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.

Byzantine Studies seminars

Explore research around rich cultures in a seminal period of world history 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.

Conflict Archaeology seminars

The Conflict 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.

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 History of Medicine Group

Join the History of Medicine Group, a collaborative seminar series hosted by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh-Oxford Modern Spanish History Doctoral Seminars

The Edinburgh-Oxford Modern Spanish History Doctoral Seminar is a student-led initiative which offers postgraduate researchers a unique opportunity to present their findings on the exceptional diversity of research on modern Spanish history taking place in institutions across the country.

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 seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Modern Irish History seminars

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

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.

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.