School of History, Classics & Archaeology

History Research Seminars

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

Seminar description

Open to all!

Seminars will take place 4.10-6.00pm on the last Monday of each month . Further details and registration, where necessary, below.

Events schedule

Semester 1 2023/23
Date Speakers Topic Venue Notes

Mon 26 Sep

Emily Ward (University of Edinburgh)

Book launch: 'Royal childhood and child kingship: Boy kings in England, Scotland, France and Germany, c. 1050–1262'

Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre, Doorway 1, Old Medical School

Followed by a welcome-back reception in the Macmillan Room. Please register for this in advance using this form.

Mon 31 Oct

Dr Dániel Margócsy (University of Cambridge)

'Finding God in Kerala: Natural history and the production of the "Hortus Malabricus"'

Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre, Doorway 1, Old Medical School

Co-hosted with the History of Science, Medicine and Technology Group seminars

Mon 28 Nov

Julian Goodare (University of Edinburgh)

'Reality checking for Historians' 

Lecture Theatre 2, Appleton Tower

To be followed by a reception.  Please register via Eventbrite  

Further information

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

Professor Paul Nugent

Professor of Comparative African History

  • Centre of African Studies, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15A George Square

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