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Dr Paul Millett

Dr Paul Millett

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

Director of Studies in Classics at Downing College

Downing College
Cambridge
CB2 1DQ

Office Phone: 01223 334859

Areas of expertise

Ancient History (C):

Research Interests

The City of Athens, Classics in Punch Magazine

Research Supervision

Recent areas supervised include: Athenian Democracy, Greek Slavery, Classics and Modern American Politics, Attic Oratory

Key Publications

Theophrastus and his world. Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary Volume 32

The trial of Socrates revisited', European History Review 12 (2005) 23-62
'Aristotle and Athenian slavery', Greece and Rome (2007)
'Sir Alfred Zimmern's Greek Commonwealth revisited' in C. Stray (ed.) Oxford Classics, Duckworth 2007

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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New Collection Videos

Mar 31, 2020

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is pleased to announce the first in a series of short videos on objects in the collection, featuring the Faculty's own Prof Caroline Vout.

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

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