News items from the 2020-21 academic year.
British Academy grant success for archaeology projects
Manuel Fernández-Götz and Joanne Rowland and have been awarded two British Academy/Leverhulme grants for projects in Scotland and Egypt respectively.
New Directors for Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History
The Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History announces its new Director and Deputy Director.
‘Game on’ for new research group
The School is excited to announce the creation of a new research group called History and Games Lab (H&GL).
George Floyd Case: School of History, Classics and Archaeology Statement
A statement from the School on the death of George Floyd.
Academic staff promotion
The School is delighted to announce the promotion of Dr Jeremy Crang.
School staff achievements celebrated in colleague awards
The winners of the 2020 CAHSS Colleague Recognition Awards have been announced at a virtual awards ceremony.
PhD Student Success
The School was delighted to learn that PhD candidate Matteo Randazzo has been awarded the Macmillan-Rodewald Studentship.
Student Writing Awards Success
The School was very pleased to hear that two students had been recognised in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures Writing prizes.
Dr Donncha O'Rourke awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowship
The School was very pleased to hear that Dr Donncha O'Rourke has been awarded a one-year Leverhulme Research Fellowship.
Academic staff promotions
The School is delighted to announce a number of academic staff promotions.
New publication from Dr Linda Fibiger
The School was delighted to hear about an important new publication co-edited by Dr Linda Fibiger, Senior Lecturer in Human Osteoarchaeology.
Student and staff successes
The School was delighted to learn of two success this week. One for a student society and one for staff.
Dr Guillaume Robin receives British Academy/ Leverhulme Grant
The School is delighted to share that Dr Guillaume Robin has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Grant to support ongoing excavations at Ossi in Sardinia.
Shortlist Success for Students and Staff
The School is delighted to see students and staff nominated in the EUSA Students Awards and CAHSS Colleague Recognition Awards.
Dr Paul Addison
The School was deeply saddened to learn of the death, recently, of Dr Paul Addison. An obituary by Paul's friend and colleague Dr Jeremy Crang.
George Washington letter unveiled by University archive
A letter written by George Washington whilst President of the United States has been unveiled by University's Centre for Research Collections. And SHCA's Professor Frank Cogliano was there!
Professor Stana Nenadic receives Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship
The School is delighted to share that Professor Stana Nenadic has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.
New Online MSc launches
A new online programme in Archaeology and Classics has recently been launched – MSc in Ancient Worlds.
Postgraduate Virtual Open Week, 16-20 March, 2020
If you're considering postgraduate study in History, Classics or Archaeology you can join Graduate Officers and a current postgraduate student in interactive sessions to find out more.
Dr Jacob Blanc receives NEH Fellowship
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to share that Dr Jacob Blanc has been awarded a 2020 Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
New grant establishes ‘Second World War Studies Network (Scotland)’
Dr Wendy Ugolini has been jointly awarded a grant from Arts & Humanities Research Network Award by the Royal Society of Edinburgh to establish a new network at the University of Edinburgh.
In August and September students from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology took part in an 11-day fieldtrip to explore the multiple pasts of Macedonia. Join them at a free event to find out their experiences and conclusions about this significant area.
300th anniversary of History at the University of Edinburgh
This academic year, 2019/20, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is delighted to be celebrating the 300th anniversary of History at the University of Edinburgh.
Dr Ben Russell amongst Leverhulme Prize winners
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was delighted to learn that Dr Ben Russell has been named as a winner of a 2019 Philip Leverhulme Prize.