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Daniel Hanigan

Daniel Hanigan

Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh

College: Corpus Christi

Thesis Title (Preliminary): 'The Poetics of Knowledge in Late Hellenistic and Imperial Greek Geography'


  • PhD Classics (2019-), Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
  • MPhil Classics and Ancient History (2017-19), University of Sydney
  • BA (Honours) Classics and Ancient History (2013-16), University of Sydney

Research Interests

  • Greek Literature (esp. of the Hellenistic and Roman Imperial Periods)
  • Ancient Geography
  • Didactic Poetry
  • The 'Spatial Turn' in the Humanities
  • Greek Religion (from the Archaic Period to Early Christianity)
  • Etymology and Onomastics

Research Supervision

I supervise students both in the Faculty of Classics as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) and at various colleges on topics related to Greek language and literature. I also supervise new students from under-represented backgrounds as a part of the Corpus Christi Bridging Course.

Other Professional Activities

I am one of the convenors of the Cambridge Late Antique Network Seminar Series (CLANS) for the 2020-21 academic year. I am also a member of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (SPHS) and the Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS).

Upcoming events

Illustrating Ancient History: Bringing the Past to the Present

Nov 03, 2020

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

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Access & Outreach coordinator

Jan 18, 2021

Details of how to apply for this post are now available online. Closing date 11 February 2021.

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

Jan 13, 2021

An online corpus of more than 2,000 inscriptions in Greek and Latin of the Roman period from Cyrenaica (eastern Libya), of which Joyce Reynolds is the Principal Author has been published to mark her 102nd birthday.

Dr. Neil Hopkinson

Jan 08, 2021

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of Dr. Neil Hopkinson (1957–2021).

New Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Jan 06, 2021

Caroline Vout begins her term as Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

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