The Dorothy Dunnett History Prize 2017, worth £1,000, is offered by the Dorothy Dunnett Society (Scottish Charity SC030649 SCIO).
The Prize is for an essay of up to 5000 words. Entries will be accepted from students registered on a PhD programme at any recognised higher education institution.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) is recruiting for the new position of HCA Student Ambassador. There are 20 paid opportunities available for current students to apply for. (Published 9 August, 2017)
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford and University College Cork unveiled the 'Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland' project online database. (Published 26 June, 2017)
The 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival is approaching - always a busy time around the School and Central Area. Find out about road closures and parking restrictions over this period. (Published 22 June 2017)
The School is delighted to learn that Professor Diana Paton has been awarded the 2017 Elsa Goveia Prize from the Association of Caribbean Historians, for her book 'The Cultural Politics of Obeah: Religion, Colonialism and Modernity in the Caribbean World'. (Published 29 May 2017)
The European Research Council has awarded Professors Niels Gaul (University of Edinburgh) and Curie Virág (Toronto/Budapest) €2 million to explore ‘Classicising learning in medieval imperial systems'. (Published 11 May 2017).
Warmest congratulations to Dr Simon Trépanier, Lecturer in Classics, who has been awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for 2017-18, for a project on ‘Lucretius and the New Empedocles'. (Published 12 Apr, 2017)
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to congratulate Dr Mirko Canevaro, Chancellor’s Fellow in Classics, on winning the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Thomas Reid Medal 2017, with the award of the Early-Career Prize in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
The School sends warmest congratulations to Edinburgh University History Society, which scooped two awards at the Edinburgh University Student Association Activities Awards on 21 March. (Published 23 March, 2017)
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is proud to support the 1DayWithoutUs day of action to celebrate social justice, diversity, and solidarity towards migrants and refugees in Britain and beyond. (Published on 20 Feb, 2017)
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to congratulate two academic colleagues on their success in winning Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships 2016. (Published 19 Dec, 2016)
Dr Talbott has been awarded the prestigious award for best first book of Scottish History, published 2014 or 2015, as judged by the Chairs of Scottish History at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. (Published 22 Nov, 2016)
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology warmly congratulates Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz, Lecturer in Archaeology, who is winner of a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize in Archaeology. (Published 24 Oct 2016)
Professor Alvin Jackson has been speaking about the future shape of the United Kingdom in the aftermath of Brexit as part of Mount Stewart Conversations Festival, held in County Down, Northern Ireland. (Published 11 Oct 2016)