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Dr Paola Ceccarelli

Fellow at Newnham College

Newnham College
Cambridge
CB3 9DF

Office Phone: 01223 330483

Biography:

I received my BA from the University of Pisa and the Scuola Normale Superiore (1985), and  was then ‘Perfezionanda' at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa (1985-1989). After three years as assistant in Ancient History at the University of Lausanne (CH), I moved to L'Aquila University (Ricercatrice, 1994; Professore Associato, 2002), and then in 2006 to Durham, where I became Professor of Greek cultural history. At the end of 2012 I left Durham for Newnham.
I have been a Fellow of the Centre of Hellenic Studies (Washington, DC, 1998-99), and a visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge (2006).

Research Interests

Ancient epistolography, Seleucid history, Greek epigraphy, Greek historiography, ancient Greek dance and performance

Upcoming events

Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That!

Jul 31, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Aesop's Forest: the Scared Lion

Jul 31, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Meet the Romans

Aug 08, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Journey to the End of the World

Aug 15, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That!

Aug 17, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Watch again: the inaugural lecture by Professor James Clackson, Professor of Comparative Philology, " 'Dangerous Lunatics’: Cambridge and Comparative Philology".

Laurence Seminar: Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 May 2017

May 16, 2017

Details of this year’s Laurence seminar, Freedom of speech, censorship and the ancient world, are now available online.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Apr 21, 2017

Information on the next round of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is now available online.

Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

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