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Read more at: ‘Digital Thessaly' project

‘Digital Thessaly' project

24 May 2022

The British School at Athens and the Archives of the Faculty of Classics and Pembroke College are pleased to announce that the first phase of the project ‘Digital Thessaly’ has been completed. Funded by the Cambridge Digital Humanities, this project reunites on BSA Digital Collections Alan Wace’s research notebooks that...


Read more at: Teaching Associate in Ancient History

Teaching Associate in Ancient History

24 May 2022

Details of how to apply for this full time, fixed term post are now available online: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/34954/


Read more at: Museum Education and Outreach Coordinator

Museum Education and Outreach Coordinator

17 May 2022

Details of how to apply of this part time, fixed term post are now available online. https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35015/ Closing date: 20 June 2022.


Read more at: New Assistant Professors of Classics

New Assistant Professors of Classics

8 April 2022

The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of four new Assistant Professors of Classics who will join the Faculty in Michaelmas 2022. This is the largest number of simultaneous new appointments for some time: Dr Laura Castelli Dr Lea Niccolai Dr Shushma Malik Dr Henry Spelman We look forward to welcoming them to...


Read more at: Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) awarded ERC grant
Egyptian hieroglyphs

Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) awarded ERC grant

16 March 2022

Philippa Steele, Senior Research Associate at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, has been awarded a grant of 2 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC) to investigate the visual properties of pre-modern writing. The five-year project, Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS), will...


Read more at: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning: Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Awards

Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning: Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Awards

4 February 2022

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Lylaah Bhalerao (MPhil cohort 2020-21) has been highly commended in the University’s Outstanding Student Contribution Awards (Inclusive Practice) in recognition of the work she undertook to make Classics as a Faculty and a discipline more inclusive, particularly her work organising...


Read more at: Michael Squire to join Faculty as Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology
Professor Michael Squire with students

Michael Squire to join Faculty as Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology

27 January 2022

We are delighted to announce that Michael Squire, Professor of Classical Art, King’s College London, has been elected Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology as successor to Professor Martin Millett who retires on 30 September 2022. The Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology was established in 1930 at the...


Read more at: James Warren begins his term as Chair of the Faculty Board
James Warren, Chair of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Classics

James Warren begins his term as Chair of the Faculty Board

12 January 2022

James Warren, Professor of Ancient Philosophy and Fellow of Corpus Christi College took over as Chair of the Faculty Board on 1 January 2022.


Read more at: New Year's Honours 2022: James Diggle CBE

New Year's Honours 2022: James Diggle CBE

1 January 2022

The Faculty is delighted to report that Emeritus Professor James Diggle has been awarded a CBE for his services to Classical Scholarship in the 2022 New Year's Honours List. James was Professor of Greek and Latin from 1995 until he retired in 2011 and is a Fellow of the British Academy as well as Life Fellow at Queens'...


Read more at: Aldborough Roman Town

Aldborough Roman Town

24 November 2021

Watch a new film about Aldborough Roman Town , exploring its archaeological story. Created by Dr Rose Ferraby, it celebrates new understandings of the site from the Aldborough Roman Town Project .


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‘Digital Thessaly' project

24 May 2022

The British School at Athens and the Archives of the Faculty of Classics and Pembroke College are pleased to announce that the first phase of the project ‘Digital Thessaly’ has been completed. Funded by the Cambridge Digital Humanities, this project reunites on BSA Digital Collections Alan Wace’s research notebooks that...

Teaching Associate in Ancient History

24 May 2022

Details of how to apply for this full time, fixed term post are now available online: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/34954/

Museum Education and Outreach Coordinator

17 May 2022

Details of how to apply of this part time, fixed term post are now available online. https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35015/ Closing date: 20 June 2022.

New Assistant Professors of Classics

8 April 2022

The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of four new Assistant Professors of Classics who will join the Faculty in Michaelmas 2022. This is the largest number of simultaneous new appointments for some time: Dr Laura Castelli Dr Lea Niccolai Dr Shushma Malik Dr Henry Spelman We look forward to welcoming them to...