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Graduate Students

Zoë Audra
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Prof Gábor Betegh
  • College: Darwin
  • Title of thesis: Rationality in Presocratic Philosophy
Albert Bates
  • Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
  • College: Christ's College
  • Thesis Title: The Mythology of Ecphrasis in Rome and Roman Greece (50 BC - 500 AD)
Marco Bonaventura
  • Supervisor: Professor Philip Hardie
  • College: Trinity
  • Thesis Title: Reading Dares Phrygius and Dictys Cretensis as Early Imperial Greek Texts and Late Antique Latin Translations
Tatiana Bur
  • Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
  • College: Trinity College
  • Title of thesis: 'Manufacturing the Marvellous: Technology, Divine Presence and Religious Experience in the Graeco-Roman World’
Zachary Case
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Tim Whitmarsh
  • College: King's
  • Title of thesis (preliminary): Aristophanic Comedy and Radical Democracy
Edoardo Chiattelli
  • Supervisor: Dr Torsten Meissner
  • College: Darwin
  • PhD Thesis Title (preliminary): The Augment in Greek and Indo-European: A Reconsideration"
Laila Dell'Anno
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Professor Philip Hardie
  • College: Trinity
  • Title of thesis (preliminary): Poetic voices in Statius' Silvae
Marcus Trystan Ellis
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Professor Richard Hunter
  • College: Peterhouse
  • Title of Thesis: Concepts of Tragedy and the Tragic in Late Euripidean Drama
Stefano Frullini
  • Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
  • College: King’s
  • Thesis title (preliminary): Democracy in the Classical and Early Hellenistic Peloponnese
Solveig Lucia Gold
  • Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
  • College: King's
  • Title of Thesis (preliminary): Plato's City of Gods
Sofia Greaves
  • Supervisor: Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
  • College: Lucy Cavendish
  • Thesis title: Regenerating Rome: Antiquity, Race and the City in Italy (1860-1914)
Joe Grimwade
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Dr Ingo Gildenhard
  • College: Trinity Hall
  • Title of Thesis: Conceptualisations of memoria in the Roman World
Daniel Hanigan
  • Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh
  • College: Corpus Christi
  • Thesis Title (Preliminary): 'Beyond the Pillars of Herakles: Writing the Voyage of Discovery in Ancient Greek Periplography'
Jannis Frederik Koltermann
  • Supervisor: Dr Christopher Whitton
  • College: Darwin College
  • Title of thesis (preliminary): The Politics of Gossip. Imperial Power in Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars
Georgios Koukovasilis
  • Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
  • College: Magdalene College
  • Thesis Title: From Greek to Roman: Portraits and Identity in Roman Greece
Benjamin Kybett
  • Department:
 Classics
  • Supervisor:
 Prof Christopher Kelly
  • College:
 Fitzwilliam
  • Title of thesis: Religion and Rhetoric at the Courts of the Theodosians, c.381-404
Thomas Langley
  • Department: Ancient History
  • Supervisor: Professor Christopher Kelly
  • College: Peterhouse
  • Title of Thesis: Civic Patriotic Political Language in Basil of Caesarea, Julian the Apostate and Gregory Nazianzen
Maeve Lentricchia
  • Supervisor: Professor James Warren
  • College: Queens'
  • Funding: Gates Cambridge Scholarship
  • Title of Thesis (preliminary): Epicurean Prolepseis
Elsie Linley
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Prof. Emily Gowers
  • College: St Edmund's
  • Thesis Title (preliminary): Violence in the 'Roman Novel'
Rares Ilie Marinescu
  • Supervisor: Dr Myrto Hatzimichali
  • College: Corpus Christi
  • Thesis title (preliminary): The Reception of Aristotle in Proclus
Tulsi Parikh
  • Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
  • College: Darwin
  • Title of thesis: The Material of Polytheism in Archaic Greece
George Pliotis
  • Department: Faculty of Classics
  • Supervisor: Dr Christopher Whitton
  • College: Corpus Christi
  • Thesis: The Reception of Seneca the Younger, c.60s-c.160s CE
Dalia Pratali Maffei
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Prof. James Clackson
  • College: Jesus
  • Thesis Title (preliminary): The Language of Hellenistic Inscribed Epigrams from Doric-speaking Areas. A Comparative Approach
Krishnan Ram-Prasad
  • Supervisor: Dr Rupert Thompson
  • College: Peterhouse
  • Thesis title (preliminary): The syntax of relative clauses and related phenomena in Proto-Indo-European
Sarah Sheard
  • Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
  • College: Peterhouse
  • Thesis title (preliminary): The female body in Roman visual culture
Elisabeth Slingsby
  • Supervisor: Professor Mary Beard
  • College: Corpus Christi
  • Thesis Title (Preliminary): Lead by Example: the Significance of Classical Greek Exempla in the Late Republic and Early Principate
Stephanos Stephanides
  • Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
  • College: Christ's
  • Title of Thesis (preliminary): From Conflict to Unity: Plato on Well-Ordered Wholes
Nir Stern
  • Department: Classics
  • Supervisor: Prof. Tim Whitmarsh
  • College: Hughes Hall
  • Thesis title (preliminary): Dio Chrysostom and philosophical identity
Sandra Strahlendorf
  • Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
  • College: Christ's College
  • Title of thesis (preliminary): Eastern Greek grave stelai. Urban identity and civic representation in Asia Minor during the Hellenistic period.
Martin Szoke
  • Department: Faculty of Classics
  • Supervisor: Rebecca Flemming
  • College: St John's College
  • Title of thesis: Politics and the Past in the Age of Nerva and Trajan
Nathasja van Luijn
  • Department: Faculty of Classics
  • Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
  • College: Christ's College
  • Topic of thesis: Presocratic artefact analogies
Sophie Wardle
  • Supervisor: Professor Mary Beard
  • College: Newnham
  • Title of thesis: Encounters with Londinium: Nineteenth-century responses to London's Roman past

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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

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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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