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An archive of events from the School over recent years.


Moving People Changing Cultures
Moving People Changing Culture  -  13 November 2014

Multi-disciplinary perspectives on population mobility and cultural change

13th-14th November 2014

Cardiff University

Tetrarchs, St Mark's, Venice
47th Byzantine Spring Symposium  -  25 April 2014

The Emperor in the Byzantine World
Cardiff University, 25-27 April 2014


All events from 2014


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Holocaust Survivor Testimony  -  11 November 2013
Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building, Cardiff University

We are pleased to welcome Eva Clarke to Cardiff University where she will share her testimony as a survivor of the Holocaust.

CAER Heritage Project
CAER Heritage Project at Cardiff Story  -  7 February 2013
The Old Library, The Hayes, Cardiff,

Find out about this amazing project focussing on the Iron age hillfort at Caerau


All events from 2013


Keynes. © Public Domain.
Distilling the frenzy - writing the history of one's own times  -  30 November 2012

Prof Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of several books, including Whitehall (1989) and Having It So good: Britain In The Fifties (2006).

Friday 30 November 2012, 1pm
Room 0.31, Humanities Building, Cardiff University

Constatine Augustus
Constantine Augustus 1700: Power, Faith and the Re-formation of Christianity.  -  14 November 2012

Jill Harries is Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews.   Her latest book, Imperial Rome, AD 284-363: the New Empire, (2012) discusses Constantine in the context of the development of imperial rule in the early fourth century, and his contribution to the rise of Christianity as the dominant religion of the Roman world.

Wednesday 14 November, 5.10pm
Lecture Theatre 2.01, Humanities Building


All events from 2012


Professor Robert Darnton
Distinguished Lecture Jefferson Taper and the Future of Books  -  5 December 2011
School of Optometry and Visual Sciences

Professor Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University and Director of the Harvard University Library, delivered Cardiff University’s Distinguished lecture on the subject of Jefferson’s Taper and the Future of Books to a capacity audience at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Reconstruction of Caerleon in the Roman period, showing the newly discovered monumental suburb (© 7reasons)
Caerleon 2011 Excavations and Open Weekend  -  4 August 2011

Visit an archaeological dig and find out about our Roman past.

All events from 2011


Lifestories - story telling
Life Stories  -  20 November 2010
St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff, CF5 6XB (4 miles west of Cardiff City Centre, just off the A4232)

Life Stories is a FREE one day community event exploring the value and popularity of stories about people's life experiences.

Alumni Reunion 2010  -  20 November 2010
Aberdare Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff

A reunion event for graduates of the School of History & Archaeology and the School of Religious & Theological Studies.

All events from 2010


Julian the Apostate presiding at a Conference of Sectarians
by Edward Armitage (1817-1896). ©National Museums Liverpool (Walker Art Gallery)
Emperor and Author: The Writings of Julian the Apostate.  -  16 July 2009

Over three days leading scholars in the field delivered papers on the writings of Julian. Each scholar focused on a particular text (or set of texts, e.g. Julian’s letters). The conference also embraced a chronological and thematic approach to Julian’s writings.

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Cardiff University 125 years lecture  -  19 May 2009
Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre

The Cardiff School of History and Archaeology will host the Cardiff 125 Celebrations Lecture on Tuesday 19th May by Professor Linda Colley.

All events from 2009


Unquiet Residues: The Midden Seminar  -  9 April 2008

This event will focus specifically on recent research on the southern British ‘midden’ sites of the first half of the first millennium BC.

JK Galbraith Conference  -  3 September 2008

A conference to discuss the historical impact of the life, work and influence of J.K. Galbraith, to be held in Cardiff University in September 2008

All events from 2008


Building Communities: House, Settlement and Society in the Aegean and Beyond  -  17 April 2001

Proceedings of this 2001 conference were published in 2007. The event explored a range of approaches to the built environment of the Mediterranean world from the Neolithic through to the Roman period, with the aim of relating archaeological evidence to the wider historical context.

Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium  -  17 May 2007

The Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium will create a constructive forum for researchers to express, discuss and explore new research and ideas in an interactive environment. The symposium will explicitly aim to cross traditional period/institutional/theoretical divides to allow discussion between researchers of diverse expertise and perspectives. This symposium will aim to provide a forum for researchers to present ideas and thoughts informally without the pressure of producing complete research ready for publication.

All events from 2007


Wales and West Postgraduate Conference 2006  -  6 July 2006

A one-day conference for classics and ancient history postgraduates studying in Wales and the south-west of England.

A Walk on the Wild Side: the role of wild animals in farming societies  -  23 August 2006

International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ) session about the role of wild animals in farming.

All events from 2006