School of History, Classics & Archaeology

ArchSoc seminar series

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

Time and location

ArchSoc seminars usually take place on Tuesdays at 7:30-8:30pm, Room 2.04 Appleton Tower.  More information can be found on the Archsoc Facebook and Twitter profiles. Admission is free for ArchSoc members and £3 for non-members.

How to find us

Semester 1 2019/20

Date Speaker Notes
Tuesday 28 Jan

Dr Diane Bolger Figurine Makers of Prehistoric Cyprus: Settlement and Cemeteries at Souskiou (Diane Bolger)

Book launch with Archaeology seminars


6pm Meadows Lecture Theatre, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Semester 1 2019/20

Date Speaker Topic Tuesday 1 Oct

Lindsey Buster

'The use of archaeology and opening up discussions in death and bereavement in modern healthcare professionals'

Tuesday 8 Oct Jonny Geber 'Feeding the poor: Revealing the relief food from dental calculus analyses in victims of the Great Irish Famine'' Tuesday 22 Oct Xavier Rubio-Campillo 'Digs, politics and remembrance: The archaeology of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)' Tuesday 5 Nov

Jamie Grant

'How to get into commercial archaeology' Tuesday 19 Nov Matthew Knight 'Spearhead of the Pennon: A Bronze Age spearhead carried in the Battle of Flodden and other objects of the past in the past'

Please visit ArchSoc on Facebook and Twitter.

Edinburgh University Archaeology Society (ArchSoc)

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Other Archaeology seminars

You may also be interested in the regular seminars organised in the Archaeology subject area or by our postgraduate student community.

Archaeology seminars

Archaeology postgraduate seminars

First Millennia Group seminars

Find out what else is on

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.