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. For the workshops, precirculated papers are available a week prior. To be added to the mailing list, please contact Dr David Silkenat.

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.

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.

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 Edinburgh Centre for Global History seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all, within and outside the University.

Edinburgh Centre for Global History Graduate Workshops

The Graduate Workshop research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Edinburgh 19th century research seminars

The Edinburgh 19th century research seminars take place regularly throughout the semester 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.

18th century research seminars

The Eighteenth Century research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

First Millennia Studies Group

The First Millennia Studies Group hosts regular seminars throughout the academic year, open to all.

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.

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 and Renaissance Studies seminars

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies organises regular evening seminars. Events are open to all.

Mediterranean Archaeology seminars

The Mediterranean Archaeology research seminars take place weekly on Mondays at 1pm 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.

One Health Archaeology seminars

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

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.