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Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

The much-anticipated Cambridge Greek Lexicon will be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) on 8th April 2021.

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Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

Professor Paul Cartledge, Emeritus A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, received the Commander of the Order of Honour (Ταξιάρχης τῆς Τιμῆς), for his 'contribution to enhancing Greece's stature abroad'.

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Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

Dr Renaud Gagné, Director of Undergraduate Studies, discusses the on-going challenges and adaptations made by the Faculty as the Covid-19 crisis continues and Lent term began under a renewed lockdown.

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Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

Rachel Phillips describes some of the challenges faced during the pandemic by doctoral students engaged in full time research.

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Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Archaeologists Alessandro Launaro, Senior Lecturer, and Ninetta Leone, Research Associate, have been working as members of the Cambridge MACH group to develop mathematical approaches to the classification of Roman pottery, part of the “Unveiling the Invisible” project funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

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The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

A Fellow of Trinity from 1958, and Secretary of Trinity College Council for very many years, John was a University Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) before he was appointed to the Office of University Draftsman at the Old Schools. John died on 23 February after a long illness.

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Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Justyna Ladosz, Education and Outreach Coordinator in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, explains how she continues to facilitate lessons for school groups whilst the Museum remains closed, and how the Faculty’s students continue to deliver the Learn Latin with MoCA project.

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Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

Dr Rebecca Flemming, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Jesus College, has been appointed as a Joukowsky Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) for 2020-21. Rebecca also recently featured on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing the Justinianic Plague.

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Gates scholarship

The Faculty congratulates Emeline McClellan from the University of Georgia on winning a highly competitive US Gates scholarship for pursuing the MPhil in Classics at Cambridge.

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Did the ancient Greeks and Romans do historical linguistics?

Did the ancient Greeks and Romans do historical linguistics?

This year’s annual J H Gray Lecture will be delivered virtually by Philomen Probert, Professor of Classical Philology and Linguistics, University of Oxford and a Fellow of Wolfson College.

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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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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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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 Digital Mycenae on the Cambridge Digital Library

Launch of Digital Mycenae on the Cambridge Digital Library

The Faculty is delighted to announce the launch of the first phase of the digitisation of the Mycenae Excavation and Publication Archive.

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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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Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

Mar 31, 2021

The much-anticipated Cambridge Greek Lexicon will be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) on 8th April 2021.

Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

Mar 30, 2021

Professor Paul Cartledge, Emeritus A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, received the Commander of the Order of Honour (Ταξιάρχης τῆς Τιμῆς), for his 'contribution to enhancing Greece's stature abroad'.

Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

Mar 02, 2021

Dr Renaud Gagné, Director of Undergraduate Studies, discusses the on-going challenges and adaptations made by the Faculty as the Covid-19 crisis continues and Lent term began under a renewed lockdown.

Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

Mar 01, 2021

Rachel Phillips describes some of the challenges faced during the pandemic by doctoral students engaged in full time research.

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