School of History, Classics & Archaeology

History Research Seminars

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

Seminar description

We are delighted to announce the launch of a subject area-wide History Research Seminar series which will run on a pilot basis from January to April 2022. The series combines external speakers presenting current research on topics of interest to a wide audience across the discipline and internal speakers presenting current research on a linked theme. Do join us if you can!  

Seminars will take place 4.15-5.30pm on the last Monday of each month from January to April via Teams. Further details and registration below.

Events schedule

Semester 2 2020/21
Date Speakers Topic Register

Mon 31 Jan 

Dr Kirsty Day and Dr Hatice Yildiz (University of Edinburgh)

'Hearing women in past societies' 


Mon 28 Feb

Dr Dániel Margócsy (University of Cambridge)


POSTPONED 'Worms: The nature of ships and the nature of humans in Early Modernity'

With History of Science, Medicine and Technology Group seminars



Mon 28 Mar

Dr Mariana Dantas (Ohio University)

'Black mothers, white fathers: Family formation amid the racial and gender violence of slavery in colonial Brazil'

Mon 25 Apr

Professor Ewen Cameron and Dr Esther Mijers (University of Edinburgh)

Chair: Dr Richard Oosterhoff (University of Edinburgh)

'Writing the history of the University - snapshots of current research'



Further information

If you have any questions please contact the seminar organiser, details below.

Dr Emma Hunter

African History

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • University of Edinburgh

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