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Spring 2021 Sather Series to include Mary Beard and MM McCabe

Spring 2021 Sather Series to include Mary Beard and MM McCabe

This year’s annual series of Sather Lectures will be delivered virtually by four previous Sather Professors, including Mary Beard, Professor of Classics and Fellow of Newnham College and MM McCabe, Professor of Ancient Philosophy Emerita, King's College London, and Honorary Fellow of Jesus College.

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Access & Outreach coordinator

Details of how to apply for this post are now available online. Closing date 11 February 2021.

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Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

An online corpus of more than 2,000 inscriptions in Greek and Latin of the Roman period from Cyrenaica (eastern Libya), of which Joyce Reynolds is the Principal Author has been published to mark her 102nd birthday.

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Dr. Neil Hopkinson

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of Dr. Neil Hopkinson (1957–2021).

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New Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Caroline Vout begins her term as Director of the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

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Race Equality

The Faculty Board has issued a statement on Race Equality.

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Current Archaeology Award - voting open

The Faculty's Aldborough Roman Town has been nominated for Current Archaeology Award for Best Research Project of the Year. See link for how to vote.

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Australian Academy of Humanities

The Faculty is delighted to report that Professor Simon Goldhill has been elected as a Corresponding Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities.

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2021

The Faculty invites applications from early career researchers to the this fellowship. Internal deadline: 21 December 2020.

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Professor Beard's new series, Inside Culture, broadcasts on 24 September

Professor Mary Beard is starting a new series of her Arts and Culture programme, now called "Inside Culture" on BBC2 (7.30 pm Thursday 24 Sept).

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UK universities 2021 – Guardian league table

Cambridge Classics maintains its place at the top of the Guardian league table

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Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies: Professor Cartledge

The Faculty congratulates Professor Paul Cartledge on becoming President of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (the Hellenic Society) in June. Among his predecessors are Professor Easterling, Professor Osborne, and Professor Schofield.

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Cambridge Classical Studies Series & Gold Open Access

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to have reached an agreement with Cambridge University Press by which, for the next three years, five volumes a year in the Cambridge Classical Studies Series (monographs on Classical topics written by academics working in or recently trained in Cambridge) will be published Gold Open Access without charge to the author or the Faculty. This is a significant initiative, designed to maximise the impact of the excellent Classical research being done in Cambridge.

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Mapping Falerii Novi, Italy

For the first time, archaeologists have succeeded in mapping a complete Roman city, Falerii Novi in Italy, using advanced ground penetrating radar (GPR), allowing them to reveal astonishing details while it remains deep underground. The technology could revolutionise our understanding of ancient settlements.

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Teaching Associate in Classics

Details of how to apply for this part time fixed term teaching post are now avilable online. Deadline Monday 6th July 2020.

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Launch of the Mycenae Archive

The Faculty is delighted to announce the launch of the Mycenae Archive. To celebrate this significant anniversary, the Faculty has collaborated with the University Library and the BSA to digitise the excavation records from Wace's work at the site from 1920 to 1957.

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New Collection Videos

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.

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Building Closure

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

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Coronavirus guidance

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

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

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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Ted Kenney

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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Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline Vout has been appointed to the Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History, a visiting professorship at the University of Leiden. The appointment is for five years from Michaelmas 2019.

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2019 Gifford Lectures

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.

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The Runciman Award 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).

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Aldborough Roman Town Project Podcast

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

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Museum Closure on Mondays

The Museum of Classical Archaeology will close on Mondays, beginning Monday 29 April 2019.

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J. Paul Getty Medal

The Faculty is delighted to report that Mary Beard has been named as one of this year's recipients of the J. Paul Getty Medal. See weblink for further information.

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Ingo Gildenhard and John Henderson's new publication

Ingo Gildenhard and John Henderson's new publication

The new course book on Virgil, Aeneid 11 (Pallas & Camilla) includes Latin text, study aids with vocabulary, and commentary.

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2019 Outreach event list

We have now released details of the Outreach events that the Faculty of Classics that will be hosting or participating in during 2019.

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Spring 2021 Sather Series to include Mary Beard and MM McCabe

Jan 22, 2021

This year’s annual series of Sather Lectures will be delivered virtually by four previous Sather Professors, including Mary Beard, Professor of Classics and Fellow of Newnham College and MM McCabe, Professor of Ancient Philosophy Emerita, King's College London, and Honorary Fellow of Jesus College.

Access & Outreach coordinator

Jan 18, 2021

Details of how to apply for this post are now available online. Closing date 11 February 2021.

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

Jan 13, 2021

An online corpus of more than 2,000 inscriptions in Greek and Latin of the Roman period from Cyrenaica (eastern Libya), of which Joyce Reynolds is the Principal Author has been published to mark her 102nd birthday.

Dr. Neil Hopkinson

Jan 08, 2021

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of Dr. Neil Hopkinson (1957–2021).

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