skip to content

Faculty of Classics


Thursday 30 September and Friday 1 October 2021, 4.00 to 7.30pm BST

Organiser: Dr Yannis Galanakis

Join us to commemorate the centenary of the British excavation which began at Mycenae in 1920, under the directorship of Alan Wace, and to celebrate the life and work of Alan Wace and his daughter Lisa French.

Speakers: Stephanie Aulsebrook (Warsaw), John Bennet (British School at Athens), Nicholas Blackwell (Indiana), Emily Egan (Maryland), Cristina Ichim (UCL), Alcestis Papadimitriou (Ephorate of Antiquities of the Argolid), Kim Shelton (UC Berkeley) and Dora Vasilikou (Athens Archaeological Society).

All are welcome. If you wish to attend, please register on Eventbrite.  A Zoom link will be provided in due course.

Further information and programme

Register now 

We will be happy to answer any of your questions, contact us at

Thursday, 30 September, 2021 - 16:00 to Friday, 1 October, 2021 - 19:30
Event location: 
Online via Zoom

Latest news

Corbett Lecture 2021, “Sympathy and the Problem of Nature”

6 October 2021

Professor Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, will deliver this year’s Corbett Lecture in G19 on Thursday October 21 at 5.00 p.m.

Collaboration between the Faculty of Classics and the University of Ghana

20 October 2021

We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Classics has established a collaborative link with the University of Ghana, generously funded by the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research fund. Developing new connections with Ghana promises to open up new possibilities for research and teaching, which will be beneficial for both...


19 October 2021

The podcast for Aldborough Roman Town , written and presented by Dr Rose Ferraby, is now available. See the project page for more information .

Onassis Foundation endowing a fellowship for the creation of a new post in Classics

12 October 2021

A new University post linked to Newnham will continue a College tradition of teaching, research, and taking Classics out into the wider world that goes back more than a century to Jane Harrison. Newnham College, Cambridge is launching the Onassis Classics Fellowship in order to secure a permanent position for the teaching...