School of History, Classics & Archaeology


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.

Abortion in Ireland: A transformative moment?

This panel discussion will be on women’s reproductive rights in modern Ireland and a historical perspective on this topic in the lead up to Ireland’s referendum on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. (Published 3 May, 2018)

Is there still time to think about postgrad?

Thinking about further study but aren’t quite sure whether it is right for you? There is still time to find out at this event. (Published 3 May, 2018)

Intimate politics: Fertility control in a global historical perspective

A conference on the intimacies of fertility control politics to be held at the University of Edinburgh, 23-24 May 2018. (Published 14 December, 2017)

Denys Hay Lecture 2018

The 2018 Denys Hay Lecture will be delivered by Professor Gábor Klaniczay. (Published 9 May, 2018)

History MSc (online): Online information sessions

A virtual Open Day for the MSc in History (online) will be held on Wednesday 6 June, 2018. (Published 15 May, 2018)

Sex and gender identities in the first millennia: Scottish evidence and its wider context

This day seminar offers an exploration of sex and gender identities in pre - and proto-historic societies in a range of papers interspersed with discussion to inform a richer understanding of the past. (Published 3 May, 2018)

Reception, appropriation, and innovation: Byzantium between the Christian and Islamic worlds

The 2nd Annual International Graduate Edinburgh Byzantine Conference will be hosted by the Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Research Group, 30 November-1 December 2018). (Published 7 May, 2018)

Lecture recordings

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