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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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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.

Craven Seminar, 1-3 June 2017

Apr 04, 2017

A provisional programme for this seminar on ‘Eschatology and Apocalypse in Graeco-Roman literature’ in now 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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