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Dr Nigel Spivey

Dr Nigel Spivey

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)

Fellow, Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College
Cambridge
CB2 3AP

Office Phone: 01223 335192 (Faculty), 743014 (College)

Research Interests

Etruscan art & archaeology, Greco-Roman art, the anthropology of art

Research Supervision

Recent topics include: Etruscan iconography, polychromy in Greek sculpture

Key Publications

The Micali Painter and his Followers (1987)

Understanding Greek Sculpture (1996)

Greek Art (1997)

Etruscan Art (1997)

Enduring Creation (2001)

How Art Made The World (2005) 

The Ancient Olympics (2nd ed. 2012)

Greek Sculpture (2013)

'We must do better...' Corrigenda to a review of Greek Sculpture (2014)

Upcoming events

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Apr 25, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

May 16, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Jun 06, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Athens: Economy & Democracy Conference (in honour of P. Millett)

Jul 09, 2020

Faculty of Classics and Downing College, Cambridge

Upcoming events

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Building Closure

Mar 20, 2020

The Faculty Building is closed from 5 pm on Friday 20 March until further notice.

Coronavirus guidance

Feb 06, 2020

A link to the College and University guidance on the Coronavirus is available here

CREWS: Visiting Fellowship focused on the study of ancient writing systems

Jan 22, 2020

Details of how to apply for this Visiting Fellowship are now available online. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Monday, 17th February 2020

Ted Kenney

Jan 02, 2020

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 95, of Ted Kenney, Kennedy Professor of Latin (from 1974 to 1982), on December 23rd 2019.

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