online History MSc programme - a virtual open day - will be held on Wednesday 7 March 2018. (Published 31 January, 2018)

Where do you live? Iron Age settlement types from farms to cities - Workshop

This workshop will discuss the diversity of Iron Age settlement types across space and time, from Scotland to Greece and from Sicily to Central Europe. (Published 15 February, 2018)

RAC/TRAC 2018

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The combined Roman Archaeology Conference (RAC) and Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC) will be hosted by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh from Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 April, 2018. (Published 16 November, 2017)

51st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies

The 51st Spring Symposium -  'The Post-1204 Byzantine World: New Approaches and Novel Directions' - will return to Edinburgh for the third time on 13-15 April, 2018. (Published 23 October, 2017)

Burn Retreat 2018 (21-22 April)

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As part of its ongoing commitment to the development of its postgraduate community, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is offering all PhD and MScR students the chance to participate in a two-day retreat at the Burn. (Published 15 December)

Call for papers - Intimate Politics: Fertility Control in a Global Historical Perspective

Proposals for 20-minute papers for a conference on the intimacies of fertility control politics to be held at the University of Edinburgh, 23-24 May 2018 are invited. (Published 14 December, 2017)

Lecture recordings

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

Events archive

Previous events in History, Classics and Archaeology archived by year.