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Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Hannah Kirk-Evans and Martin Szoke Jun 14, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Hannah Kirk-Evans - Struggles in Nature in the Elder and Younger Plinies // Martin Szoke - Inventing the malus princeps: the inversion and subversion of imperial ideology in Statius, Martial and Pliny
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Marcus Ellis and Ben Kybett Jun 07, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Marcus Ellis - The Spectre of (no) Tradition: Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Die Agyptische Helena" // Ben Kybett - Publishing Pagan Writings: Religious Tolerance and Political Expediency in Themistius' Literary Legacy
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Zoe Audra and Peter Martin May 31, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 2.04,
Zoe Audra - Knowledge, language and Parmenides // Peter Martin - The Old Ogliarch's New Political Philosophy
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Michael Antosiewicz and Kyriakos Velos May 24, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Michael Antosiewicz - Disputed Dicing: Kuboi, Astragaloi and the Cultural Contestations around Dice Games in Classical Greece // Kyriakos Velos - Eunuchs in the Hellenistic World
J.H. Gray Lectures with Professor James Porter - DRINKS RECEPTION May 23, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Muesum of Classical Archaeology ,
J.H. Gray Lectures with Professor James Porter May 23, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM G.19,
Final Lecture - The Trouble with Style and the Music of War
Literature research seminar - with Johanna Hanink May 22, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM
Johanna Hanink (Brown University) Euripides, Erechtheus and the Athenian Tatenkatalog
J.H. Gray Lectures with Professor James Porter (Seminar) May 22, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM 1.11,
Thinking Through Homer Seminar: PMich 2754 and The contest of Homer and Hesiod
J.H. Gray Lectures with Professor James Porter May 21, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM G.19,
Thinking Through Homer 1st Lecture- What Did Homer See?
Drink and Draw May 2019 May 17, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics,
Sketching in the Cast Gallery after-hours, with a glass of wine
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Ashley Mehra and Anya Morrice May 17, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Ashley Mehra - Between cultivated self-image and historical reality: a critical study of classical Athens as an 'open city' // Anya Morrice: Egypt, Emperors and Worship
Philosophy Thursday seminar - Plotinus Ennead 1.6 May 16, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Literature research seminar - with Jess Lightfoot May 15, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM 1.04,
Jess Lightfoot Poetry, Prose and Patronage in the Periodos to Nicomedes
Classical Reception Seminar - ‘Returning to Salamanca: a Telemachan Odyssey’ May 14, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM Room G.21, Faculty of Classics,
Dr Kathleen Riley (Independent, Australia) - Classical Reception Seminar - ‘Returning to Salamanca: a Telemachan Odyssey’
Ancient History Graduate Research Seminar with Dr Estelle Strazdins May 13, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:45 PM G.21,
Estelle Strazdins The material Reception of Herodes Atticus
The B Club with Professor Marko Malink May 13, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Marko Malink (NYU) Antisthenes on Definition: Aristotle’s Metaphysics H.3
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Reece Emends and a round table, chaired by Krishnan Ram-Prasad May 10, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Reece Emends - Cola di Rienzoand the lex de imperio Vespasiani
Philosophy Thursday seminar - Plotinus Ennead 1.6 May 09, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM 1.11,
Philological Society with Professor Nino Luraghi May 09, 2019 from 04:15 PM to 06:45 PM Sidgwick Hall - Newwnham College,
Professor Nino Luraghi Folktale and local tradition in Charon of Lampsakos
Literature research seminar - with Dennis Feeney May 08, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM 1.04,
Dennis Feeney (Princeton University) Address, and self-address, in Horace’s Odes
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Anna Athanasopoulou and Zack Case May 03, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Anna Athanasopoulou - Lucian on the material splendour of the baths of Hippias // Zack Case - Unfunny jokes and bad senses of humour in Aristophanes
Eros in Ancient Philosophy - The 9th Cambridge Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy, 3 - 4 May 2019 from May 03, 2019 09:15 AM to May 04, 2019 03:00 PM G.21 in the Faculty,
Eros in Ancient Philosophy - The 9th Cambridge Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy, 3 - 4 May 2019
Philosophy Thursday seminar - Plotinus Ennead 1.6 May 02, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Classical Reception Seminar - ‘Dionysus after Nietzsche: The Birth of Tragedy in twentieth-century literature and thought’ May 02, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM 1.02, Faculty of Classics,
Dr Adam Lecznar (UCL) - Classical Reception Seminar - ‘Dionysus after Nietzsche: The Birth of Tragedy in twentieth-century literature and thought’
Literature research seminar - with Jo Farrell May 01, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 05:30 PM 1.04,
Joe Farrell (University of Pennsylvania) The gods in Ennius
Ancient History Graduate Research Seminar with Professor Geoffrey Greatrex Apr 29, 2019 from 05:15 PM to 06:55 PM 1.04,
Geoffrey Greatrex (Ottawa) How to interpret Procopius’ Persian tales: history, fable or morality tale?
The B Club with Dr Olivier Renaut Apr 29, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM 1.11,
Olivier Renaut (Paris Nanterre and Clare Hall) The rhetorical use of pity in Aristotle’s Rhetoric II.8
Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminars - with Sarah Sheard and Albert Bates Apr 26, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM 1.11,
Sarah Sheard - Doll-goddess-corpse: articulated bone and ivory figurines from the early imperial period // Albert Bates - The Clock of Cloanthus (Aen. 5.250-257) Ecphrasis, Epicureanism and the Imagination
Philosophy Thursday seminar - Plotinus Ennead 1.6 Apr 25, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM 1.11,
Philological Society - Professor Ineke Sluiter Apr 25, 2019 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM G.21,
Professor Ineke Sluiter Self-Commentary: ancient attempts to stabilize the meaning of one’s own texts

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Vacancy: Museum Education and Outreach Coordinator

Jun 06, 2019

Details of how to apply for this part time post are now available online. Closing date: Friday 5 July 2019.

2019 Gifford Lectures

Jun 04, 2019

Professor Beard's Gifford Lectures (University of Edinburgh), on The Ancient World and Us: From Fear and Loathing to Enlightenment and Ethics, are now available on line.

The Runciman Award 2019

May 13, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Robin Osborne is a recipient of the Runciman Award 2019 for 'The Transformation of Athens' (Princeton University Press).

Aldborough Roman Town Project Podcast

May 10, 2019

Follow progress on the Aldborough Roman Town Project via their podcast.

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