School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Research seminars

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

Calendar of events

 

Advanced Doctoral Training seminars

A series of informal lunchtime workshops which provide a space for you to reflect on your practice as a researcher in the humanities and to hone the transferable skills that will enable you to develop your career during and beyond the PhD, in both academic and other professional contexts.

American History seminars

The School offers an American History seminar and workshop series, as well as round table events and a reading group.

Archaeology seminars

The Archaeology seminars provide an opportunity for discussion of current research developments on a range of archaeological themes from diverse chronological and geographical areas. The seminars are open to all.

ArchSoc seminar series

Edinburgh University Archaeology Society (ArchSoc) host regular research seminars throughout the academic year, which are open to all.

Centre for Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies seminars

The Centre for Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies seminars combine select sessions of the Classics, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and History of Christianity Research seminars with the Byzantine Studies seminars. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History seminars

The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History is the University of Edinburgh's leading centre for research into the history of the modern world. It's seminar series welcomes everyone.

Classics seminars

The Classics research seminars provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and the promotion of new research and debate among the research community, both within and outside the University. All are welcome. 

Classics postgraduate seminars

The Classics Postgraduate seminars enable postgraduate students to gain valuable experience and practice in delivering research papers and taking questions on their work.

Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement Research group

The Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement at the University of Edinburgh is an interdisciplinary research group.

Economic and Social History seminars

The Economic and Social History Research Group seminars provides an opportunity to discuss papers which examine economic and social history from a social science perspective. The research group also hosts seminars from the Second World War Studies. All are welcome.

Edinburgh Centre for Global History seminars

The Centre hosts a seminar series which takes place throughout the academic year and is open to staff, students and the general public.

Edinburgh Centre for Global History Graduate Workshops

The Edinburgh Centre for Global History Graduate Workshops provide an excellent  opportunity  for  doctoral  students and early career researchers to meet and discuss their research in an informal setting. They take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Edinburgh Early Modern Network Seminars

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology hosts seminars throughout the academic year, which are open to all.

History Research Seminars

A brand new subject area-wide history seminar series for 2022.

The History and Games Lab

The History and Games Lab explores games as a medium for historical research, teaching and public understanding of history, including fostering practical collaborations between historians, game designers, and other practitioners who engage with games.

Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminars

The Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminar series runs regularly throughout the academic year. Seminars are open to all.

History of Science, Medicine and Technology Group seminars

The History of Science, Medicine and Technology Group seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Intellectual History Research Group seminars

The Intellectual History research group brings together staff and students from across the School who are interested in the history of ideas, intellectuals, and intellectual movements.

Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society seminars

Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society seminars take place throughout the year and are open to all.

Medieval History Research seminars

Medieval History seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to staff, students and the general public.

Modern Irish History seminars

The Modern Irish History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Modern Spanish History Doctoral Seminars

The Modern Spanish History Doctoral Seminar is a unique student-led initiative which enables postgraduate researchers from across the world to share their research in a supportive, multilingual environment. The organisers also hold occasional talks from some of the leading personalities in the field of modern Spanish history.

One Health Archaeology seminars

The One Health Archaeology Research Group offers a seminar series, to which all are welcome.

PAIXUE Project

PAIXUE is a European Research Council funded project examining medieval Byzantine and Chinese cultures systematically and in-depth from a cross-cultural vantage point.

Pandemic Perspectives seminars

Pandemic Perspectives is an open interdisciplinary community with the aim of integrating the specialisms from a wide range of scholarly fields to interpret and analyse the unique significance of the pandemic in contemporary history.

Political History Research Group seminars

The Political History Research Group offers occasional seminars and events, to which all are welcome.

Scottish History seminars

The Scottish History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Postgraduate Scottish History Community Group

The group is open to PhD and Masters’ Students studying a Scottish history topic or anyone else from the postgraduate community who has an interest in Scottish history.

More events around the College

There are many more lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) collate and disseminate details of events taking place around the College.