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Faculty of Classics

 

Research

Greek religion and society; Greek law; non-citizens in the ancient world; religious pollution; cult foundation; inscriptions; historiography

Publications

Key publications: 

‘Social-status, Legislation and Pollution in Plato’s Euthyphro’ in Pirenne-Delforge, V. & Carbon, J.-M. (edd.) Kernos Supplement (forthcoming in 2016).

‘Prose and Religion’ in Eidinow, E. & Kindt, J. (edd.) Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion (forthcoming with Oxford University Press).

‘Gods and Men in Ancient Greek Conceptions of Lawgiving’ in Eidinow, E., Kindt, J. & Osborne, R. (edd.) Theologies of Greek Religion (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).

‘Sophocles’ Antigone, and not knowing what to do’ in Omnibus 68 (2014), 5-7.

 

Reviews

Jameson, M. Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece: Essays on Religion and Society.  Edited by Stallsmith, A., with an introduction by Cartledge, C. (Cambridge, 2014) forthcoming in Journal of Hellenic Studies (Spring, 2016).

Cusumano, N., Gasparini, V., Mastrocinque, A. & Rüpke, J. (edd.) Memory and Religious Experience in the Greco-Roman World (Stuttgart, 2013) in Classical Review (2015).

Sommerstein, A. & Bayliss, A. (edd.) Oath and State in Ancient Greece. With contributions by Kozak, L. and Torrance, I. (De Gruyter, 2013) in Classical Review 64.1 (2014), 202-4.

Papazarkadas, N. Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens (Oxford, 2011) in Journal of Classics Teaching 25 (2012), 38-9.

Associate Professor of Classics (Ancient History)
Fellow & Director of Studies in Prelim and 1A Classics at Murray Edwards
Dr Hannah  Willey

Contact Details

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA
hrw28@cam.ac.uk
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Latest news

Regius Professorship of Greek

16 January 2023

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Greek from 1 April 2023. He is currently the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the University. Looking ahead to his new role, Professor Whitmarsh commented: ’I am thrilled and honoured to be taking up this...

Mary Beard receives THE Outstanding Achievement Award

18 November 2022

Professor Mary Beard received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards . The citation hailed how she had “broken through the ivory tower’s walls and brought her unique enthusiasm for her subject – and crucially, what it can teach us about contemporary life and politics – to the world”...

University Assistant Professorship in Classics

15 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Ancient Greek History and/or Archaeology) from 1 September 2023. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Archaic/Classical/Hellenistic Greek History and/or Archaeology. We welcome...

Brian Leech Memorial Fund

10 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to announce the establishment of the Brian Leech Memorial Fund. The Fund comes about thanks to a generous donation by Emma Gleave, and is made in memory of her late father, Brian Leech. Brian Leech had a long and successful career as both barrister and judge. He also greatly enjoyed classical studies – with a life-long passion for ancient Greek and Latin languages.