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JH Gray lectures archive

The lectures and seminar are open to all members of the University and others who are interested.

2013: Poetry across Languages

Professor Stephen Hinds
University of Washington, Seattle.

Friday 8 November
Paratextualizing the classical tradition

Monday 11 November
Parallel lives

Wednesday 13 November
Seminar: Petrarch’s epistles to ancient authors (Fam. 24)


2012: Art as Institution in Early Greece and China

Dr Jeremy Tanner
Institute of Archaeology, University College London

Monday 30 April
Portraits, politics and comparisons

Wednesday 2 May
Narrative and naturalism

Thursday 3 May
Seminar: Style and the development of art theory


2011: The Power of Prehistory: An Aftermath of a Bronze Age Kingdom in Historical Greece

Professor Jack Davis
University of Cincinnati, Ohio

Monday 2 May

The Two Sides of Aigaleon: Towards a Social and Political History of Bronze Age Messenia in the Bronze Age

Wednesday 4 May

The Other Side of Taygetos: A Non-Spartan Perspective on the Post-Palatial History of Messenia

Thursday 5 May
Seminar: Reconstructing Iconographies of Power at the Palace of Nestor


2010: Three Studies in Apodemiology

Nicholas Purcell
St John's College, Oxford

Monday 3 May
Whose Outsiders?

Tuesday 4 May
Whose Soldiers?

Wednesday 5 May
Seminar: Whose Games?

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Oct 20, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be a member of the ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ (CREWS) project, led by the Principal Investigator Dr Philippa Steele.

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Oct 06, 2016

Watch the film about the Faculty's Greek Lexicon Project, working towards a a new dictionary of Ancient Greek.

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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 in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. 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.

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