Retrospect is Recruiting!

Whether you want to share your writing with over 10,000 monthly readers, be a part of the editing process to create the best possible articles, or produce artwork for our exciting print journals, apply now to be a part of Edinburgh University’s student-led history, classics and archaeology journal. If you have a passion for the past, then we’d love to hear from you!

We’re currently recruiting Columnists, Junior Columnists, Copy Editors and Illustrators. To find out more about what these positions involve and how to apply, click on the button below:

Editor’s Picks

Our Senior Editor’s have selected articles from the past year to highlight some of the brilliant work produced by our team.

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Latest Print Journal

Communication and Conflict, our 31st print journal, is available to read online now. Asking our contributors to examine interactions between communication and conflict throughout History, Classics, and Archaeology, this journal has seventeen brilliant articles for you spanning from Antiquity until the twenty-first century.

You can also visit our Journal Archive to view previous editions.

The Retrospect podcast has launched!

We’re delighted to share the release of our brand new podcast, TRACES! Hosted by our podcast editor, Sofia Parkinson Klimaschewski, and featuring a variety of guest speakers, each episode navigates the fields of History, Classics and Archaeology.
TRACES is available now:


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