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Meetings are at 4.30 p.m., tea and cakes from 4 p.m.

Unless indicated, meetings will be held in Room G.21, Faculty of Classics. 

Michaelmas Term 2016

 3 November

 Ms Anna Judson            

 The undeciphered signs of Linear B: a new methodological approach to decipherment                                          

 24 November

 Professor Luca Castagnoli         

Does Plato cheat? Plato's use of fallacy


Lent Term 2017

2 February

Dr Robert Coates-Stephens        

Statue museums in late antique Rome                                            

16 February

Professor Jonas Grethlein                

Narratological and psychological misreadings of Homer:  the case of Penelope                  

9 March

Dr Sebastian Matzner                 

be|long|ing: rhetorics of philhellenism


16 March

Professor Stephen Halliwell      

 Justifying the world as an aesthetic phenomenon                                                                    


Easter Term 2017


27 April

Professor Barbara Graziosi      

  ‘What he said and what he did not say’: Homer in ancient and modern textual criticism                                             

18 May  (AGM)

Barbara White Room, Newnham College

Professor Irene de Jong            

 The view from the mountain (oroskopia) in Greek and Latin literature.

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New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October. To reserve your place please reply to by Monday 3 October.

Temporary University Lectureships in Classics (Ancient History)

Aug 31, 2016

Applications are welcome for two temporary lectureships in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 January 2017. Please see the Jobs & Vacancies page for further information.

Vacancy - Research Associate (Archaeology)

Aug 30, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate (Archaeology) from 01 November 2016. For more information and details on how to apply, please see the Jobs & Vacancies page.

Celebrating Cambridge Classics

Aug 19, 2016

Tim Whitmarsh, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture, “Oedipus the Atheist”, on Friday 14 October at 5pm in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site. This begins a weekend of Classics celebrations including the Greek Play and a Symposium on Greek Drama at Newnham College.

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