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Read more at: Inaugural Lecure: Professor James Clackson

Inaugural Lecure: Professor James Clackson

6 June 2017

Watch again: the inaugural lecture by Professor James Clackson, Professor of Comparative Philology, " 'Dangerous Lunatics’: Cambridge and Comparative Philology".


Read more at: Laurence Seminar: Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 May 2017

Laurence Seminar: Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 May 2017

16 May 2017

Details of this year’s Laurence seminar, Freedom of speech, censorship and the ancient world, are now available online.


Read more at: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

21 April 2017

Information on the next round of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is now available online.


Read more at: Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

5 January 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.


Read more at: University Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

University Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

21 August 2014

University Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)


Read more at: Temporary job

Temporary job

28 May 2014

We are currently recruiting for the post of Temporary Teaching Associate in the Faculty of Classics (Philosophy) – maternity cover.


Latest news

Regius Professorship of Greek

16 January 2023

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Greek from 1 April 2023. He is currently the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the University. Looking ahead to his new role, Professor Whitmarsh commented: ’I am thrilled and honoured to be taking up this...

Mary Beard receives THE Outstanding Achievement Award

18 November 2022

Professor Mary Beard received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards . The citation hailed how she had “broken through the ivory tower’s walls and brought her unique enthusiasm for her subject – and crucially, what it can teach us about contemporary life and politics – to the world”...

University Assistant Professorship in Classics

15 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Ancient Greek History and/or Archaeology) from 1 September 2023. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Archaic/Classical/Hellenistic Greek History and/or Archaeology. We welcome...

Brian Leech Memorial Fund

10 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to announce the establishment of the Brian Leech Memorial Fund. The Fund comes about thanks to a generous donation by Emma Gleave, and is made in memory of her late father, Brian Leech. Brian Leech had a long and successful career as both barrister and judge. He also greatly enjoyed classical studies – with a life-long passion for ancient Greek and Latin languages.