School of History, Classics & Archaeology


News from 2019.

Focus on India and sustainability for HCA student

Fourth year History (MA Hons) student Jamie Gemmell talks about 'Focus India', hosting an event as part of South Asia Week.

Literacy through Latin seeks volunteers

The Literacy Through Latin scheme run by the Classics Society is seeking volunteers to work with primary school pupils.

Carnegie Vacation Scholarships

Four students received Carnegie Vacation Scholarships - here's what they got up to!

MSc in History (Online Learning) graduate addresses Comité Français d'Histoire de la Géologie

Gregory Todd recently spoke at the Comité Français d'Histoire de la Géologie on Scottish geologist James Hutton.

Book Prize for Irish Historian

The School was delighted to learn of the success of Dr Patrick Mannion’s debut book.

School students win at Edinburgh Awards

A number of students from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology recently received their Edinburgh Awards at a ceremony.

MSc in History (Online Learning) graduate publishes work

The School was delighted to hear that David Bonner, a graduate of the MSc in History (Online Learning), has recently had a book chapter published.

Archaeological Science Internships 2019

The school introduced three archaeological science internships this summer to offer hands-on experience to students.

Student internship forges links with Signet Library

PhD candidate Sarah Moxey will be with the Signet Library until October as part of an Employ.ed internship.

Jeremiah Dalziel (Doctoral) Prize for 2019

The Graduate School is delighted to announce the winners of the Jeremiah Dalziel (Doctoral) Prize for 2019.

Dr Lindsey Buster reveals ‘Mystic Britain’

A new series on the Smithsonian Channel explores the secrets of the UK’s most mysterious sites, and features Dr Lindsey Büster, Teaching Fellow in European Iron Age Archaeology at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

British Association for Irish Studies Bursary Award for PhD Student

First-year history PhD student James Bright has been awarded a BAIS bursary.

Leverhulme Success for Classics Graduates

The School was delighted to hear of recent successes of three Classics PhD graduates.

Carnegie Vacation Scholarship Successes

Three Carnegie Vacation Scholarships have been awarded to students within the School.

Inaugural Cameron Cup: Post-match analysis

This just in from Dr Julius Ruiz on the Inaugural Cameron Cup action.

The Cameron Cup kicks off

A new, and much coveted, award has been unveiled by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

SHCA Archaeological Science Internships 2019

Three archaeological science internships are available to undergraduate archaeology students for summer 2019. Deadline for applications Friday 24 May 2019.

School to host ‘Hedge School’ on Scotland and the Global Irish Revolution

The School will host a unique event on 15 May 2019, a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ designed to offer the general public access to the latest research findings from leading scholars.

'A Hot-bed of Genius' exhibition opens

A student from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is behind an exhibition to mark the 300th anniversary of the appointment of a Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh.

I was taught by Maester Cressen - Memories of a History Graduate, Class of 1965

A recent BBC Radio 3 programme brought back memories of studying history in the 1960s for Ralph Gordon, and a surprise as to who was teaching him.

School shines at Students Awards

All three subject areas are well represented at this year's forthcoming Student Awards – let’s celebrate their nominations!

Literacy Through Latin needs you!

Literacy Through Latin is putting together relay teams for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival to raise funds for its work. Ready to run for it?

New AHRC PhD project announced

A new fully-funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Project has just been announced and is seeking applications.

School welcomes new Wellcome University Award

Dr Petros Bouras-Vallianatos has been awarded a very prestigious Wellcome University Award.

Phd student wins Scottish Church History Society prize

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was delighted to hear that Clare Loughlin has been awarded the Scottish Church History Society's essay prize for 2018-19. 

New research group announced

A brand new research group is being launched tomorrow (28 February) – Emotionally Demanding Histories Group.

Symposium in memory of Nicholas Phillipson

A symposium in memory of Nicholas Phillipson, Emeritus Reader in History and Honorary Fellow at the School, will take place 1-2 March, 2019.

UncoverED – A collaborative decolonial research project

A new project uncovers the global history of the University of Edinburgh over the past 200 years.

School hosts Cambridge-Edinburgh Joint Graduate Workshop in Irish History

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was delighted to host the 4th Cambridge-Edinburgh Joint Graduate Workshop in Irish History on 17th and 18th January.

Staff on screen and print

Two staff members reach wider audiences with a TV discussion on a historical figure and a publication on a new book on Ritual Cave Use.