School of History, Classics & Archaeology


News items from the 2022-23 academic year.

Charles Mackie Student Initiative Fund 2022/23

The School supports student initiatives financially with the Charles Mackie Student Initiative Fund, awarded annually.

British Academy Award for Dr Emile Chabal

The British Academy has awarded a £200,000 Knowledge Frontiers grant to Dr Emile Chabal, Reader in History.

AHRC Indigenous Research Partners Grant for Dr Julie Gibbings

The School was delighted to learn that Dr Julie Gibbings, Lecturer in the History of the Americas, has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant for a collaborative project in Guatemala.

Obituary: Professor Ken Fowler

We were saddened to hear of the death of former colleague Professor Ken Fowler on 18 December 2022.

Professor Fernández-Götz awarded Royal Society of Edinburgh Thomas Reid Medal

The School was delighted to learn that Professor Manuel Fernández-Götz, Abercromby Professor of Archaeology, received the Royal Society of Edinburgh Thomas Reid Medal for his position as a leading Early Career researcher on diverse aspects of the European Iron Age.

Archaeology Department hosts Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) conference

The Archaeology Department of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology hosted the 43rd Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) conference - one of the largest annual archaeological meetings in Europe - for the first time.

Dr Chiara Bonacchi awarded Leverhulme Prize in Archaeology

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology was thrilled to learn that Dr Chiara Bonacchi has been named as a winner of a 2022 Philip Leverhulme Prize.

Events following the death of Her Majesty the Queen

A range of ceremonial events will happen in Edinburgh following the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

Archaeology programmes accredited by professional bodies

Accreditation recognises degrees that provide relevant professional skills needed for a career in the historic environment sector.

Archaeology Peer Mentors Wanted!

The Archaeology Peer Mentoring group is recruiting for mentors for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Historian receives German Non-Fiction Prize

An ‘excellently researched and brilliantly narrated’ book by an Edinburgh historian has won the German Non-Fiction Prize 2022.

Beyond the Wall: Over 100 new indigenous settlements found north of Hadrian’s Wall

Research led by Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz, Reader in European Archaeology and Head of Archaeology Subject Area, has identified 134 previously unknown indigenous settlements in south-west Scotland.

Dr Petros Bouras-Vallianatos awarded Estes Prize

The School was delighted to learn that Dr Petros Bouras-Vallianatos, Wellcome Lecturer in History of Medicine, has won the J. Worth Estes Prize 2022.

Leverhulme Research Fellowship for Dr Maciver

The School was delighted to learn that Dr Callum Maciver has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship.